SUBSCRIPTION for the AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION of INDEPENDENCE.
To Daniel W. Coxe Esq. member of the Committee of Superintendance.—
In pursuance of certain resolutions adopted by the Town meeting, at Philadelphia, on Tuesday 27th June 1826, Each member of the Committee has been authorized and requested, to receive from his fellow Citizens, or from any Society in the City or County of Philadelphia, or from any part of the State, Subscriptions, without limitation of amount, for the personal relief of the Venerable Thomas Jefferson.
And by a resolution adopted, Each member is requested to pay over to the undersigned, the Amount of his Collections.
Philada 29th June 1826
|E. L. Burd|
|Treasurer of the Committee of Superintendance|
William Short $500. paid & received by the Treasurer
Levett Harris $100. paid & received by the Treasurer
John Steele Dr $100—
John Connelly Dr $100
William Jones $50. paid
Dan. W. Coxe $50 paid
Tho. Cadwalader $50. paid & received by the Treasurer
N Biddle $50.
Manuel Eyre 50 Drs
Guy Bryan 50 Drs paid
Josiah Randall $25 paid
John Vaughan $25 paid & received by the Treasurer
John Sergeant Drs 25 paid
John A Brown—$25 paid
Lewis Clapier Drs 25 paid
William Stevenson Drs 25 paid
J: Ridgway—$25 Paid
Dr Chapman $25
hugh Colhoun pd Ten Dollars—
Jno. McCrea / Ten Dollars
Jacob L heny paid Ten Dollars
Pr Ls Langerenne Pd Ten dollars
Silas E. Weir—Dr 20—
R. W. Meercle paid—10
Bruguire & Teissiere pd—10—
|〃||〃||〃||J. A. Brown||25|
|〃||3||〃||Bruger & Teissiere||10|
|〃||〃||〃||R W. Meade||10|
|paid over to E. J. Burd Esqr Treasurer July 11. 1826||Recd||225|
Received 11th July 1826 of D. W. Coxe Esquire two hundred & twenty five Dollars the amount of such of the above subscriptions as have been actually paid to him—by the Contributors—It is understood that Eighty Dollars part of the above sum of three hundred & five Dollars have not yet been received by him—
|E. L. Burd|
|Treasurer of the Committee &c|
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.