Washington Dec. 7. 07
The paiment of 30. D. made by you to Capt. Shepherd for bringing two Cub-bears from New Orleans, according to your letter of Nov. 20. to Genl. Dearborne, having been on my account, I now inclose you an order of the bank of the US. at this place on that at Baltimore for that sum, and with my thanks present you my salutations & respects.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.