To William Eaton
Department of State: Washington,
12 Octr. 1801.
Capt. Jercovich of the Ragusan Brigantine Benevenuto having executed a release of his charter-party, I enclose a certified copy of the instrument for your information. I have delivered to him on your behalf a mutual release. The money paid to him on account of this transaction has been duly charged against you in the Treasury books. I am very respectfully, sir, Your most obed. servt.