§ To Albert Gallatin
21 December 1804, Department of State. “I have the honor to request that you will be pleased to issue a warrant for four thousand, forty two dollars, and fifty six cents, on the appropriations for Barbary Intercourse in favor of James Davidson Jr. the assignee of a bill of exchange for the same sum drawn upon me on the 21st. Septr. last, by Messrs. Dagen, Purviance & Co. of Leghorn,1 who are to be charged with the same on the books of the Treasury. The bill is enclosed.”
Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14). 1 p.