James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 18 November 1811

From Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Washington. Novr. 18h. 1811


In order to defray immediate demands on the fund for furnishing the Presidents house, I solicit You to grant me a warrant for 300$ on account. My account up to your departure from the city has been settled at the Treasury, and for the monies since received I have the requisite Vouchers and shall transmit them to the treasury before the end of the quarter.

Among the accounts now payable is 100$ for a file of National Intelligencer’s due to Mr. Harrison Smith. I am with high respect Your obedt hble servt

B H Latrobe

In order to save trouble I enclose, as usual, the form transmitted formerly by you to the Treasury.

RC (DLC); FC (MdHi: Latrobe Letterbooks). RC docketed by JM. Enclosure not found.

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