James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Jones, 22 September 1813

From William Jones

Navy Depmt Sept. 22. 1813


Be pleased to sign and transmit the enclosed transfer.1 It is intended to meet the 80,000 Drs. overdrawn per Second column of the Statement herewith enclosed. Very respectfully Your Obdt Servt

W Jones

RC (DNA: RG 59, ML). Enclosures not found, but see n. 1.

1The transfer stated that pursuant to the authority given the President by the act of Congress of 3 Mar. 1809, JM was directing that $60,000 of the Navy’s $1,000,000 appropriation for 1813 be applied to repairs of vessels, and $20,000 to contingent expenses. JM signed the transfer on 24 Sept. 1813 (DNA: RG 45, Letters Sent to the Treasury Department; and DNA: RG 45, LSP).

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