George Town 8th. Apl. 1807
Mr. Mason is now absent from his Counting House. I therefore take the liberty to send you a note for 500$ to renew one for the like sum falling due tomorrow which please sign and return to day when it shall be ⟨offered⟩.
I also take the liberty to enclose a statement o⟨f⟩ the discou⟨nts⟩ he has paid on this note balance due him (including the discount to be paid tommorrow) 50 54/ cen $ which please examine at your convenience. very respectfully Your Obt.
DLC: Papers of James Madison.