To the Commissioners for the District of Columbia
Philda Sepr 9th 1793.
I have duly received your Letter of Septm. 5th and in consequence thereof have Authorised Mr David Ross of Bladensburg & Colo. Robert Townsend Hooe of Alexandria to examine the accounts and Vouchers of the expenditure of the monies appropriated to your trust as Commissioners of the publick buildings of the Federal Territory & to certify to me the result.1 With esteem, I am Gent. your most Obt Hon. Servt,
LB, DNA: RG 42, Records of the Commissioners for the District of Columbia, Letters Sent, 1791–1802; Df, in Thomas Jefferson’s writing, DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW.