Treasury Department April 14th 1796.
The Secretary of the Treasury respectfully submits to the consideration of The President of the United States a Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue of the 12th Instant enclosing the copy of a Contract entered into by the Collector of Wilmington with Isaac Davies for the stakeage of Cape Fear river in North Carolina.
The Secretary is of opinion that it will be for the interest of the United States to confirm the said Contract. All which is respectfully submitted.
Oliv. Wolcott Jr
Secy of the Treasy
DLC: Papers of George Washington.