Newburgh 19th Mar. 83
The Money which was received in Feby or March last year for my Household Expences, is more than expended; and the subsistence Notes in the hands of the D. Pay Master will procure nothing from the Country people. Be so kind then, my good Sir; as to point me to the means with which these expences are to be borne.
For immediate & pressing calls I was obliged, a day or two ago, to draw upon the Contingent fund in the hand of the Pay Master for 200 dollars—whether this is the source to which I am to have recourse in future remains with you to decide. I am, Dr Sir—&ca
DLC: Papers of George Washington.