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II. Plan presented to the Conference Committee, [21 June 1790]

II. Plan presented to the Conference Committee

[21 June 1790]

Estimate of the expences of the diplomatic missions proposed for the U.S.

Dollars
[A Min]ister Plenipotentiary. His salary 11,250
  His Outfit, suppose it to happen once in 7. years, will equal annual sum of 1,607
  His Return, suppose it to happen once in 7. years, will equal annual sum of 402
  His Secretary 1350
  Postage, Couriers &c. about 400
15,009
A Chargé des affaires. His salary 4500
  His Outfit, suppose it once in 7. years 643
  His Return. do. 161
  His Secretary 1350
  Postage, Couriers &c. about 400
7054
Estimate, on a lower scale
Dollars
[A Mi]nister Plenipotentiary. His salary 9000
  His Outfit, suppose it once in 7. years will equal annual sum of 1285
  His Return, do. 321
  His Secretary 1350
  Postage, Couriers &c. about 400
12356

A Chargé des affaires. His salary cannot be proposed lower than 4500. Dollars, &c. as above.

PrC (DLC: TJ Papers, 55: 9467); entirely in TJ’s hand; at foot of text: “Communicated to Commee. of Conference June 21. 1790.”

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