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To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Smith, 14 October 1807

14 Oct. 1807

For ordnance & military stores, comprehending cannon, ball, small arms, powder, salt petre, sulphur, &c.

For Canvas, cordage, timber, Copper &c.

For the employment of seamen not estimated or appropriated for—&

For the extra expence incurred in consequence of the order to fill up the Marine Corps—

The expence is estimated at abt. 800,000$

The sum of 800,000$ is conjectural—The returns of contracts & purchases made since the 22nd of June 1807, are not yet complete.

Rt Smith

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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