From George Washington1
[New York, March 31, 1790]
The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorised to negotiate and agree for a Loan to the United States to an amount not exceeding one hundred thousand Dollars, bearing an Interest not exceeding six . Cent annum to be applied towards carrying into effect the appropriation made by the Act Entitled, “An Act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year one thousand seven hundred & ninety.”2 and according to the annexed representation.
|March 31st. 1790|
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; LC, RG 39, Letter Book, 1789–1795, National Archives.