From Thomas Randall1
New York, October 15, 1792. “Please to pay to Tench Coxe Esqr. Three Hundred and Eighty Dollars 77/100 for Oil bought … for the Light house at Cape Henry Virginia.”
ALS, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Lighthouse Expenses, National Archives.
1. Randall was superintendent of the lighthouse at Sandy Hook, New Jersey.