To Richard Harrison1
[Philadelphia, December 2, 1793. The dealer’s catalogue description of this letter reads: “Regarding the account of Young & Dannacker2 for ‘surplus cloathing furnished for the use of the army. As it appears that the Cloathing for the Sergeants & musicians has been made of cloth of a very superior quality, it is my wish that [they] be allowed an extraordinary compensation therefor.…” Letter not found.]
LS, sold by Swann Galleries, Inc., October 10, 1957, Lot 139.
1. Harrison was auditor of the Treasury.
2. William Young and George Dannacker were contractors for the Army.