From George Washington
[Philadelphia] December 18, 1793. “Pay to the Director of the Mint,1 for the purposes thereof, two thousand five hundred and forty four Dollars, and thirty seven Cents, on account.”
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; letterpress copy, in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress. The original of the letterpress copy, which Jefferson intended to be used as the form for a warrant, was enclosed in Jefferson to Washington, December 18, 1793 (ALS, letterpress copy, Thomas Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress).
1. David Rittenhouse.