To John Cochran1
Treasury Department, September 24, 1794. “I have directed the Treasurer … to remit to you, a draught for Ninety Thousand Dollars on account of the Interest payable … on the several species of stocks standing on your books.”2 Letter not found.]
LS, sold at Swann Galleries, March 8, 1945, Lot 18.
1. Cochran was commissioner of loans for New York.
2. Extract taken from dealer’s catalogue.
On September 24, 1794, Warrant No. 4060 for ninety thousand dollars was issued to Cochran (D, RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 6392, National Archives).