From George Washington1
Philadelphia, January 26, 1795. “Pay to the Director of the Mint2 Five thousand dollars, to be applied to the purpose of that Establishment, agreeably to a statement exhibited to The Secretary of State, by the said Director the 16 of October last.”3
LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.
2. David Rittenhouse.
3. For Rittenhouse’s letter of October 16, 1794, see H to Washington, first letter of January 20, 1795, note 2.