Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to the Auditors, 4 April 1781

To the Auditors

Apl 4. 1781.


Be pleased to issue to Mr. John Brown [Browne] Six Warrants for three hundred thousand pounds each and one for two hundred thousand pounds upon account.1

By Advice of Council.

Th: Jefferson

RC (Vi: Contingent Fund Vouchers); in a clerk’s hand, signed by TJ; endorsed: “4 April 1781 Jno Brown £2000000 [This figure has been crossed out and the following substituted in another hand:] 1700000 & 300000 On Acco. Exd. £2000000.”

1Va. Council Jour. description begins Journals of the Council of the State of Virginia, ed. H. R. McIlwaine description ends , ii, 326, adds the following: “as Commissioner of the Provision Law.”

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