From John Page
Philada. Jany. the 13th. [i.e. 12th] 1792
My dear Sir
The inclosed is such a Note, as with your Name on the Back of it (generally written across) will answer my Purpose and shall be no Inconvenience to you. I have now only Time to add that you have greatly obliged & relieved the Feelings of your Friend,
RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 12 Jan. 1792 and so recorded in SJL. Appended on separate sheet is a copy of the enclosed note entirely in TJ’s hand reading: “Philadelphia Jan. 13. 1792.—Sixty days after date I promise to pay to Thos. Jefferson Secy of State or to his order 630. Dollars at the bank of North America being for value received. John Page”; at the bottom of this note TJ added: “The above is a copy of a note I endorsed for Mr. Page to enable him to receive the money, for which consequently I am security to the bank” (N in MHi).