From Richard Harrison
Treasury Department Auditors Office 29. Novr. 1792
To avoid the delay which, from a want of Information, sometimes attends the passage of Salary Accounts, I find it necessary to request that you will be pleased to direct a list to be made out, for my guidance in future, of all the Civil Officers who have been commissioned by the president of the United States; with the dates of their Appointment, and Death or Resignation, annexed. I have the honor to be, with great Respect, Sir Yr. obed. hble Srt.
RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); at foot of text: “The Honble. Thos. Jefferson Secretary of State”; endorsed by TJ as received 30 Nov. 1792 and so recorded in SJL.