Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Tench Coxe, with Jefferson’s Note, 31 July 1793

From Tench Coxe, with Jefferson’s Note

July 31. 1793

Mr. Coxe has the honor to inform Mr. Jefferson that he has purchased of Mr. John Wilcocks a bill on London at 174 perCt. to the amount of 5000 Drs. Mr. Wilcocks wishes for the Cash this day and will give Mr. Coxe the bills by the time Mr. Jefferson can send a check on the Bank.

[Note by TJ:]

gave instantly an order on the bank for 5000. D. payable to John Wilcocks or bearer.

Th J.

RC (DLC); with TJ’s undated note subjoined; endorsed by TJ as received 31 July 1793 and so recorded in SJL.

TJ’s order of this date was drawn on the Bank of the United States “on account of the department of state” (FC in DLC; entirely in TJ’s hand).

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