23 Jan 1806
T. Munroe begs leave respectfully to enquire of the President whether the enclosed Acct. is in conformity with the last verbal directions given to T.M. on the subject—He recollects having more than once recd. instructions relative to Mr Lenthalls compensation, but not having a perfect recollection of the last, hopes to be excused for giving the trouble of this enquiry before he pays the balance now applied for—
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.