Washington Jan. 16. 07.
I recieved last night your favor of the 12th. and I now remit you an order of the bank of this place on that at Baltimore for 67.30 the sum I assumed to mr Speer exclusive of Perry’s order for 150. D. of this last order I now remit you the additional sum of 50. D. being the portion of the order I assumed to mr Speer, having the day before he called on me remitted to Perry himself the 100. D. other part thereof. I should have remitted these sums on the 5th. inst. as I engaged to mr Speer had I then known to whom to address them. have written to Perry (to whom I remit 100. D. monthly) that if he directs it, his remittance for the next month shall be made to you, & I shall govern myself by his answer. Accept my salutations & respects.
P.S. I return you Perry’s order left with my by mr Speer.