Baltimore April 22. 1808
At the request of General Smith, we have purchased, & have the honor herewith to enclose, Wm. Patterson & Sons draft on Severyn & Hauebroeck Amsterdam for two thousand five hundred Guilders, equal, at the Exchange of 40 Cents Guilder, to One thousand dollars, & which we have paid for, in a Check for that sum, remitted by General Smith.
We are with the highest respect Sir Your Obedt Servts.
S Smith & Buchanan
MHi: Coolidge Collection.