James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Jacquelin Ambler, 30 July 1787

To Jacquelin Ambler

Philada. July 30. 1787.


Please to pay ⟨to Messrs. Francis and John West of Philadelphia or order⟩ five hundred and fifty two dollars for value received, as an advance for one quarters attendance on ⟨Congress⟩,1 to   Yr. Obedt. & hble servt.

Js. Madison Jr.

RC (Vi). Endorsed at bottom of the page: “Philadelphia August 2. 1787. This bill will certainly be paid on sight. Edm: Randolph.” Endorsed on verso: “Pay the within Contents to Messrs: Henry & Joyce or Order for our Accot. Fran: & Jno: West.” Docketed in the hand of auditor John Pendleton: “10th Augt. 1787. The Hon. Jas Madison £165.12.0.” Words within angle brackets supplied by Randolph.

1JM had written here “the Convention,” which Randolph deleted.

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