§ To Robert Smith
12 April 1804, Department of State. “I have the honor to enclose a bill drawn upon me by Mr. Cathcart for five thousand two hundred & fifty dollars, which, from the accompanying letter of advice, appears to be intended to cover expenditures on account of the Navy Department.1 I shall refer the holder of the Bill to you for payment.”
Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14). 1 p.