§ Account of
Samuel Harrison Smith with the State Department
27 March 1802, Department of State. Lists Smith’s charges from November 1801 to 1 Mar. 1802 amounting to $287 for printing forms and circulars, among them 250 copies of the Convention of 1800, 250 letters of marque, 550 land warrants, and 100 copies of JM’s circular letter to consuls.1
Ms (DNA: RG 217, First Auditor’s Accounts, no. 13,218). 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by JM.
1. PJM-SS description begins Robert J. Brugger et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Secretary of State Series (7 vols. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1986–). description ends , 2:1–4. On 15 July 1802 Smith also charged the State Department $1,196 for printing ten thousand copies of the laws passed at the first session of the Seventh Congress (DNA: RG 217, First Auditor’s Accounts, no. 13,683).