From James Simpson, 14 September 1802
Tangier 14th. Septr. 1802.
I beg leave to acquaint you I have this day taken the liberty of drawing a Bill on you to order of Mr. Edward Humphry, payable thirty days after presentation for Two thousand dollars, on Account of Sallary; which request you will be pleased to direct being paid.
Including this Bill, I have since my appointment to this Consulate, drawn for Ten thousand dollars in all, on Account of Sallary. I have the honour to be with great respect Sir Your Most Obedient and Most Humble Servant