From George W. Erving, 11 November 1802
American Consulate London, Novr. 11. 1802
I have this day drawn a Bill ⟨o⟩f Exchange upon you for Two thousand five hundred and fifty five Dollars at thirty days sight in favor of Laurence Williams Esquire of this place or his ⟨o⟩rder. This is for the service of the Agency for the relief and protection of American Seamen, according to particulars contained in my dispatch of Octr. 21st. to Nov. 5th. which went by the English Ship Mary, Thomas Temple Master on board which Vessel I sent as passengers eighty two of our distressed Seamen. I have the honor to be With the most perfect respect Sir, your very Obed. Servt.
George W Erving