From William Jones
Navy Depmt Sept. 22. 1813
Be pleased to sign and transmit the enclosed transfer.1 It is intended to meet the 80,000 Drs. overdrawn per Second column of the Statement herewith enclosed. Very respectfully Your Obdt Servt
RC (DNA: RG 59, ML). Enclosures not found, but see n. 1.
1. The transfer stated that pursuant to the authority given the President by the act of Congress of 3 Mar. 1809, JM was directing that $60,000 of the Navy’s $1,000,000 appropriation for 1813 be applied to repairs of vessels, and $20,000 to contingent expenses. JM signed the transfer on 24 Sept. 1813 (DNA: RG 45, Letters Sent to the Treasury Department; and DNA: RG 45, LSP).