From William Whann
Bank of Columbia Decemr. 15th 1818
I have recd. by the mail of this day a check drawn by James Monroe on this Bank for 1.200 Dolls. which, according to the endorsement I have placed to your credit in this Bank.1 Very Respectfully I have the Honor to be Sir Your Obt Sert
Willm. Whann Cash.2
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.
2. William Whann (d. 1822) was cashier of the Bank of Columbia in Georgetown, D.C., for over twenty years (Daily National Intelligencer, 11 Mar. 1822).