Algiers, December 14th: 1807.
I have the honor to inform you that I have this day drawn upon you, in favor of John Gavino Esqr. for ten thousand dollars, at 30 days sight, on account of the United States of America for their Barbary Affairs. With the highest respect & consideration, I have the honor to be, Sir, Your mo. Ob. St.
(Signed) Tobias Lear