Office of the Commissioners of the Public Buildings Feb. 15. 1816
Inclosed we forward a contract made with the Bank of Washington for an additional loan for thirty seven thousand five hundred dollars, part of the loan authorised by the act of Congress for repairing and rebuilding the public buildings in the city of Washington for your approbation--and have the honor to subscribe ourselves with great consideration yr most obt svts
Richard Bland Lee
DLC: Papers of James Madison.