|Sir||Philadelphia Febr. 2th 1797|
when I had the honour to wait upon you Sir, you was pleased to ask me wether my husband had appleid to old Congress, which I answerd in the negative to you, owing not understanding perfect by your meaning, he has So far appleid as to have Send a Copie of the list of debtors and creditors, with a letter or petetion, to Request theire influence, in ordre to be Sooner remboursed; the particulars I do not Remember; but Should any Such papers be in Congress it meight be of Some use in my favor Stating the vallidity of the Large advances my husband has made for this Country; your Philanthropi must plead my excuse Sir and fergive the Bold intrution, of a unhappy widow for her orphan child; of Troubling you; Permit me to have the honour Sir to Subscribe my Self your very humble Servat
A.M. de Neufville
DLC: Papers of George Washington.