|Sir.||Dept. of State, Feby. 13. 1806.|
I request you to be pleased to issue a warrant for three thousand nine hundred & forty seven dollars & thirty six cents on the appropriations for Barbary intercours[e,] in favor of James Davidson Jnr. the holder of the enclosed bill of Exchange, drawn upon me for the same, in favor of Dagen, Purviance & Co. by Tobias Lear Esqr. Consul General at Algiers, who is to be charged for the same & held accountable. I am &c.
DNA: RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.