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Washington City 23 March 1844[added: W.A. [unclear: Morrison ] Esqr.]Dear Sir
By the mail of last night I received your letters of 21st inst [instant]. concerning a fifty dollar treasury note. This morning I appeared at the treasury, and was then instructed to apply at the Bank of the Metropolis. I did so, and named the check his endorsed, no [number] 6539, dated 22nd March 1844, payable to your order for fifty notes, on day often sight, at the Bank of North america phil [Philadelphia] .__ I hope this arrangement is in to satisfactory to you. This was, in fact no obligation to the note you sent me.
Your old acquaintances, Genrl [General] Jacobs and Hugh S. McClung , of Knoxville are here, and Jacobs leaves from Philadelphia on tomorrow, or Monday.
I am very respectfully, Your Obt. Servt [Obedient Servant].
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W.H. Thompson Esqr [Esquire]. Philadelphia Penn [Pennsylvania].