Board of Treasury

Septembr. 8, 1789.


            As you have accepted an Office, which necessarily precludes your further attention to the Accounts of the late Secret, and Commercial Committees; you will be pleased to deposit with the Accountant of the Treasury, all the Books and Papers relative hereto; and to Report a statement of those accounts to the present time.

            We are Sir,

Your Obedient Humble Servants,

Samuel Osgood,

Walter Livingston

Arthur Lee



Benjamin Walker, Esquire

Late Commissioner for settling the Accounts of the Secret & Commercial Committees.




Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 2, M2009.070, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall


Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2016 March 31