Archibald McIntyre to MVB, 22 February 1815

[Archibald McIntyre] to MVB, 22 February 1815

Sir, 

Your letter of yesterdays date is before me.

The proposed Loan of $350,000 by the State to the General Government can only be made by first borrowing the amount on the credit of the State. But as the State Tax for 1815 will be realized in the early part of the next year, I think this sum can be borrowed for the object contemplated without any prejudice or embarrassment to the State.

Whilst writing I beg you to permit me to suggest for your consideration and for the consideration of the Committee of ways and means the propriety of a provision to authorize his Excellency the Governor to obtain from the General Government payment in Stock or otherwise for all such those expenditures of the State during the War as are in his opinion properly chargeable to the United States.

I have the honor to be

With great respect Sir

Your most obedt. Servt

Docket:

Draft anwer to a Letter from M.

V. Buren, Chm. Com: Ways & Means

of Senate, on subject of a Loan to the

Genl. Govt. Feb: 23. 1815

Editorial Process Complete