|Spanish translation & annotations|
C. P. Patterson Esq.
Supt. U. S. Coast Survey
Washington D. C.
I regret to find that in my previous estimate of the amounts payable this year, I had forgotten several bills which I had already paid which aggregate some $150. I now send a schedule of my June accounts, which must be very nearly correct, in which I have inserted nothing which by any construction could be considered an account of my own personally. The total amounts to $ 779.71, being 423.79 in excess of the amount allowed me. I have omitted a bill for some stationery, etc. which I have ordered, as neither the things nor the bills have yet been received.
The bills marked with a star have actually been paid (less $5 in one case), & adding $25 for other amounts paid out, we have $278.63 paid by me. In addition to that I have deposited $40 in Berlin to pay bills with
and there was a double payment to Breguet of $85 each (owing to his drawing & my transmitting nearly simultaneously) and I have left the amount in his hands for convenience, in future. I have thus paid out in one way & another for the Coast Survey some $400 in excess of vouchers sent in. The balance against me on Dr. Porter’s books is $270. In order to meet all demands up to the end of June including my pay, I shall need about $750, as follows:
June abstract $779.71
" pay 239.17
Balance against me 272.25
Amount needed 746.63
Dr. Porter desires me to omit from the abstract and pay separately those bills for which vouchers cannot be had without delay. However this may be arranged, the same amount will be needed.
Yours very respectfully
C. S. Peirce
C. S. Peirce's abstract for June 1877
Transcription by Sara Barrena (2017)
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Proyecto de investigación "La correspondencia del tercer viaje europeo de Charles S. Peirce (septiembre-noviembre 1877)"
Fecha del documento: 16 de febrero 2017
Última actualización: 17 de agosto 2017