To Wilhelm Schuss1
New York July 5th 1804
During Yesterdays Fete,2 having had occasion to discharge ⟨– –⟩ recently repaired; I must ⟨–⟩ the Barrel now ⟨– – –⟩ in the Opposite Direction. I will expect you ⟨– – –⟩ immedy upon your Return to the City.
Transcript furnished by Mr. Lincoln Diamant, Tarrytown, New York.
1. Schuss was a New York City gunsmith.