From John Stockdale
Piccadilly 12th. Augt. 1785.
I received Yours dated the 28th. of July by the bearer of this Letter. All orders that I may have the honor to receive from You shall be punctually executed. As to payment I am in no hurry but will once or twice a Year transmit a Bill which may be paid in London when Convenient. The books orderd, I shall have to procure from Scotland before I can dispatch them to America, which will be done with all convenient speed. I shall take occasion to send You such publications as are valuable by every opportunity that may offer. The Bearer brings the first parcel. I am Sir Yr. much obligd. & very Hble Servant,
RC (MHi); endorsed. Recorded in SJL as received 23 Sep. 1785 “by W. Short.”