To Tench Coxe
Apr. 20. 1791.
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Mr. Coxe and returns him the table of shipping with thanks for the opportunity of examining it. He sends for Mr. Coxe’s examination one of the returns, which Th: J. has required half-yearly from our Consuls in foreign ports, and will thank Mr. Coxe for any hints for it’s improvement either by insertions or omissions.
RC (CtY); addressed: “Mr. Coxe”; endorsed. Not recorded in SJL.