From James Yard
St. Croix, 26 Aug. 1792. He has received TJ’s letter of 31 May 1792 and the laws passed in the last session of Congress. Having decided to sail for the United States, he will defer his observations on these islands until seeing TJ.
RC (DNA: RG 59, CD); 1 p.; endorsed by TJ as received 6 Oct. 1792 and so recorded in SJL.