From Robert Pollard
Richmond May 1st: 1795
I enclose you the Deed from David Ross to William Short for the Twenty shares in the James River Company, I purchased by your directions, which was drawn agreeably to a form obtained from Mr. John Marshall the Companys Counsel.
My Charge for Commission amounts to Ten pounds Sixteen shillings at One Cent which is at your Debit. I am Sir Yr Most Obd
RC (DLC: William Short Papers); unaddressed, but internal evidence points to TJ as the recipient (see Pollard to TJ, 22 Feb. 1795, and note). Enclosure not found.