From George Jefferson
Richmond 22d. Septr. 1800.
The long delayed (to say the least of it) business of the nail-rod is at last settled.
Mr. Nicolson a few days ago paid me on account of it £20.19.3, which is something to be sure, better, than to have lost the whole.
I have got 4 boxes of the ointment, and given them to the postrider.
I am Dear Sir Your Very humble servt
RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson esqr. Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 26 Sep. and so recorded in SJL.