From Edward Livingston
[5 Feb. 1801]
The enclosed will Shew the use I am making of your Horace. The only good image it contains having been Stolen I only comply with a precept of the civil law in rendering the whole composition to the original proprietor, if he should not find it too much disfigured for his acceptance it will be highly flattering to his Friend & Mo Obd Sev.
RC (DLC); undated; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 5 Feb. received on that day and so recorded in SJL.