To Andrew Ellicott
Mar. 13. 1801
Th: Jefferson having referred mr Ellicott’s letter to the Secretary of the Treasury (mr Dexter) received from him the inclosed note. he leaves this place on the 21st. inst. to be absent one month, when mr Madison will also enter on his office. in the mean time mr Lincoln will have charge of the Secretary of state’s office & will recieve any application from mr Ellicot, & do justice on it. he presents him his friendly salutations.
RC (DLC: Ellicott Papers); addressed: “Mr. Andrew Ellicot Philadelphia 16. N. 6th. str.”; franked and postmarked. PrC (DLC). Enclosure not found.
Ellicott’s letter has not been found but was probably one recorded in SJL as written on 5 Mch. from Philadelphia and received on the 7th.