To Jones & Howell
Washington July 15. 1803.
Be pleased to forward for me without delay, to the care of Gibson & Jefferson of Richmond 2½ Cwt of iron in flat bars, of the toughest quality, and 5. Cwt of a harder quality in bars ¾ I. square. Accept my salutations & best wishes.
P.S. mr Barnes will remit you 309.42 D in the beginning of the ensuing month for the last supply of rod.
PrC (MHi); in ink at foot of text: “Jones & Howell”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso. Recorded in SJL with notation “250. ℔ flat bars. 500. ℔ sq. do. ¾ I.”
A letter of 2 May from Jones & Howell to TJ, recorded in SJL as received 4 May with the notation “309.42,” has not been found.