From Benjamin Lincoln
Boston Augt 25th 1803
I just now received your letter of the 19h instant the articles mentioned have been received are now in the public store and will be held there untill an opportunity shall offer of sending them to Washington or Alexandria
I have the honour of being with very great consederatn your most Obedient & most humble servant.
RC (MHi); at foot of text: “President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received 5 Sep. and so recorded in SJL.