From Benjamin Lincoln
Boston Sept 13 1803
Yesterday your ten packages were Shipped on Board the Schooner Alert Azariah Smith Master enclosed you will find his receipt I hope they will arrive safely
I am sir with the highest consideration your most Obedient servant
RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Sep. and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.