From William Wardlaw
Richmond 24th Augt 1814
Your favour of the 20th was not recd from the post office till to day. on enquiry I found the boat that you mentioned had left the Basin. I have not the lemon acid but have purchased a doz which I will send to the stage office this evening packed in a very small box directed to the care the post master Milton the price I paid for it was $3.25.
RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 26 Aug. 1814 and so recorded in SJL.