Norfolk Febry 16th 1819—
Honrd Friend I inform you I Recd yours on the 12st
I have you 10 Gross of Corks bearing all I Gett heare that was Good for Aney thing but and Arivell of frish ones is Excepect Soon and I then will send the Ballance I have Strugeled to Get my Dept Paid but it has Left me poor annoff for a while as soon as I Recrute I will Be up Times heare is Very Dull the all Cry is the want of Money
My Best wishes to you and all the Family
N B I sent them the Seam Boat to Mr Peyton Richmond—
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.