Marseilles 9 Nov 1819
Agreeable to the order of Thomas Jefferson Esqr late President of the United States of America, I take the liberty of addressing to your care three cases wine of Bellet which you will oblige me by forwarding immediately on receiving to Mr Jefferson at Monticello—Should the ice prevent the Emma Matilda from arriving at Phil you will oblige me by giving, immediately, direction, [. . .] the Collector of the Port where she may arrive, to [. . .] Said wine forwarded on as soon as possible to Monticello. I inclose Bill of Lading of same & offering you my Services in this place I remain your most
MHi: Coolidge Collection.