New York December 16th 1819.
Your letter of the 4th instant with its enclosures I have recieved—
I wrote to you a line the 10th but considering the lateness of the season, and believing you would wish to recieve the books as early as might be practicable, I ventured on this occasion to send them of. by the first good opportunity that offered, which was on the 4th by the Schooner Logan—Capt Holmes, for Richmond—
Whenever your wines [. . .] arrive no time shall be lost in forwarding them to Richmond—
I enclose your invoice, at foot is the amount of what I have paid—
|paid fret from Havre||1||.52|
|paid Capt Hall his advance||}||6||—|
|being /13150 is|
MHi: Coolidge Collection.