Albany 1 October 1821
It is with great pleasure that I transmit to you by this mail a book relative to the Canals of this State.
I gladly avail myself of this occasion to express my sincere veneration for your exalted character and distinguished public services
I have taken the liberty transmit a similar book for the board of Public Works of Virginia, of which Govr Randolph is, I believe, President.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.