New-York 6th July 1824
Gen. Swift’s respects to President Jefferson and acknowledging the receipt of His letter of Rallay Pearsons [. . .]—will be sent by the next Richmond Packet to Col. Peyton,—for the sake of safety a letter of advice & a Bill Lading will be sent to Col. Peyton.—When Mr. Jefferson has done with [. . .] will he be pleased to request Col Peyton to return it.—
All the Banks of Inventions pour bien batir are at the close of the large Work between pages 279 & 327.
Gen.’s has had the honour to receive President Jeffersons letter relative to appropriating the funds of the U.S. Mily Philosa Society to endow the Lyceum of Natural History.—