Montpr Apl 25. 1826
I have recd yours of the 21st The refusal of the Offer to Mr Wirt. inviting as it was. does not suprize me. It is very gratifying to learn that Mr Lomax takes so well with everybody, I hope his success will make some amends. for the delay in filling the Chair which is to receive him.
I have made a beginning with Capt. Peyton as the consignee of my business at Richmond, as recommended in yours of the 8th inst.