The letters addressed to
Mr Appleton &
Mr Cathalain, which you did me the honor to entrust to my care, I have this day sent to Dr. Bedinger esq. Norfolk Virga with a request that he will deliver them to the Capt of the Alfred—a provision ship (destined for the Mediterranean)—which will sail about the 25 ins fr. Norfolk.
I have the honor to be with great respect Sir yr mo ob St.
Ch: W: Goldsborough
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.