Comptroller’s Office, July 2. 1805.
The inclosed petition has been forwarded to me for the purpose of being laid before the President of the United States.—
I have no knowledge of the subject other than that obtained on a perusal of the petition & the letter from Mr. Hunter to me, which is also inclosed.
I am, with great respect & esteem, your obedt. Sert.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.