Boston Augst. 26th. 1805.
In conformity with your desire, signified to me by Genl. Dearborn, I have caused to be put on board a Vessel bound to Petersburgh, to the address of Messrs. Gibson & Jefferson of Richmond, the Marble Statue of which Mr. Bowdoin solicited your Acceptance.
It will afford me much satisfaction to be honored with your Commands, if at any time I can be useful to you here.
With great respect I am Sir, Yr. Obedt. hble Servt.
Thos. L. Winthrop
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.