Philadela. 12th Nov. 1805
By the Schooner Jane Capt Pearson have sent to the address of Gibson & Jefferson Richmond Say 80 Bundles Nail Rods
|wt Ton 188.8.131.52 at £50||$266.67|
|port[. . .]||1.33|
agreeable to Your directions we Shall also pay attention to Send You Two Tons more in Decr. as directed, You will perhaps be Surprised to find the Rod Iron Still advancing in price, but Such is the fact. and they are withal A very Scarce article with us still but the price will we presume render them more plenty after A while.
We are respectfully Your Friends
MHi: Coolidge Collection.