Monticello May 30. 06.
Your favor of the 22d. came to hand yesterday, being the only post since it’s date. I now return you mr Cathalan’s bill with an acceptance of yesterday’s date. altho’ I shall be at Washington before it becomes due, yet, for fear of accidents, as the bank, by virtue of my power of Attorney, will be in possession of funds for me on the 4th. I will ask the favor of you to discharge it at maturity without farther notice. Accept my salutations & assurances of respect & esteem.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.