Richmond 8th. Nov. 1806
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of the 5th inclosing 300$:
I now inclose you a bill of loading for 1300 bushels of Coal, & for five boxes some short time ago received from Monticello.
At the same time that I gave an order for your Coal, I likewise gave one for about the same quantity for Mr. Madison, which I supposed would probably go in the same Vessel.—Will you be so obliging, if he should be in immediate want of any, as to let him have a part of yours?, which can be replaced out of his, which will go by the very next opportunity.
The nail rod is forwarded, the paints & oil are here, the iron has not yet arrived.
I am Dear Sir Yr. Very humble servt.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.