Cadiz 8th. November 1806.
I am this day honored with Your Excelly. most valued and esteemed favor of the 25th. June last, which has compleatly eased my mind; as I see & with real Satisfaction that I still merit the good oppinion Your Excelly. had formed respecting my Conduct and Zeal in the discharge of the Consular office; and as in my Letters under date of the 16th. July ultimo, I manifest what Your Excelly. is pleased to order me, respecting being a fixed Resident at this City, and that my absences are only for a few days to my Country House distant about an hour from this City, as it is situated at the mouth of this Bay, as Your Excelly. can be informed by the Maps.
Notwithstanding all which & of my Suplications, I write to the Secretary of State detailing my just feelings on the Subject.
With due veneration I am Respected Sir Your gratefull, and most obedt. humble Servant.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.