Washington Dec. 6. 06
Messrs. Mayer & Brantz
Your favour covering a bill of lading has been duly recieved, as has also the package of books in good order: and I have now the pleasure to inclose you a draught of the bank of the US. at this place on that at Baltimore for 181D. 90c the amount. I pray you to be assured that I duly estimate this kind attention on your part & return you my thanks for the same. Accept my salutations and assurances of great respect.