Canewood (K) 31st. Jany 1807
The object of this letter is to name to You Messrs. Henry C Gist & Jessie Bledsoe. Those gentlemen are of Very good Standing with us & of great respectability, ther errand to the Federal City is to report a Lead mine in the Indeany teritory, which they wish to have an Intrest in upon reasonable terms.
Give me leave my Dear Sir to ask the favor of Your attention to them which will do Honor to
Sir Your obt. Hble Servt
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.