Monticello Apr. 24. 07.
Th: Jefferson incloses to mr Lemaire a reciept of a Captn. of a vessel from Baltimore for 1. box of Maccaroni, and a box containing a Parmesan cheese in lead, which ought to arrive at George town as soon as this letter. he has notice that 400. bottles of Florence wine will arrive in this or the next month. he has just recieved the news that the vessel in which his 25. packages of groceries and other articles shipped from Washington about a month ago is unfortunately cast ashore in Chesapeake bay. he has not been able to learn whether his things will be lost in whole or in part. he salutes mr LeMaire with affection he will be at Washington about the 16th. of May.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.