Collr Office Baltimore 11th. May 1807
In the temporary absence of the Collector I have caused to be Shipped on board the Schr. Anne of Alexandria, to sail tomorrow, On which I inclose your Bills of Loading, one Box Wine being one of the two that were deposited in Mr. Purviance’s cellar and found on friday last, and one Barrel being part of the goods shipped to your address, the Brig Jacob which was cast away in North Carolina, & received here by the Schooner Crispin from Wilmington
The Freight on this Box only has been paid here and will hereafter be included in the amount of duties on the two Boxes macaroni &c I should also have paid the Freight on the Barrel but the Captain being about to depart could not ascertain it in time.—
I have the Honor to be Very respectfully Sir Your mo ob Servt
John Brice Jr
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.