Washington July 6. 07.
Th: Jefferson asks the favor of mr Bedinger to seal and send the inclosed letter to Colo. Tatham wherever he shall be after having perused it. mr Bedinger will see that, on a consultation with the Secretary of the navy, it will be asked of him to do for forwarding the agency of Colo. Tatham. he salutes him with respect
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.