General Post Office
July 27th 1807
I have furnish’d a daily Express, to pass between Fredericksburg and Monticello; the mail will leave Fredericksburg every evening at 7 OClock, arrive the next morning at the Seat of Mr Madison by 5½, tarry there for his convenience one hour, and then proceed for, and reach Monticello at 1 P.M.
Leave Monticello every evening at 7 OClock; Arrive at the Seat of Mr Madison, next morning by 5½, tarry one hour; then proceed for, and reach Fredericksburg by 6 P.M.
The mail will not depart from Fredericksburg until the arrival of the Richmond and Washington mails.
This arrangement is to commence on the 6th of August, and I transmit two keys to enable some one of your domestic’s to open the Portmanteau; and guarding against accident.
With the highest esteem and respect
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.