General Post Office July 28th. 1807
the inclosed Letter under cover of Brown Paper with a number of others directed to this Office being handed to the Clerk whose duty it is to receive and answer Letters and Accounts from Postmasters the seal was broken before the direction was noticed—the President will have the goodness to excuse the above mistake no part of its contents have been examined
Yours Most Respectfully
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.