Philadelphia Sept. 15. 1808
Our Agricultural Soc: have published a volume of memoirs which we are anxious to distribute among similar Societies in France and Britain. I beg leave therefore to ask, whether we may Send a box by the public Ship which will Sail from this port in a few days. The Memoirs are printed at the expence of the Society. No individual has the least Concern in the work.—
I remain very Sincerely and with great Respect your obliged
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.