Savannah January 25h. 1809
At the request of our friend the Honbl John Milledge, we have Shipped to your address, to the Care of Messrs. Falls & Brown Merchants in Baltimore, Two tierces containing each two Bushels Cotton Seed—the one of Green Seed, the other of the Sea Island black seed—which we hope will get Speedily & Safely to hand, and, upon trial, equal your expectations.
The Said Seed is shipped on board the Schooner Mary Capt Almeda, which Vessel left this Port for Baltimore yesterday forenoon—
We have the honour to be Very Respectfully Sir Your Obt huml Serts
Williamson & Cowling
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.