From David Gelston
New York 27th Dec: 1805
I have received your letter of the 24th. instant with its enclosures, which have both been presented and paid. The ballance due you 4981/100 dollars will be handed to you by my friend John Smith. Very sincerely your friend & servant
|1 bill 404 11 in dolls. at ex: 5.8 is||74.91|
|1 " 100 f: " " " " 5.8 is||18.75|
|from which deduct||43.85|
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.