From Elias Vanderhorst, 12 May 1801
Bristol May 12. 1801
I had the pleasure of writing to y⟨ou⟩ on the 21s. Ulto. the Brutus, Via New York, with Duplicate the Abigail, to Philadelphia, since ⟨which⟩ I have not been honoured with any of your favors.
The Present serves merely to hand you the annex⟨ed⟩ Copies of Letters, the Originals of which I this day recd. by the British Ship, Mohawk, from Malta.
Advices from Egypt to the 22d. of Marh bring Ac⟨cts.⟩ of three severe Actions fought between the British & Fren⟨ch⟩ Troops there, as you’ll observe by the enclosed Paper.
We have had a very great fall in the Price ⟨of⟩ all Kinds of Grain, Flour &Ca. &C. since my last, of which the Price Current, within, will give you some I⟨dea.⟩ I remain with all possible Respect Sir, Your most Obedt. & most H S⟨t.⟩