New York Decr. 19th. 1807
Enclosed is Capt. Hopkins bill of lading for your wine &ca. He has cleared for Alexandria, but is to deliver the articles to you. It may be proper, however, for you to request the Collector at Alexandria to take charge of and forward them.
The charges attending are at foot. I wish the articles safe to hand, and am, very sincerely your’s
|Paid duties on wine & Sundries||50.79|
|Paid freight bill enclosed||29.32|
|Paid duries on Stilograph — 12 Oct: 1807||3.67|
|Paid Messrs. Fer⟨kes⟩ as advised 24 Oct: 1806||7.21|
DLC: Papers of James Madison.