Charlottesville 8th December 1828
Your favour of the 5th. instant is this moment received. The account from July 1827. to December—27. shall be immediately copied and enclosed, to the Governor as directed, all these accounts have been heretofore furnished and must now be in Mr. Trst office at the University, I have never recieved any letter from Mr. Trist on the subject of these accounts, I have lately learned, that he wrote to Mr. Davis requesting him to examine his office at the University for these accounts, pointing out to him where he might find them, this examination has been made but the accts. not found, they will however now go, under cover to the Governor, as you direct by tomorrows mail. Most Respectfully Your Obt. Servant
Alex Garrett BUVa
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.