Charlottesville Augt. 9th. 1831
This will be handed you by Mr. Jacobs principal of the deaf & Dumb asylum, Danville Kentucky. He visits Virginia for the purpose of investigating some revolutionary claims of Majr. Robert Powell, & has been informed that you might be able to give him some information which might be of service to him. With this view he has requested a letter of introduction.
May I ask whether your Rheumatism has been benefited by the remedy I took the liberty of sending you? With sentiments of Veneration & respect I am <&c> &c
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.