Thursday Morning 9th June 1796
The President presents his compliments to Mr Bingham. Takes the liberty of troubling him with the care of the enclosed letter to General Knox; and of wishing him, Mrs Bingham and the Party, a pleasant Journey, and Safe return.
Recollecting that Mr Bingham, some days ago, was making some enquiries on the Subject of Manures, and having had several Copies of a propd Report sent to him by Sir John Sinclair, the Presidt asks Mr Bingham’s acceptance of one copy of the saide Report.
NjP: DeCoppet Collection.