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To Thomas Jefferson from David Gelston, 7 November 1805

New York Nov: 7th. 1805

Sir,

Enclosed is Capt. Bells bill of lading for sundry articles to the care of the Collector at Alexandria—I have also enclosed my account of the duties freight &ca on the 10 cases from Leghorn,

I have also enclosed a statement of the articles received from Halifax to Mr Madison, to which you will please to be refered.—

It was unfortunate after waiting so long that I engaged Capt. Bell, as the next day Capt Lee arrived from Connecticut bound to Washington—

I am very respectfully, Sir, your obedient servant

David Gelston.

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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