Boston, March 27 1797.
my Dear Sir.
By Capn. Constant Norton of the Schooner Jay you will receive a large Princeton Cheese, as by the inclosd. receipt, which you will Please to Accept from me, as a Small token of my affection and esteem; it is Packd in a Box and Divided, for the President of the United States, it will be in eating the first weake in may, And it woud be well to unpack it, and Keep it from the Sun in a Cold dry Cituation.
I am made happy in your having been Advanced at the head of our general Goverment; and wish you the Protection and blessing of that Providence you have always Acknowledged—and am Sure that Knowledge, integrity, and uprightness, will mark every Part of your administration, and render it easey to yourself and happy for the Public
I have the Honor to be with every / Sentiment of esteem and regard / your Excellency, Sincre friend / and humble Servt.