To Samuel Gerry
August 18th 1792
Your Letter of the 28 Ultimo1 was duly received. If it should appear to you that the former ad-measurements of Vessels have been materially inaccurate, read-measurements may be made. This, however, will not affect any thing past.
I am, Sir, Your obedt. Servt.
Samuel R. Gerry Esqr
LC, Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts.