From Johann Friedrich Specht
Irvin’s House [i.e., Colle, Albemarle co., Va.], 23 Aug. 1780. Acknowledges TJ’s letter of 12 Apr., received 14 May. TJ’s previous kindness in forwarding letters to Generals Phillips and Riedesel emboldens him to ask once more that the enclosed letters be sent. Names of addressees and nature of enclosures not identified.
RC (DLC); 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed “JF Specht Brig: Gener.” TJ’s letter to Specht, here acknowledged, has not been found.