From Robert Gamble
Richmond Jany. 24. 1793
Your letter of the 17th. is at hand, by this nights post—and in reply; I inform you, our friend Colo. Bell has not put any money into my hands to be remitted, you, nor has he intimated to me any thing on that subject; Agreeably to your directions, I will forward your letter to me—enclosed to him, and will with pleasure take first oportunity to remit you any payment he may forward to me for that purpose. I am with much Esteem & regard Sir Your mo. ob Hume servt
(Note—my name is Robert Gamble)
RC (DLC); opposite complimentary close: “Honbl. T. Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 1 Feb. 1793 and so recorded in SJL.
In SJL TJ had recorded Gamble’s name as “Richard,” rather than Robert, and had so addressed letters to him.