From Robert Dick
Bladensburgh 25th. January 1793
The inclosed Letter addressed to You, together with the Book refered to in it, I have just received from a friend in Glasgow (who is related to Mr. Stewart,) along with a copy for myself.
It gives me pleasure to have so early and good an opportunity of forwarding it by my friend Mr. John Campbell. I have the honour to be respectfully Sir Your Most Obedt. hum. Servant
RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 31 Jan. 1793 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Dugald Stewart to TJ, 1 Oct. 1792, covering a copy of Stewart’s Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind.
Robert Dick (b. ca. 1736) was a Scottish factor in Bladensburg, Maryland, since before the American Revolution (Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh, ed., Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources, 2 vols. [Baltimore, Md., and Lancaster, Pa., 1915–28; repr. Baltimore, 1967], i, 20; Maryland Historical Magazine, lxii , 144n).