To Timothy Pickering
Monticello July 23. [1794.]
I recieved your favor of June 30. […] [the?] 16th. inst. and immediately attended to y[our?] […] will doubtless ere this have informed [you?] […] continue in the office, and as long [as?] […] will execute it with more punctuality, […] since the change of their rider, our letters […] [I a]m with sentiments of great respect […] your most […]
PrC (DLC); right side entirely faded and illegible, a third of each line being lost; at foot of text: “Colo. Pickering.”
Pickering replied in a letter of 4 Aug. 1794, now missing, written from the General Post Office and recorded in SJL as received 12 Aug. 1794.