From Oliver Wolcott, Jr.
TD: C.O. 29th: Novemr. 1794.
I have received your favour of the 4th. instant and readily assure you of my assent and cooperation in effecting a transfer of Mr. Shorts stock under the power of Attorney of which you have transmitted a Copy. I have the honour to be with great respect Sir your most obedt. servt:
Dft (CtHi: Wolcott Papers); at foot of text: “The Hon Thos Jefferson Esq Monticello.” Recorded in SJL as received 9 Dec. 1794.
According to SJL, TJ did not write to Wolcott, the Comptroller of the Treasury, on the 4th. instant, but did write a letter of 20 Nov. 1794 that has not been found.