To James Taylor, Jr.
Washington Jan. 8. 1802.
I yesterday inclosed you the first halves of bank bills amounting to 705. Dollars. I now inclose the remaining halves, arranged exactly in the order of the first so that you may have no trouble in tallying them. these are in paiment for the 4th. & 5th. pipes of wine recieved from you. it will be satisfactory to know the bills have got safe to hand. accept my respects & best wishes.
P.S. Colo. Newton has been so kind as to purchase for me some casks of Hughes’s crab cyder which I shall be glad to recieve.
PrC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr. James Taylor. Norfolk”; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso.