From Michael Weyer
Cumberland Allegany County May 11th 1802
I Consider it a Just duety to inform you, that I Last wiek have got on the track of a valuable Silver mint, of which I have had a pice of ore in my hands, and I am by it Persuated that it is a valueable one, and that I would be Rewarted for the Discovery there of
Sir I am your very Humble Sarand.
RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Most Honourable Thomas Jefferson President”; endorsed by TJ as received 23 May and so recorded in SJL.
Weyer also wrote James Madison early in his presidency (Madison, Papers description begins William T. Hutchinson, Robert A. Rutland, J. C. A. Stagg, and others, eds., The Papers of James Madison, Chicago and Charlottesville, 1962–, 32 vols. Sec. of State Ser., 1986–, 8 vols. Pres. Ser., 1984–, 6 vols. Ret. Ser., 2009–, 1 vol. description ends , Pres. Ser., 2:265).