To John Smith
Th: Jefferson requests the favour of Genl. John Smith of N.Y. to dine with him on Friday next, the 7th. Inst. at half after three, or at whatever later hour the house may rise.
Wednesday Jany 5th. 1803.
The favour of an answer is asked.
RC (NNPM), printed form, with blanks filled by Meriwether Lewis reproduced in italics; addressed by Lewis: “The Honble. Genl. John Smith of N. York.”