To Thomas Ladd
Monticello Aug. 20. 10
Your favor of the 8th was recieved on the 14th inst. and I now inclose you fifty Dollars, my portion of the fee for your report, with many thanks for your patient & candid attention to this case, and great satisfaction at the prospect of seeing it terminated in my time. Accept the assurances of my great esteem & respect.
PoC (DLC); at foot of text: “Mr Thomas Ladd”; endorsed by TJ.