From William Champe Carter
Richmond Feby 2d 1813
I have taken the earliest moment after the receipt of your letter to effectuate its object. The deed to Mr Short is herewith transmitted, reacknowledged in the form you have prescribed —Be pleased to accept the assurance of the esteem & respect, with which, I remain
W. C. Carter
RC (DLC); addressed (torn): “Thomas Jeffers[on] M[onticello?]”; postmarked Richmond, 6 Feb.; endorsed by TJ as received 9 Feb. 1813 and so recorded in SJL. For enclosure, see TJ to Carter, 16 Jan. 1813.