From John Steele
Collectors office Philada May 14. 1816
Stephen Cathalan Esqr, Commercial & Navy Agent Marseilles, has consigned to me two Cases, one containing wine & the other Macarony with instructions to forward them to you by the first favourable opportunity
You will please to advise me, to what place and to whose care the Cases will be sent, & they will be forwarded accordingly
I am very respectfully,
RC (ViU: TJP-ER); endorsed by TJ as received 23 May 1816 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to John Wood, 16 Aug. 1816, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; franked; postmarked Philadelphia, 14 May.