Philadelphia January 21th 1819
In Complyence With a Resolution of a Benevolent Institution Lately Established In This City, Which have Highly Honoured Themselves In Assuming your Illustrious name? They Have further Unanimously Agreed That The Secy of The Said Institution Should Take The Liberty on Behalf of The Said Society to Address you. and Request your Approbation to be considered a Honoured member Thereoff—and further to Assertain The Birth of Our Pattern which is a Day Calculated to be Celebrated In his memory?
Lewis D Belair Secy
Individually accept The Assurances of My Most Profond
L D Belair
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.