Lyceum of Natural History New York Sept 30th 1823—
In compliance with the direction of the Lyceum of Nat. History I forward the first no of our Annals which has just been published The succeeding Nos shall be sent as soon as published—Be pleased to accept this first offering of the Lyceum to the great Patriarch of American Natural History
Jas E Dekay
No 58 Walker Street
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.