Monticello Nov. 22. 23.
Mr Appleton our Consul at Leghorn being engaged in the execution of certain commissions for the University of Virginia had desired me to address our remittances & communications to him through yourself . Colo Peyton therefore our correspdt in Richmd is now enabled and instructed to procure a bill of excha. on London for 4000. D. payable to you and to be remitted to mr Appleton on account of the Univty and I must at the same time request you to forward to him the inclosed letter which instructs him as to it’s employment: and I pray you to accept the assurance of my great esteem & respect
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.