Monticello July 4. 24.
Th Jefferson returns his thanks to Mr Beltrami for his work on the sources, courses and topography of the Missisipi and other Western rivers, from the perusal of which he has no doubt of recieving instruction and satisfn on those interesting articles. going rarely from home and seeing little of society he can hardly beg serviceable to mr Beltrami in procuring him subscriptions for the book. he tenders him his respectful salutns
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.