Charlottesville 1st Feby 1825
I send you the letters &c with which I was charged by Messrs Gilmer & Cabell to which I beg to add, a part of a New York paper giving some information of the Competitor, by a still later arrival at Norfolk, later intelegence is recieved, the Norfolk Herald of the 27th Jany states, that the Competitor was at Plymouth on the 5th December to sail soon,
I succeeded in selling $10,000 of the Annuity of 1825 from the Literary fund, and I negociated the Loan of $5000. on account of the subscriptions, upon the terms proposed by myself to the Farmers Bank Va, I would have come up to see you this morning, but did not get home utill 9 Oclock last night, and feel this morning, much worsted by my ride.
CSmH: Jefferson File.