Baltimore June. 5th 1825.
It was a rule with Rex and Roy. to cause a vir to be Scent, a La Mort,’ that Sir, Contre Ciel. if any there was so wicked. and the Battles of Marengo. Austerlitz and Waterloo. and at Saragossa, [. . .] for such [. . .]. Sir.
The Children will thank you for your friendly attentions. they will recollect with friendship for you, any favours that you render them. Sir.
I renew to you Assurances of my friendship. I am with true Piety.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.