Post office Philada. 9th Feby. 1805
I have recieved your polite note of the 6th inst. and in compliance with your request, I have this day forwarded, the letter you entrusted to my care, for Thomas Paine, under cover to the Post Master at New York.
I am Sir, With the greatest respect Your obedient Servt.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.