Richmond 1t. March 1805
Being inform’d your are about arecting a deer park on your farm in Virginia I wish to inform you I can furnish you with a cupple of Elks. I have mail and the female They are rising five years old the female is now with young. I have been at a great trubble and expence in bringing them from the State of Kentucky to this place—if it suits you to purchase Them Sir you will please to write me immediately, as I wish to carry them on provided it dont suit You to purchase.
I am Sir with Every Sentiment of Esteem your obt. Sevt.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.