Washington 19 Mar: 1806
A number of Gentlemen of both Houses of Congress having express’d a great desire to see in print, the Sermon preach’d to us on the 9th. Inst. by the Reverend Mr. Glendy; and knowing how gratifying & flattering it woud be to that Gentleman to have your name & sanction to the measure; I take the liberty of enclosing a paper for that purpose; to which, shou’d you think proper to put your name, you will please mention the number of copies you wish sent to you.
Pray pardon this freedom, & believe me to be with the greatest respect Sir Your mo: Ob Sert
ViW: Jefferson Papers, Tucker-Coleman Collection.