Monticello Aug. 12. 06.
Th: Jefferson takes the liberty of inclosing to mr Brown a letter from a John Preston of Dundee enquiring after a friend named James Gickie, of whom it is supposed mr Brown may have some knolege. if he can give any information Th:J. will thank him for it, & for a return of the letter that he may have the enquiry pursued in favor of the distressed relations of Gickie. he salutes mr Brown with friendship and respect & assures him of his continued esteem.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.