Monticello Sep. 19. 06.
Th: Jefferson acknoledges the receipt from Colo. Stuart of a cranium of an animal unknown to him, and returns him his thanks for it. he will, on his return to Washington, forward it to the Philosophical society at Philadelphia as the best depository for preservation as well as examination. he prays Colo. Stuart to accept his salutations & assurances of respect.