Monticello Sep. 23. 06
On the reciept of your letter of the 6th. observing you would leave N. York before an answer could reach you, I retained all the papers accompanying it, & shall carry them with me to Washington. in the mean time the inclosed letter is recieved through mr Madison respecting a vessel concerned in the slave trade, & as it may require your immediate interposition I send it by post. I shall leave this for Washington on the 1st. Oct. General Dearborne will be with you the day before that. I salute you with affection & respect.
NHi: Papers of Albert Gallatin.