Philadelphia Nov. 24th. 1806—
I do myself the honor to inclose to you a copy of proposals for publishing a Map of the Territory of Orleans drawn by Mr. Barthelemew Lafon surveyer in the City of New Orleans, and most respectfully solicit the honor of your patronage to so useful and valuable a publication.
Pardon me, Sir, the liberty I have taken and believe me to be with the most profound respect
your most obt. Servant
No 94 north Second Street
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.