Washington 6th Decr ’06
I enclose Mr Garland’s letter just rec’d from Baltimore. I regret extremely to find you have never rec’d the fish. it was sent in the middle of the summer from Salem, & the Captain is now upon his second voyage. from what is mentioned in the letter I can not but expect you’ll soon hear of it.
With the highest respect I am your obedt servt
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.