Post Office Philada. 26th Jany. 1807
Robt. Patton presents his most respectful compliments to the President of the United States, & begs leave to inform him, that he has this day, Delivered his letters of 22d Decer. and 23d Jany. to Mr D. L. Morel—the former letter was directed “P L Morel” Mr. Patton has to observe that, had it been directed D. L. Morel it would have been delivered immediately
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.