Feby 2. 1807
I have examined and could find no foundations for the report of an opposition in the assembly of Pennsylva to permitting the public Road to pass, On the contrary a Bill has passed the one Branch without opposition and probably both Houses before this time. They however think it strange that after taking a Course to Brownsville which being continued would have gone through one of the most populous settlement to the point of the greatest exportation on the Ohio, that it was changed to the west ground as so as be of least advantage to the Citizens, but do not therefore refuse their assent
I am with unfeigned esteem Sir, your obedt servt
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.