Culpeper ch Aug 5. 1807
Your Letter of the 6th of last Month inclosing a Letter to Mr. John H. Freeman came safe to hand, & on Friday last, it being the first time I have seen him since the receipt of your Letter I delivered it to him myself, this small delay is owing to his living 6 or 7 Miles from this place & but seldom comes here.
The late conduct of Great Brittain towards the United States has created great apprehentions with a number of People that a War between the two Nations will inevitably take place, for my part I realy am at a loss how to determine. I shall therefore be greatly oblige to you for your opinion on this Subject.
I am, with great respect & esteem, Yr. mo Obd. Hble Servt.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.