New York Septr. 14th. 1807
Major Hunt presents his Respectful Compliments to The President of the United States and informs him that he has in charge for him, from General Lyman in London, a Small Box, containing a “Stylagraphic Manifold Writer” which he will transmit to Washington, thro’ any chanel of conveyance The President may direct, or should it be more agreeable, he will continue the charge of it, until he visits Washington, which will be in the course of a very short time, when he will bring it with him.
Major Hunt left England the 13th. July at that time Mr. Perviance altho’ arrived at Falmouth, had not reached London. He was hourly expected.—
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.