Phila. 15th Sepr. 1807
Your favor of the 4th Inst Came to hand in Course. And in Compliance with its Contents, we now Inclose you bill of the Sheet Lead; orderd as we were not able to procure either Copper or Iron of the demensions you mentiond and of course had to Send the Lead. We are sorry to inform you that the Sheet Iron alluded to in our last has not yet come to hand. the last Communication we had from the rolling Mill on the Subject was that they had been disappointed in getting the plates to make it out of, but seemd pretty certain of having it done in A few days. as soon as it comes to hand. No time shall be lost in Forwarding it on.
We are respectfully Your Friends
Jones & Howell
MHi: Coolidge Collection.