Richmond. Sept: 22. 1807
The enclosed letters were delayed for the purpose of being forwarded by the direct Charlottesville Mail—I have informed Majr. Newton, in answer to his letter of the 19th that his construction of the Proclamation is correct, and that the course which he proposes to pursue, is warranted by his instructions
The letters enclosed by you from Mr. Clay, and from Mr. Belscher, shall receive a due attention.
I have the honor to be with the highest respect Sir yr. Ob. St
Wm H: Cabell
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.