Pha 10 Decr. 1807
Pardon an inadvertance, the inclosed for M Warden not being at hand when I enclosed the letter for M Lasteyrie for his care, had escaped my recollection this morning—Calling at our Hall I found it there—Could I have found a private opportunity to Paris I should not on the part of the Society have troubled you
I remain with great respect Your friend & Servant
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.