Feb. 14. 08.
Th:J. to mr Gallatin
I have written to mr Smith proposing to order a couple of gunboats from New York into the Delaware, and 2. from Norfolk to the head of the bay. I hope the passage of naval stores into Canada will be prevented. I inclose for your information the account of a silver mine to fill your treasury. Affectte. salutns.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.