Philadelphia 17th. March 1808
I am this moment honored with your letter of the 15th. inst.
Captain Hand having departed hence, only the day before Yesterday; I flatter myself, no danger is to be apprehended of your receiving the articles comprehended in the bill lading received by you, in perfect order; which I confidently anticipate, he having promised to take the utmost care of them. With the most respectful Consideration, I am Sir Your Obliged and Obedient humble Sevt
Jno Shee, Collector
MHi: Coolidge Collection.