Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William A. Rapp, 15 June 1808

Balto June 15 1808

Respected Sir

I herewith inclose you an Invention of my own for the Conveyance of Porter & Wine through our City it has Been thought an Excelent in Vention for the purpose [GRAPHIC IN MANUSCRIPT] & should you please Hono. Sir to sanction it, also I would wish to have a patent right for it secured.

Your obt. & Humble Servant

Wm A [Rapp]

If your Honour should think proper to answer this your Kindness will not be Forgotten

Wm A [Rapp]

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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