New York Octo. 17th. 1808
Agreeable to your directions I have this day handed to Mr Gelston the small Package of Spanish Wheat addressed to you at Washington— He engages to forward it by the first safe conveyance—
I sincerely hope it may produce abundantly & be found to merit the liberal distribution you are so good as to promise—
With sentiments of particular regard I remain Sir your Obed Servt
Abm R Laurence
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.