Bethlehem Jan. 14. 1809.
Your Excellency’s letter of the 7th Instt, conveying to me for the account of Mr. Craven Peyton of Albemarle in Virginia a draught of the bank of the United States at Washington on that of Philadelphia for two hundred and seventy five dollars, has been duly received, and I beg leave to tender You my most respectful acknowledgments for the trouble You have given Yourself in making this remittance to me, and for Your kindness in honouring me with a few lines on the subject.
I have placed the above sum to the credit of Mr. Peyton and shall inform him thereof.
With sentiments of the highest regard I have the honour to subscribe myself Your Excellency’s obedient humble Servant
MHi: Coolidge Collection.