Richmond 20th. January 1809
Mr. Venable has called to say that his friend (who it now appears is, Mrs. Tabb of Amelia) is willing to lend the amt. you require for six months—We therefore send you inclosed a note at that date, the one forwarded you yesterday will of course be destroyed
We are respectfully Your ob Servts.
Gibson & Jefferson
MHi: Coolidge Collection.