Washington City, 7 Buildings
25 February 1809—
The St. Tamany Society, or Columbian Order of the City of Washington in full council assembled have unanimously agreed to present to you an address on your retiring from Public Life.—
As Grand Sachem of that society, I am directed to request the favour of you to say at what time it will be convenient for you to receive the same.—With sentiments of the highest Respect and Esteem, I remain, Sir,
Your obed: hb: Serv:
Wm. P. Gardner
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.