§ To Peter Muhlenberg
28 May 1804, Department of State. “I have shipped to your care sundry boxes, mentioned in the enclosed receipt [not found], and containing Volumes of the Laws of the United States, addressed to the Governors of many of the States. I pray you to forward them as opportunities may serve and pay the freight from Philadelphia to their destination, keeping an account of it, which shall be reimbursed on demand.”
Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14). 1 p.