From Elias Vanderhorst, 7 August 1802
Bristol Augt. 7h. 1802
On the other side is a Copy of my last respects to you of the 24h. Ulto. since which period I have not had the pleasure of hearing from you.
Warm weather has at length commenced here & the last three or four days have been very fine with every ⟨a⟩ppearance of a continuance for some time. Accts. from the Country respecting the approaching Crops are more ⟨&⟩ more favorable, and should the Season for gathering them prove good, there is every reason at present to expect they will be of fine quality as well as plentiful.
Enclosed are a few of our latest News-Pape⟨rs⟩ & the last London Price-Current, to which pleased ⟨be⟩ referred for what is passing here of a Public nature. I have the Honor to be with great respect Sir, Your most Obed & Most Hle Serv⟨t.⟩
Elias Vander Horst