From Andrew Glassell
Torthorwald1 14 Augt 1810.
Edward Sims, that I was mention to you as your Stuert; or overseer, has this year againe ingadged with Majr Jones. He is the only man I know our way that I Could with propriety recomend to you, I have not seen him but hearing from some person that he was ingadged, I wish for to let you know as soon as possable. If you had got Mr Simes you would been fixt. With much esteem I remaine your afft. freind.
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.
1. Torthorwald was the Madison County, Virginia, seat of Andrew Glassell, member of a Scottish merchant family based in Fredericksburg (PJM description begins William T. Hutchinson et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison (1st ser., vols. 1-10, Chicago, 1962-77, vols. 11-17, Charlottesville, Va., 1977-91). description ends , 13:138 n. 3).