Baltimore April. 20th. 1806
I have to ask the favor of you to present the enclosed Dft. for acceptance, John Smith Contr. on H Dearborn for 500$. As accidents have so long prevented the presentment of this Dft., possibly it may be paid at Sight, If not be pleased to have it accepted and I can have it discounted at our Banks.
Mrs. Smith, presents her respects to yourself and Mrs. Madison. Your very Obt. Servt.
Wm: H. Smith
DLC: Papers of James Madison.