Washington City D.C Septr 13th 1833.
I had the Pleasure to recieve by the favor of Mr Hagner, a letter from you with an enclosed check for ten Dollars, being the amount of my small Bill, for which Sir I return my sincere thanks. And nothing would give me a greater Pleasure and satisfaction to render any Improvement in the glasses that you may be pleased to require. And allow me Sir to return my acknowledged thanks for your kind Patronage heretofore and shall also be extremely grateful for yours & Friends which you or them may be pleased to favor me with. Sir I Remain your Most Respectfully Honor’d & Obedt Servt
J. JosephPennsylvania Avenue
RC (DLC: Rives Collection, Madison Papers).