From Clement Biddle
Philad[elphia] June 8. 1797.
By Mr W. Bowie of Georgetown, who Undertakes to forward them,1 I have sent you the Unguent delamere and Smiths Comparative view of the Constitutions’—The picture frames are in forwardness and shall come by the first Opportunity by Water. I am very respectfully Your most Obedt & very huml. servt
Morse’s Gazetteer is not yet published but daily expected here from New York.2
1. Washington Bowie (1776–1826), who was named for GW, was a merchant in Georgetown, Maryland.