From Oliver Wolcott, Jr.
Philadelphia July 12th 1797
I have recd your Letter of the third instant no monies have been deposited by Colo. Shreve, I shall accordingly transmit your Letter to Mr Ross; he went out of Town unexpectedly.
I hear that my fathers health is declining, and shall set out for Connecticut to morrow. We have no news—Genl Marshall will sail this week.1 I am ever with perfect deference your obedt servt
Oliver Wolcott jr
ALS, DLC:GW; copy, CtHi: Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Papers.
1. Oliver Wolcott, Sr., was serving as governor of Connecticut at the time of his death, 1 Dec. 1797, eleven days after his seventy-first birthday.