Sunday Evening Jany 1. 1797.
Fearing your patience would be exhausted, I beg leave to hand you so much of my letter to Mr Pinckney as Mr Taylor has copied: he will proceed to complete it with the utmost diligence; but it will probably take him two days to do it. I was the more desirous to submit so much to your inspection, that if you should deem any material changes expedient they might be made with less delay. With the highest respect I am, sir, your obt servant
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.