|Dear Sir||Cadiz 26 May 1786|
In half an Hour I shall Embark on Board a Ragusian Vessel bound to Megadore, and Refer you to what I wrote to you and Mr. Jefferson a few days ago from this place, where I have been obliged to make a purchase of Tea, Sugar and Linen in addition to the presents, and of this date have valued on you in favor of Mess. Symn & Bellew for three Hundred Pounds Sterg. which please to place to Account of the United States—I am under a necessity of of taking Money with Me.
I am Dear Sir / Your Very obed.