|Sir||Washington Feby. 7th. 1806|
I have waited on Mr. Cathcart, with a request that he would convey to you my sentiments in Answer to your letter, but he refuses to do so unless you desire it.
I must therefore solicit you Sir, to direct Mr. Cathcart to call at my house in order to transact the business between us. I have the honor to be with great respect Your obt. Hble. Sert.
DNA: RG 59—NFL—Notes from Foreign Legations.