[dateline] Grosvenor Square London Jany 16 1787
By a Letter to my Mother from you, I Learnt that you had in your Possession the Letters
and Picture which I requested you to take the Charge of.1
I now must once more trouble you upon the Subject, and request the favour of you,
to address the Picture to Miss Margaret Smith at Jamaica on Long-Island New York,2
and forward it by some safe Conveyance, under Cover to Mr. Daniel Mc.Cormick3
No 39 Wall Street New York.
All the Letters I will request you Sir to Burn with your own Hands, after which I hope
you will receive no further trouble on the Subject.
[salute] With much respect I am Sir your Humbl servt
[signed] A Smith