June 27th 1839
In answer to yours concerning those books I have to say that I have made enquiry concerning them as far as I consider there is any prospect of obtaining them for you, and not having been able to trace them in the least degree I have determined to give up the pursuit, I would recommend you to enquire after them of , as the only chance I know of at present.
Your’s &c &c
J. S. Jr
Mr Jacob Stollings.
Since writing the above I have ascertained of one man (who told me) that he saw have the Books, but what he did with them he knows not.