We hereby command you to forthwith advertise, and on Monday the 26[th] day of December instant, proceed to sell at the ware house of O. O'Hare Esq. in the Town of Key West at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, all this the reminder of the cargo and materials saved from the ship Ajax, which has not heretofore been sold under an introductory order of this Court. The nett proceeds of said sales to be paid into the registry of the court.
Herein fail not, and duly make known to us from you have executed this [?] and in turn to us with the same a statement of the different portions of the cargo and materials saved from said ship and brought to this port by each of the vessels engaged therein, and whether the same were saved dry and uninjured or in a wet damaged and perishing condition.
Witness the Honorable James Webb Judge of the said Court for the said District, this 7[th] day of December A.D. 1836, and of the Independence of the United States the sixty first Year.
Alder A.W. Jackson