Quincy Aug 24th 1800
Inclosed is a letter of the 21st of this month from his Excellency Govenor Monroe, which I request you to consider & report to me the result of your examination A marine hospital at Norfolk, I suppose is necessary for the United States.
With high esteem &c
P.S. The constitution arrived in Boston harbor yesterday.
MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.