Aughnish near Ramelton County of Donegal Irland. 4th. June 1811—
May it please your Excelency
I trouble you at this time hearing that my Brother Moses Black of Quincy near Bosten is Dead. And being Very Uneasy to know how he Seteled his tempral affairs and what is become of his & my [. . .] Daughter to Sister Jane.
Understanding that he my late Brother lived Conveniant to you, I humbly beg that you may take the trouble of Writing a few Lines in Answer to this Wish all Conveniant Speed Which May it please your Excelency will ever oblige your / Very / Humble / Servt.
MHi: Adams Papers.