6 July 1815.—
Permit me to Congratulate you on the glorious victory obtained by our little sloop of war Hornet over the Britsh Ship Penguin, which was superiour to the Hornet in size—number of m[. . .] & number of guns.—
With sentiments of respect & Compliments to the Ladies, Am Dear Sir Your most humble Sert
MHi: Adams Papers.