Philada. Novr 10th 1799
I have heared it suggested that the establishment of a Consulate at the Caraccas would be of public utility, and that in such an event Augustine Madan is in every respect qualified to discharge the functions of Consul—He being highly recommended by several respectable Merchants of Massachusetts.
Submitting this to your consideration / I have the honor to be / Sir / Your most obedient / humble Servant
Sam A. Otis
MHi: Adams Papers.