To Thomas Vernon9
ALS: Newport Historical Society
London, Jan. 16. 1770
The Bearer Mr. Bowman, intends for New York; and as he will be intirely a Stranger in Rhodeisland, I beg leave to recommend him to your Civilities as a young Gentleman of good Character, for whom I interest myself. Your Advice may be useful to him; and every Regard you shew him, will be acknowledg’d as an Obligation confer’d on, Dear Sir, Your most obedient humble Servant
Thos Vernon Esqr
9. The postmaster at Newport, R.I., 1754–75, for whom see above, V, 451 n.