From N. & J. Van Staphorst & Hubbard
Amsterdam 11 October 1790.
We beg leave to introduce to your acquaintance the Bearer Mr. Joseph Ceracchi a Gentleman Native of Rome and an eminent Sculptor, requesting you to render him every Service and Civility in your Power, under our assurance of his being well worthy of them, and that you will thereby particularly oblige those who on similar and all other occasions are with great Regard & Respect Sir! your most obedt. humble Servts.,
N. & J. Van Staphorst & Hubbard
RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 2 Mch. 1791 and so recorded in SJL.