George Town, D. C. March 4th 1819.
Your much Respected letter of the 11th January last, came to hand; I beg leave Sir, to return you thanks for your goodness in Remitting me my proposal with your Signature.—
I have just published my work, and take the liberty to Remit a Copy herewith: should this small work of my own Experience and memory be approved of by you, it will be a lasting Satisfaction to him, Who begs leave to subscribe himself
John Martin Baker.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.