Monticello Nov. 25. 24.
Messrs Dodge & Oxnard
The bearer of this letter is mr John Carr a midshipman on board the N. Carolina now about to sail service in the Mediterranean. he is the son of Colo Saml Carr my nephew, neighbor & particular friend. should he have occasion to visit marseilles I will ask for him your kind attentions and good offices, of which his correct character will render him worthy, and the obligation will be acknoleged as rendered to myself.