Philadelphia November 21st. 1804
The Consulate at Genoa being vacant by the death of Mr. Goetzius I beg leave to remind you of an application on a former occasion for that office in favor of Mr. Peter Kuhn Junr. of this city a gentleman who is calculated to give satisfaction to government if appointed I would not intrude on your time on this occasion were it not from the double motive of recalling your attention to a friend who will make a usefull officer, and of serving him.
I am with sincere respect your much obliged friend
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.