Baltimore March 23d. 1805
Enclosed I have the honour to hand you Capt. Manns receipt for three barrels of Perry, which were delivered to me by Captn Matthews, who received them from Mr. Langdon of New Hampshire, with directions to put them into some persons hands here that would forward them to you—
In consequence of which directions Captn Matthews placed them under my care, and I avail myself of the first packet going to Washington to forward them to your Excellency—
I have the Honour to be with great respect yr Excellencys obedt servant
MHi: Coolidge Collection.