Washington Jan. 24. 06.
Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to mr Peale, & acknoleging the reciept of his favor of the 21st. on the subject of mr De Peyster, informs him that on the 23d. of December mr John Lyle had been nominated to the Senate, approved & commissioned as Consul for the island of Curaçoa.
PPAmP: Sol Feinstone Collection.