C Wmarch 1806—26th
Jos: Stanton presents his Compliments to the Presedint U: N: S with the Inclosed papers Which I Shall not Show to any Other person, the Subscription paper Excepted. The author of the Letter is a Worthy divine pastor of a Large Congregation of the poorer Class of Citizens, who reside in or Near the Village of Wickford, that is Situated on the margin of the Naragansett Bay. I Shew the Subscription paper to Some of the members of the House [. . . .] that I Board with Who declined Subscribing Previous to the Presedint.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.