Senate Chamber April 2nd 1806
In compliance with the request made in your note of yesterday we recommend Mr Joseph Kerr as a proper person to be a commissioner of the western road. This gentleman resides near the seat of Government of the state of Ohio 160 miles from the nearest termination of the road on the river Ohio and as far as we can decide can have no interest in its termination other than the public good. He is at present a Senator in our Legislature is a man of integrity and very respectable Standing and in our opinion well qualified to discharge the duties intended to be assigned him
Very respectfully We are Sir Your Obt Sts
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.