Philade. June 25. 1806
The bearer hereof Mr Alexander Stewart is well known to us—He is a Citizen of the United States. and has been Educated to the business of a Merchant in a reputable Counting House in Philadelphia—We feel confident of his merits and beg leave to recommend him as a Suitable person for the Consul for the United States for the City of Havanna in the Island of Cuba
We are respectfully. and with the highest Consideration Sir Your Obed & Hble Servts
Peter Miercken & Co
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.