Boston Novr. 5th. 1806.
I have the honour to enclose you a Letter from my friend & relation Mr. Bowdoin, together with two Letters from Cadiz recommending Mr. OBrien of St. Anders, son to the late Consul at that place, as a fit person to succeed his father in that Office, provided you shall be pleased to give him the Appointment. One of the Messrs. Davis to whom the Letter of Strange & Co. is addressed is deceased, the other lives at Plymouth, about forty miles from hence.
I am with sentiments of the highest consideration Sir, Yr. Obedt. & very hbl Servt.
Thos. L. Winthrop
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.