War Department November 25th. 1806
Samuel Waterman, the present Agent for the Indian Trading House, at Sandusky, being desirous that an other person should be appointed in his place,—I have the honor of enclosing herewith sundry recommendations of Samuel Tupper, and of accordingly proposing him for your approbation, as a suitable person to succeed Mr. Waterman in this Agency.
Accept, Sir, the assurances of my high consideration & respect.
[in TJ’s hand]:
Nov. 25. 06.
PHi: Daniel Parker Papers.