House of Representatives March the 5th 1808
Since I had the pleasure of seeing you I have received the inclosed letter together with several others from respectable characters in Kentucky recommending in strong terms Mr Wickliff as a fit person to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Mr Bibb—I present Mr Clays letter to you because you are acquainted with him personally & know his capacity to judge of the fitness of Mr Wickliff to perform the duties of the office of Attorny
With Sentiments of the highest respect & esteem I have the honour to be your obt. St
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.