New York October 7. 1808
I pray your Excellencys Consideration to a Letter wrote you some days since; the peculiar Circumstances relative to this affair as communicated to you last Winter are such as to authorise an Expectation, that the prayer thereof ought to be granted; great distress are urged in Extenuation of this additional request.
I have the Honor to be Sir With perfect Consideration your Excellencys Most Obt & very Hble Servant
MHi: Coolidge Collection.