From Elias Langham
Point of fork March 15th. 1789.
I am induced to think that a Commissary of Military Stores will be one of the first Appointments that Congress will make under the new Government, I therefore take the Liberty of writing to you on the Subject, & inclosing some Other letters to your care, you being the representative of the district in which I live.1
I leave open the letters for your examination, which after readg. be pleased to seal & deliver, provided you think this a proper time for the delivery thereof. When I send the recommendations therein mentioned, I shall write you more fully. I have the honor to be with due respect Your Most Obt Ser.
RC (DLC). Addressed by Langham.
1. One of these letters, dated 15 Mar., was addressed to the “President of Congress” (DLC: Washington Papers).