From Sylvanus Bourne, 22 February 1802
Consular Office of the USA, Amsterdam Feby. 22 1802
This will serve to acquaint you that I have Resolved that Mrs. B Should proceed to the Country for her health the ensuing season, which will suspend my intention of returning with her to the UStates as Suggested in some of my late communications to you.
I Shall therefore remain Obedient to the orders of Govt. in the exercise of my Official duties & have the honor to be With great Respect, Yr Ob Servt.