From William E. Hũlings, 15 December 1802
New Orleans 15th. Decr. 1802
By means of a friend I have Obtained the inclosed copy of the Order for the delivery of this Province to the French Republic, Which I do myself the honour to transmit to you. The Port, and the American Deposit remain as when I last addressd you under date 25th. Novr. pr. Post. I am Sir most respectfully Your Most Obedt. Servt.
Wm. E Hũlings