§ H. Lewis to Dolley Madison
12 March 1809, Philadelphia. Asks that his stepson be appointed an official courier to carry diplomatic dispatches to England. Requests that Mrs. Madison “have the goodness, after mentioning the Matter to the President, to inform Mrs. Lewis or me, whether the appointment has been made or not, And if it has not; in what manner an application for it should be made.”
RC (DLC: Dolley Madison Papers). 2 pp. Docketed by Dolley Madison.