From Thomas B. Robertson
New Orleans 26 Oct 09
The Office of Navy Agent has become vacant in consequence of the unfortunate death of Mr Spence. I recommend with much pleasure Mr Samuel Hambleton as a gentleman in all respects qualified to discharge the duties of that Office.1 I have the honor to be Very respectfuly yo ob St
Th B Robertson2
RC (DNA: RG 45, Misc. Letters Received). Cover marked “Received under envelope to, and forwarded by Paul Hamilton.”
2. Thomas B. Robertson was secretary for the territory of Orleans from 1807 to 1811.