§ From Jared Mansfield
14 August 1812, New Haven. Recommends Alfred P. Edwards1 for the consulate at Lisbon.
RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Edwards”). 1 p.
1. Edwards, a native of New Haven, Connecticut, was a successful merchant in New York and the son of Pierpont Edwards, a district judge in his home state (Merchants, Ship Masters, and Insurance Agents of New Haven to Gallatin, 10 Aug. 1812, and Gideon Granger to Monroe, 11 Nov. 1812, with enclosure [ibid.]).