§ From Christopher Meyer1
19 January 1813, Bordeaux. Requests an appointment as U.S. consul for “the port of Bayonne or any other port in the French Empire.”
RC (DLC); RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Meyer”). First RC 1 p.; docketed by JM.
1. Meyer served as chancellor and subsequently as vice-consul in the port of Bordeaux from October 1803 to January 1813 (see Meyer to Monroe, 19 Jan. 1813 [ibid.]).