Department of State 20th. February 1806
Mr. Samuel Grove represents that he has several claims upon the British Government for injuries sustained from its officers during the occupation of part of St. Domingo, in the last war. If you can render him any aid, consistently with the nature of the case and of your functions, I request that you will be pleased to do it. I have the honor &ca.
DNA: RG 59—DI—Diplomatic Instructions.