Boston March 31. 1806.
By desire of Cap’. Ezra Lewis, I transmit under cover, a statement of the capture of the Brig Hoppet, himself late Master by a Spanish Cruiser, with an exhibit of the loss sustained in consequence thereof, the latter amounting to Dollars 4404:84. I have the honor to be Sir Very Respectfully Yr. Obedt. Servt.
James Lloyd Jr.
DNA: RG 76—Preliminary Inventory.