New York 7 Apl. 1806
With pleasure I acknowledge the receipt of your package enclosing my Commission, Blank bond, Standing Instructions to Consuls, & your Circulars of the 1st. Augt. 1801, April 1803 and 12th. July 1805. Should you at any time have other communications to make and have not a more convenient opportunity, be pleased to address them to my Brother Mr. John De Peyster Merchant of this place. He will always forward them by the first conveyance. I herewith transmit you one of the Bonds fill’d and Executed according to your Instructions. With sentiments of Consideration & Respect I Remain your humble Servant
Philip De Peyster
DNA: RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Curacao.