Washington April 7th: 1806
I receiv’d your favor of the 31st: Ulto on the 5th: inst: and have the honor to inform you that I shall hold myself in readiness to depart for Tunis, in as short a period after I receive your intimation of the rout design’d for me to take, as the necessary arrangments for the accomodation of my suit will admit. I have the honor to be Sir with great respect & consideration
Compiled from the verbal communications of Siddi Suliman Mella Menni By
J L Cathcart
DNA: RG 59--CD--Consular Despatches, Tunis.