Baltimore 21 July 1806
Permit me the honor of introducing to you Mr. William Duer, just arrived from New Orleans. He has delivered me a letter from Mr. James Brown highly favorable to him. I have found Mr. Duer a well informed Gentleman. He Can give you information respecting Orleans, if any is wanted. Your presenting him to the President will Confer an Obligation on ⟨Sir⟩ your friend & Servt.
DLC: Papers of James Madison.