Collr’s Office Balto. 9 Aug 1806
In the temporary absence of the Collector I transmit you the papers herewith enclosed, respecting the treatment experienced by the vessels, therein named, from British cruisers.
It appears that neither of the persons named in Captains Wilson & Perry’s Protests as impressed, were Citizens of the United States. I have the Honor to be very respectfully Sir your mo ot Serv
John Brice Jr
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.