Philada. Chamber of Commerce January 6, 1807
I am requested by a No. of Merchants to state to Government, that the want of a Conveyance for Letters to the Continent of Europe, Adds greatly to the Inconvenience experienced from the Embargo
The dependancys in france Holland & the North of Europe are very extensive. If it is not Judged perfectly Safe to send their letters thru England, If Government should deem it proper & either for its own purposes to dispatch a Vessel or for the Accomodation of the Merchts. to Carry their Letters, it would operate a very considerable public Convenience
Will you be pleased Sir to Lay this Subject before the President, & Communicate the result. Yr Mo. hble Servt.
Prest. P C C
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.