Washington March 19th: 1807
I have the Honor to acknowledge the Receipt of your Letter of the 15th: Instant relative to the Schooner Morning Star of Providence, as also a Protest made by the Master and other Persons formerly belonging to the above mentioned Schooner.
I have forwarded those Documents to the Admiral commanding His Majesty’s Ships on the Halifax Station, and will have the Honor of communicating to you such Answer as I may receive. With the highest Respect and Consideration, I have the Honor to be Sir, your most obedient humble Servant
D. M. Erskine
DNA: RG 59-NFL-Notes from Foreign Legations, Great Britain.