Department of State, Washington, May 26th. 1807.
Mr. Purviance will put into your charge several packages and letters for the Ministers of the United States and others in France, which you will please to deliver into the hands of Mr. Aaron Vail, our Consul at L’Orient, upon your arrival at that place, together with the enclosed letter to him. I am &c
DNA: RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.