Washington July 16th. 1807
I have the honor to acknowledge the Receipt of your Letter of the 13th. containing additional Documents respecting T. White stated to be a Citizen of the United States detained on board His Majesty’s Ship Elephant.
I will immediately forward them to the Admiral commanding on the Station where His Majesty’s Ship Elephant is supposed now to be. I have the Honor to be, with great Respect and Consideration your most obedient humble Servant
D. M. Erskine
DNA: RG 59-NFL-Notes from Foreign Legations, Great Britain.