General Post Office December 15th 1807
I return the Communication of the British Minister relative to the Conduct, of the Post Master in Charleston, in detaining a letter Addressd. to Moore Smith Esq at Charleston or elsewhere.
I have this day Written to the Postmaster requiring his explanation of this Subject, altho I confess, from the known Character of the Officer I am fully Satisfied he has conducted according to the Laws of his Country. With the highest respect and esteem
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.