Philadelphia July 24th. 1808.
The Young Gentleman named in the inclosed not having the honor of being known to you, has requested me to forward it, in order to obtain a Certificate of his being a Native Citizen of the United States. As he is about to leave this Country for Sometime, and will sail in a few Days, I beg leave to request Sir, it may be forwarded as soon as convenient under cover to me. With the greatest respect, I have the honor to be, Sir, your humble Servt.
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.