Paris the 27th. July 1808.
I have the Honor to make known to You, that I have just received from General Armstrong his dispatches: that I am immediately leaving Paris, for Amsterdam, to embark for the United States, and that I shall use every exertion in my Power to hasten to Washington. I have the Honor to be With Great Respect Sir, Your Most obedient humble Servant
John Martin Baker.
DNA: RG 59—CD—Consular Despatches, Port Mahon.