Friday ca. February 1809
Genl. Meriweather is confined at his lodgings in G. Town. His signature therefore cannot be had to the recommendation herewith sent to the President. Were he here, ⟨t⟩here is no doubt he would heartily unite with us. I am your Obt. Sert.
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.