Baltimore 3d. Augt. 1815.
We the Undersigned Merchants of the City of Baltimore from our long acquaintance with and personal knowledge of John G. Johnston do hereby recommend him to the Executive as a Suitable person to be appointed as Consul for the United States to the Island of S. Domingo. (signed)
In addition to the above is a letter from Charles Carroll of Carrollton Esqr. filed 13 June 1820.
Also. One from Jos. H. Reese, U.S. Ordnance.
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.