Cork 8 December 1815
By different Conveyances Some Time back, I had the Honour of addressing your Excellency, but, have not, up to the present Time been favoured with any Communication from you.
By an opportunity of a Vessel bound from this port to the U:S I now take the Liberty of requesting your Excellency’s Reference to the Letters I had the Honour of addressing to you, & hope speedily to be favoured with the wished for Reply from you I renew the Assurance of my very high Respect, & remain your Excellency’s Most obedt. & humbl. Servant
James: B: Church
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.