Columbus Ohio July 9th. 1827.
My dear Sir
I do my self the pleasure to introduce to your acquaintance, Chapman Coleman Esqr Marshal of the State of Kentucky, a particular friend of mine & one of our worthiest citizens.
Mr Coleman is a native of your County, but left it when quite young & has not visited it since til the present trip. You will find him able to give you much information, both as to your friends & acquaintances, as well as what relates to our Country generally.
Accept with your good lady & the good old Lady assurances of my best respects and am my dear Sir yours truly
This coarse paper is all I could procure at a late hour at night as M<r> C. was passing it in the Stage
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.