New York Feb: 18th 1790
I intended to have observed to your Excellency, that upon what was intimated yesterday, I have induced the Clerk of the H of Representatives [. . .] to join me, in authenticating & publishing copies of the acts of Congress, until the further orders of Goverment
I have the honor to be / Your Excellency’s / most obedient / Hume Sert
Sam: A: Otis
MHi: Adams Papers.