Philadelphia Jan. 27. 1791
I have received your several Letters and should have been glad of the opportunity to have served you as far as might have been in my Power: but before the receipt of your first Letter the Place you solicited had been filled by the President of the United States.
I have represented your Character in the most favourable light to the Secretary at War, and if you think of any other Way, or any particular affair in which I can befriend you please to let me know it. The ships Journal of our Voyage, I wish you would send to my son John Quincy Adams in Boston, who will preserve it for, Sir / your humble servt.
MH: Samuel Tucker Papers.