Navy Department 3rd June, 1799.
I do myself the honor to enclose a Letter from Dwight Foster Esquire, recommending Mr. Joseph Willitson for the Appointment of Midshipman; also a Letter to Mr. Willitson, enclosing a Warrant, which will require your Signature, should you think fit that the appointment should be made.
I have the honor to be, sir, / with the greatest respect & Esteem, / yr. most obedt. hble servt.
MHi: Adams Papers.