Navy Department 16 August 1799
Agreeably to your Letter of 12th instant, I have the honor to enclose a Warrant for Mr. George Barrell, which requires your signature.—He is ordered to join the Congress Capt. Sever—
I have the honor to be, / with the greatest respect, & / Esteem, sir, your most obed hbl servt.
MHi: Adams Papers.