Quincy Feb. 26. 1806
Inclosed are Mr Spauldings Bill of Mortality for Portsmouth for 1805 and a Letter from Mr Benjamin Henfrey to me a total stranger to his Name as well as Person. Please to communicate both these Papers to the Academy at their next meeting. I hope Something will be done to be communicated to the Public, if nothing Should be decided among the Candidates for Count R[. . .] Præmium, as Soon as may be conveniently. I am, with / great Esteem Sir your humble / Servant
MBAt: American Academy of Arts and Letters Collection.