Brookfield March 23d. 1809
being a perticuler Friend of yours, Take the liberty to inclose this Letter, and ask the indulgence of an answer respecting its being a fabrication as is thoughts by some of your old substanciel Friends I want an answer for my own Sattisfaction and will not make any use of it then the answer shall Dictate, Should I be indulged.
I am with the Highest / Consideration your / Excelences Very Huml. / Servt.
MHi: Adams Papers.