Philadelphia the 12th. of January 1823
I take the Liberty of Sending my little work to the Nestor of the united States, who more fortunate than he of ancient times, has a Son Who So honorably fulfills the place of a Ulisses.
I have the honor to be / Venerable Sir / your most humble / and obedient Servant
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.