Adams Papers

From Ward Nicholas Boylston to John Quincy Adams, 9 November 1805

Jamaica plain Roxbury Novr 9th. 1805

My Dear Sir,

The several Letters, for you from <Treas> the Secretary Treasurer of the united States, Mr. John Dourdron of Washington and Nathl [Williams] of Baltimore, <I have delivered you> <with the Information> <I have given you respecting> will evoke what I have explained to you verbally show the grants of a Claim I have on Bills drawn by the Commissioners <of> under the Louissianna Convention in favr. of Jonathan Titcomb, Commander of the Brig Mary—<taken> for Loss & detention of sd Vessell & Cargo <by> who Captured & carried into Brest in Augt 1794, as will appear by <these> Authenticated Copies of protest, & the proof property by her Charter-party—<as far as Authenticated Copies> of both of which I have transmited to <Se> the Secretary of the Navy, who will please on your application to him on my behalf to deliver you this Business <to y> or <wi> you will please to take such steps—<another> either agreable to <his> the reccommendation [conte is] Letter or any other that you may deem adviseable or needfull, <in as sp> I do hereby fully authorize & empower you to act for me in the said concern to the best of yr. Judgement & will be <[. . .]> ameanable for any measures you may <judge> see fit best to pursue for my Interest therein

I am Dr Sr. Most <faithfully Yours> sincerely / Your obliged friend & faithfull St.

MHi: Boylston Family Papers.

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