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.