From John Allen
ALS: American Philosophical Society
Bordeaux May 24th. 1783
I had the Honnor of writing the 29th. of Last Month8 to your Excellence, beging, you would be so good as to grant me a Register for the Brign Lovely Aglaé that I Purcheas’d at this Port, being without any Answer, I take the Liberty to request of your Excellence not to forget my just Demand, as my Brig is all Ready, and am only waiting for a favourable Answer, Which may be directed to Mr. Bondfield.
I have the Honnor to be with Due Respect, your Excellence’s Most obeidient and most Humble Servant