From Thomas FitzSimons1
August 13, 1793. “I am informed (by a letter Just now received) of the death of Mr Ballard Surveyor of Baltimore,2 and am strongly Urged by some Respectable people there to apply for your Interest for a Mr Robert Walsh of that Place as his Successor …”
ALS, RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters, 1790–1799, National Archives.
1. FitzSimons was a Federalist member of the House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
2. Robert Ballard.