From Thomas Newton
Norfolk July 10th. 1801
My friend Mr Moses Myers having business in the City of Washington I beg leave to introduce him to you as a good citizen & worthy Gentleman. I wish we could have the pleasure of seeing you in Norfolk to make some returns for the many civilities received from you, it will always give me pleasure to render services to any of your friends travelling this way. I am most respectfully
yr. obt Servt
RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 15 July and so recorded in SJL with notation “by Myers.”
Myers was a merchant in Norfolk (Simmons’s Norfolk Directory [Norfolk, 1801], 22).