New London Feby 5th. 1805
Noah Lester Esq. Counseller at Law in this State, is one of our Firm Republicans, and has Recd. his propotion of persicution from the ruling party of this State, and being about to move to the Westward,—I take the Liberty to recomend him as a man, (in my opinion) that would be a respectable Judge, or District attorney in the Territory of Michigan, or Competant to any office of equal Trust in this State or Elsewhere—
I am with Sentiment of high Esteem your Very Huml Sevt.
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.