Frankfort 30th. May 1805
I take the liberty to inclose for your inspection a letter recd. from Judge Cobourn who last Winter made application through me for an appointment to the Bench of some one of the Territories of the U States. At that time I did not know that he had any knowledge of the French Language. Mr Cobourn for several Years past has filled a seat on the Bench of the General Court of this State with great reputation. He read Law under Judge Wilson decd.—is Very Studious—of an independent mind, & of an excellent moral Character.
I have the honor to be Sir Yo Mo obt Sevt.
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.