Wilmington January 18th 1806—
Presuming on Youre former Indulgence I take the liberty of Introducing to Youre Acquaintance the Navel Officer of this Port Mr Carleton Walker, a Gentleman of Respectability, Correct in his Manners, & impres’d with a Due sens of Honor. free from those fashionable vices, that too often Tarnish the Charecter of a Gentleman, Mr Walker proceeds to the Cittey of Washington on Business, accompanied by Mr. John Burgovin, a Young Gentleman of Property, & Much Esteem’d by all who have the pleasure of his Acquaintance.
Pleas to Excuse the freedom of Recommendation, & Believe me to be with Utmost sincerity, under Infinite obligations, Dear Sir,
Youre Obedient Humble Servant.
MHi: Coolidge Collection.