Washington City Jan. 23. 1806
The under Signed, being informed that there may probably be a vacancy in the Judiciary of upper Louisannia (in the event of Mr. Eston not being Renominated,) beg permission to hand to your Excellency the Name of Oliver Whipple Esqr. of the State of Rhode Island, as a person well qualified for that office; his connections are respectable, and his principles are (we believe) Correct.—
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.