Washington 11th. February 1806
Mr. Wallace Wormley lately a Captive at Tripoli is desirous of a Consular appointment in one of the Barbary ports—from an acquaintance, with their language, Customs & habits, he considers himself qualified to discharge the duties of the Office—I have long known the family of Mr. Wormley, and have some acquaintance with him, which induce a hope that he may be successfull—I am, very respectfully
Sir, Yrs. Most Ob Servt.
Jos. Lewis Jr.
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.