New York 3d March 1806
With respect, to the application for the appointment of Mr Wm. Riggs, as consul for the US at Terceira—for the Azores Islands, which I had the honor to present; I omitted to request, that, in case the President should see fit to make the appointment, his commission might be transmitted to the care of Messirs. Wm and S Robinson merchts of this City, who are the Agents and correspondents of Mr. Riggs, & who are particularly engaged, to attend, to this charge
I have the honor to be with profound respect & attachment your obedt. Servt
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.