Jeffersonville IT. Feb 10h 1807
I have been informed that it is proposed to have an office opened at this place for the sale of a Part of the lands of the U States Should such an establishment be made give me leave to recommend to you Mr Saml Gwathmey as a proper person to discharge the Appt. of Register—
Mr Gwathmey has been a resident of this Place since the establishment of the Government, is a young Man of fair charactor, and good understanding, and I have no doubt but he will discharge the duties of the Office with strict propriety
with Much resp. I have the Honor to be
G. R. Clark
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.