Bank of Columbia November 19th 1807
Mr William D Beall is an applicant for the Marshals office for the District of Columbia—We have Known Mr Beall for a number of years of his capacity and fitness to fill the office—we have no doubt. For these four or five years past Mr Beall has come particularly under our notice as a principal Clerk (the Bookkeeper) in the Bank where he has conducted himself with such strict propriety as to gain our confidence and Esteem
We are respectfully Sir Your Ob.sts
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.