House of Representatives Jan’y 9. 1808
In Obedience to a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the United States, I have the honor to transmit to the President of the United States, Resolutions of the Legislature of the State of North Carolina, relative to fortifying Old Topsail Inlet, and Beaufort harbor, in that State.
With great respect and esteem, I am Sir, Your Obdt. Servt.
J. B. Varnum
DNA: RG 107—LRUS—Letters Received by the Secretary of War, Unregistered Series.