Washington Missisippi Territory Janry 27th 1808
perceving that The Appointment of a Marshall for this Territory Must Shortly take place have to Solicit, to be Considerd a Candidate for that Appointment
I have thought it Unnessary to precure a Recommendation from this territory as Genrl. S Smith of Maryland and Our Representative Mr Poindexter can give you every Information Necessary
I am Sir With Respect Your Hm Srt &C.
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.