Baltre. 5th. Octr. 1808—
On a certain Occasion I took the liberty of inclosing to you, recommendatory Letters as they may be, of considerable advantage to be again in my possession I now ask the favor of a return of them—
I congratulate you, as the Chief Executive Officer of the US, on the adherence of the People of Maryland to Independant Principals, and am with much respect—
Your Obt Servt.
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.