Albany February 9. 1809
I take the liberty of certifying to you that the bearers of this letter (4 Onandago and 7 Oneida Indians) are sober peaceable & moral Indians well attached to the peace and welfare of the United States. I therefore recommend them to the notice and attention of the General Government.
I am, Sir, most respectfully Your Obt. Sevt.
Daniel D. Tompkins
PHi: Daniel Parker Papers.