From Carter Bassett Harrison
Maycox April 4th 1801
This will be presented by Mr Alexdr Kerr a friend of Mine who is disposed to fill some federal office that may be vacant in the town of Alexandria I have been for some time acquainted with Mr Kerr I have ever found him a Gentn of Capacity, integrity & the man of business these requisites added to his republican Character may fit him for any appointment that the President may think proper to bestow on him.
Present me most respectfully to Mrs Madison & assure yourself of my Confidence in your office & esteem I am your obt Servt
C B Harrison1