From Daniel Clark, 20 April 1802
Philadelphia 20 April 1802
I have received your Letter of the 18th. ulto. with the Commission inclosed in it, and in consequence of your directions transmit you the Bond required for the performance of my duty as Consul. Immediately after my arrival at New Orleans I shall have the Honor of addressing you on the Subjects recommended to me and will exert myself to the utmost to be of service in that Quarter. I remain with respect & Esteem Sir Your very humble Servant.