§ From Sylvanus Bourne
3 July 1812, Amsterdam. “I most respectfully & solicitously renew my request for the appointment to the Consulate in London & my gratitude for the favr. shall be evinced by the zealous & faithfull discharge of the duties it may impose & I shall hope to derive from it some Compensation for my long services & sufferings.”
RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Bourne”). 1 p.