No. Carolina July 1st. 1806.
It is here represented and expected, that the office of Marshal for this District has or will Soon become Vacant; by the Resignation of Mr. West.
Permit me, in that event, to recommend to the Executive of the United States, Mr. Abner Weatherly, as a proper Character to fill the office. Mr. Weatherly has for many years past acted as high Sheriff of Guilford County, with great official propriety. He is a Genlman of Known integrity and punctuality, and every way highly qualified to discharge the duties of that office. I am with Sentiments of great Respt. yrs
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.