Norfolk July 23d. 06
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 16th. Inst. and to transmit you the official bond filled up in the Sum of five thousand dollars. The Schooner Mohawk in which I have engaged a passage for Gibraltar, will sail with the first fair wind With profound respect & consideratio⟨n⟩ I have the honor to be Sir Your mo. ob. St.