Boston Septr: 6th: 1806
I have taken the liberty this day to draw upon you in favor of Saml: Brown Esqr. for One thousand five hundred dollars which draft I request you to honor upon sight: I am happy to inform you that all my business is compleated here & Mella Menni is only waiting for his people to return from New York in order to embark. I have the honor to continue very respectfully Sir Your Obnt: Servt.
James Lear: Cathcart
DNA: RG 59--CD--Consular Despatches, Tunis.