Alexandria 1st. October 1806
Having understood that Mr. Colin Easton of Springfield, New Jersey, formerly a resident in this place, is desirous of obtaining the appointment of Consul for the Island of St. Croix, We take the liberty of adding this testimony of our good wishes for the Success of his application, being of opinion that his Character for integrity and Capability qualifies him to discharge the trust, if reposed in him, with fidelity and ability. We have the honor to be with high respect Sir Your Mo Obed Sts.
|Jas. Kennedy Jr||John & Thos Vowell.|
|Wm. Wilson||James Patton|
|Ths Wm Kelly||Wm Hudgson|
|J Swift.||R Veitch & Co|
|John Ramsay||John Dunlap|
|Wm: Jas: Hall|
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.