Washington Octbr. 4th. 1806.
I will take the earliest opportunity of forwarding to the Admiral on the Halifax station the deposition concerning James Lucas, which you enclosed to me in a letter you did me the Honor to write this day; & I have no doubt that proper attention will be immediately paid to his Case. I have the Honor to be with the Highest respect Sir Your most Obedt. humble Servt.
D. M. Erskine
DNA: RG 59-NFL-Notes from Foreign Legations, Great Britain.