Philadelphia May 13 1807.
Permit me to have the Honor of introducing to you Mr W. Penn, the Bearer, who is a Descendant of the Founder, & Son to Mr. Penn His Majesty’s Governr. in former times of the State of Pennsylvania.
I have had no late letters from England; but do not doubt the truth of the last news from thence. With great Respect ⟨& Re⟩gard, I remain Dr Sir Your’s Faithfully
D. M. Ersk⟨ine⟩
⟨Mrs.⟩ E. joins me in best regards to Mrs. Madison.
DLC: Papers of James Madison.