Paris 18th. October 1807.
As Mr. Bowdoin has chosen to relinquish his public appointment, and to return to the United-States, it may not be amiss to furnish you with copies of a correspondence which took place between him and myself before his departure. I am, Sir, with very high consideration Your most and Obedient Servant
DNA: RG 59—DD—Diplomatic Despatches, France.