Collectors Office Biddeford Novr. 5th. 1808
The enclosed Protection is transmitted by the particular Request of Mr. Woodman & Wife, who are very Anxious for their Son. They have a Letter from him dated "H. M. S. Diomede July 10. 1808" in which he requests that a Protection may be sent to the American Consul at London. I am, Sir, with the highest Respect Your most obedient Servant
DNA: RG 59—Correspondence with Collector of Customs Regarding Impressed Seamen.