Department of State 8th. Decr. 1808
I have the honor to inclose a copy of a letter just received at this office from Messrs. Mathew Cobb & Asa Clerp, Merchants of Portland, and to request that you will take such steps in the case as may be best adapted to it. I have the honor to be &c
DNA: RG 59—IM—Instructions to Ministers.