Philadelphia 24th. January 1809
H. R. H. The Prince Regent of Portugal ⟨ha⟩ving been graciously pleased to emancipate Commerce in His ⟨do⟩minions, has directed me to inform the Government of the ⟨Un⟩ited States that the Citizens of the said States trading to the ⟨por⟩ts in the Brazil shall enjoy all the rights privileges and ⟨im⟩munities which the Nations the most friendly and favored ⟨ ⟩s shall enjoy.
It is with particular satisfaction, Sir, I fol⟨low⟩ H. R. H.’s commands on this interesting occasion. I have the honor to be with the highest consideration Sir Your most Obedient Humble Servant
DNA: RG 59—NFL—Notes from Foreign Legations, Portugal.