Navy Department August 1st. 1815.
I have the honour to transmit, herewith, a letter from Captain Arthur Sinclair, which is respectfully submitted for your consideration, being the only one of importance received at this Department since your departure from the Seat of Government. I have the honour to be, Sir, With the highest respect, Your most Ob: Servant.
P.S. a Copy is transmitted to the Secretary of the Navy
DLC: Papers of James Madison.