Washington City September 10th. 1815
I beg leave to inform that I wish a continuance in Service haveing selected Arms for a profession and believing my pretentions as great as Many who are Retained I am prompted to solicit your favor by giving Me a place in the Army a favor I shall feel greatfull for
I have the honor to be Verry Respectfully, Sir Your Most Obt. Sevt.
Lieut late 13th. Infty.
DNA: RG 94--Letters Received by the Office of the Adjutant General.