House of Reps 13th. Fb 1816
Altho not acquainted personally with Charles Lucas Esq of St. Louis, from information obtained from honorable sources I have no doubt he would give satisfaction to the people & to the Govt. if appointed to fill the office of atty. for the U States in the Ter. of Missouri With sentiments of Sincere respect your ob Servt
Rh. M: Johnson
DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.