Williamsport, Septr. 19. 1816.
In consequence of indisposition it is impossible for me any longer to discharge the duties of Collector for the 21st. district of Pennsylvania. I therefore beg leave to resign the appointment which I now hold tendering you my thanks for the confidence you have been pleased to repose in me. I am with great respect your Excellencys humble servant,
DNA: RG 58—Records of the Internal Revenue Service.