Fredericksburg 4 May 1827.
I inclose a letter received today from Mr. John Myers, now in Washington, the purport of which is to obtain a letter of Recommendation from you, for his father, Moses Myers, to be appointed Collector of Norfolk. I have known and have done a large business with Mr. Myers for 15 Years, much to my Satisfaction—He is well known in the Mercantile community—far advanced in life, and like myself poor. Very Respectfully Your ob Servt.
RC and enclosure (DLC). RC docketed by JM. The enclosure is possibly John Myers to Robert Mackay.