Washington 30th. May 1829
To ensure your well-pleased extension of the usual kindness of your hospitality to Mr. Alfred Langdon Elwyn (the bearer of this note) I have only to mention that he is the grandson of the great patriot of New Hampshire, with whose public & private virtues you <...> doubtly familiar. Returned from a long and studious residence in England & France, he is desirous of seeing our university, and of forming an acquaintance with those of our citizens who have been regarded as the ornaments of our country.
You will I hope therefore excuse the liberty I take in facilitating his access to your self. With sincere respect I remain, Sir, yr most obt. and most humble Srt.
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.