New York, July 19. 1832.
I have the honor herewith to transmit the published Collections of the "NewYork Historical Society," which they have desired me to present to you as one of their Associates.
In begging your acceptance of this testimonial of their sense of the eminent worth, distinguished abilities and public services, which have identified your name with the history of the times; I avail myself of the occasion to tender to you the profound respect and high consideration, with which, Sir, I have the honor to be, Your very obt: & humbe. Sert:
Frederic De Peyster Jr:Corg. Sec: NY. H. S.