Washington, D. C. 4th. feb. 1836.
I am requested by the Board of Managers of the Washington National Monument Society to ask the favor of your signature, as President of the Society, to the accompanying memorial to the General Assembly of Virginia, if you should approve it; and to give it such aid as in your judgment may be proper, and as it may be convenient for you to give.
Permit me, Sir, to congratulate myself upon the honor which I have in again assuring you of the respect & veneration with which I am, Sir, your obedt. servt.
RC (owned by Walter N. Eastburn, East Orange, N.J., ).