From Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg
Providence Township, Montgomery County [Pa.]
Oct. 20th 1793.
Lt Col. Solomon Bush, who has the Honor of being personally acquainted with You intends solliciting for the Appointment of naval Officer, for the Port of Philada in the Room of Dr Phile deceased, & considering his Service & Sufferings during and since the late War, I take the Liberty of assuring You that I know no one whom I can more cheerfully recommend than him, & that I verily believe, as far as my Knowledge extends that he would give general Satisfaction to the Merchants of Philadelphia amongst whom he is well acquainted. I have the Honor to be with the most unfeigned Respect Sir Your most obedient humble Servant
Fredk A. Muhlenberg