Gideon Lee to MVB, 31 March 1834
31. March 1834
My Dear Sir
I beg leave to introduce to your notice my young Friend, George A. Richmond, who visits
W M Washington, with a view to < obtain> ^solicit^ a midshipmans Warrant. Mr. R. is of <illegible> of the best Families in Providence R.I. and is <moreover> a fine young man. Any <favor> you may find it in ^the <illegible> of^ your <illegible> to <show> him will be duly appreciated.
with great respect
your obedt. servt.