Levi Woodbury to MVB, 31 December 1833
Decbr 31st. 1833
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 28th. and in reply to inform you that no Vacancy has <arrived> in the <Marine> Corps Since the Appointment of Mr Irving, and none is expected with much certainty. The applicants are above 150 in number.
I am Sir Very respectfully