MVB to Aaron Vail, 23 October 1833
October 23d 1833
My dear Sir
I take pleasure in making you acquainted with D. Gardner <Esqre> of the City of Troy in Newyork. Mr Gardner visits Europe in pursuit of pleasure & instruction. He is one of our most intelligent Citizens & I shall fell personally obliged by an facilities you may have it in your power to extend to him.
Very cordially yours