|Dear Sir.||London April 17. 1796.|
The bearer, Mr: Robert Bird, is a brother and [...] a Gentleman, with whom you have already the pleasure of being acquainted. He is now about to make a tour through the United States, and I am happy to have an opportunity of recommending him to any services or attentions you can render him at New York.
I am with great regard and affection, Dear Sir, your faithful / friend & very humble servt:
John Q. Adams.