15th Feb[ruar]y 1839
I have received your letter of the 11th inst[ant] accompanied
with an application on behalf of Mr. W. B. Curtis
for a Midshipman Warrant in the U. S. Navy, and
in reply, here to state, that his case shall be respect-
fully considered when a vacancy occurs.
I am sir Very Respectfully etc.
House of Rep[resentative]s.