Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 24.8 x 19.2 cm.
Summary of Content: Written by Kosciuszko, the great Polish hero of the American Revolution to the wife of Declaration of Independence signer, Lewis Morris. Letter of introduction for a Mr. Bernard, saying he was of high character and discerning judgment. Playfully tells her he will quarrel with her for not writing him. Says General and Mrs. Greene send their compliments to the entire Morris family. Humorously adds ”give a K___ to your husband for me.”
Full Transcript: New Port. 4th April, Madam, Give me Leave to recommend to your notice Mr: Bernard a Gentilman of my acquientence it is usless to bestow any aplause of his Character, as your discerning judgement Can form the opinion, after first vue of him - , I ought to quarell with you and with good raison had I had any inclination I was inexpectation all this time of recieving a Letter from you - and I find myself at Last unmercifuly desapointed - is it Friendship - Mere words trown at random to four Corners  of the Globe., Pardon me if the aplication will sound too harsh in your delicate ears - Accostumed as your sex are to be adored - the truth in its nacked state, and [inserted: not] warnished with any subtilities of flatery are apt to be desagreable. General and Mrs Greene presents their Compliments to your whole family - tho happiness attend you all who is friend to me but not in words if you please - I wish to see you dressd and in the assembly room and with your stay finished your most appear as angel - give a Ks - to your husband from me and believe me to be your Sincerely, Thuds Kosciuszko, , [address leaf] , To Mrs Lewis Morris, favd, by Mr: Bernard. New York , , [docket] , from , genl Kosciuszko, April 4th 84