Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist

Dear sir

My friend Mr Harris the bearer of this, is desirous of getting his son in to the military school at West Point. will you inform what him what steps are necessary, to attain his object, and aid him as much as will be in your power

affectionately yours
Th J Randolph
RC (DLC: NPT); addressed: “Nicholas P. Trist Esqr Washington Favrd by Mr Harris”; endorsed by Trist: “Randolph, T. J. Nov. 14. 30.”