One page letter from Meenan in Lynchburg, Virginia to an unknown recipient dated March 2, 1853. He writes in the hope that he may secure a position from President-Elect Franklin Pierce within his new administration as Pierce was sworn in as President just a few days later. In the letter, Meenan also requests that should he receive a political appointment, that it come early in Pierce's Administration.
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