Washington City February 27th 1822
You must know that me the Undersigned election for you in year 1800 on my own expencce I went to Annapolis and published a card that brought out Judge Düwald to write those essays which was the opinion of Mr Tucker of Philadelphia put you in as President of the U States
You must know I am now in distress and am under the necessety of asking of you for a Dollars you note sir that I have done a great deal of good—I am know by Mr Gueder or [. . .] Kerry who are Clerks in the department will you befriend me with a few Dollars by the return of Mail
I had hopes I should have never have occasion to call on you but so it is ordered
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.