Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Mary Wallden, 5 July 1805

George town 5th July 1805

Honoured Thomas Jeffeson,

I have takene the privelege of pertisiononing to your benevolent hands hoping no offence I am a person that has a famyly to maintain And are a stranger in the place and have Workeed very hard to maintain them untill I have unfortunate Ly have had a spell of syckness Which have rendered me unabled to maintain them when, bread are so dear I am in a state of surfering at the present and shall surfer unless I receive Some reliefe from your benevolent hands Sur look in to my surferings of your humble pertischoner

Mary wallden

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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