[before 6 Apr. 1808]
Mr. Thomas Jefferson President of America—Debtor to Miss S. T. an orphan child; four months rent of a Store in Boston due this 29 March 1808—which Store the Tenant has left in consequence of the embargo laid by Mr Jefferson; & the said orphan is deprived of the past income without the least prospect of any future tenant occupying her Store left by her departed parents, & has nothing but the prospect of poverty before her—
The quarters Rent $100.0
Please inclose the above sum of $100 to my Guardian Mr H. N. in Boston who will give you a receipt on my behalf & you will much oblige your distressed & dependent subject & unknown daughter [S. T.]
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.