Providence Sep. 23rd. 1808.
Mr. Hampton Snow, of the House of Bowen & Snow, Merchants, of this Town, wishing to present himself personally to your Excellency, on business, has requested from me a letter of introduction. I therefore take the liberty of making him known to you as a Young Gentleman of respectable standing—
I have the honour to be With respect & esteem Yr. Obt. Servt
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.