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To Thomas Jefferson from Anonymous, 6 April 1808

[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

Mr. Jefferson—


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.

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