From James Herry
New York Nov 8th. 1800
I take this opportunity to let you know that I am verry much in want of alittle money I have heard that you are very good to the nedy I shall take it favour of you to spare me Some money as my father works very hard to support his famaly—
I your most obeidient Servant
Student of Physic
pleas to leave the answer at the post office
RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 1 Dec. and so recorded in SJL.