New York [received 22] November 1810
John Polly is a crazy man and wants to see you very much, If you (or any body) who this should fall in the hands of will Make him hold his tongue it is more than any one else can do previous to this. there fore do not trouble yourselves he is a good Democrat and [says bonypart?] Good man therefore you know how he stands
|I J K L & M|
|for John Polly|
RC (MHi); partially dated; two words illegible; at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as an “insane” letter from John Polly received 22 Nov. 1810 and so recorded in SJL.