on or before 2 Jul 1808
I take the liberty to Send to your honour to inform you of the Situation of a poor Sailor’s family. Sir have been home 4 months my wife Sick, and two of my Children, and one I have buryed. If you woud take my Situation into Consideration I would thank Heaven.
With respect I remain your humble Servant
No 186 Lombard Street
MHi: Coolidge Collection.