Briefly describes the renting system, discussing women's participation in the scheme. Questions the dangers of economic distress among the poor and seeks to provide an alleviation to the "evils" of their suffering.
Result found on the following page of: Essay on the wages paid to females for their labour: in the form of a letter, from a gentleman in Boston to his friend in Philadelphia
Criticizes the unfairness between the laxity of rents on the rich and middle classes due to the depression in trade and commerce while rent remains untenably high for the poor. Rent is disproportionate to the wage of the poor renter.