James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Robert Ailstock, 9 April 1815

Buffalo Ny April 9, 1815


I have the Honnor to In Close you a few lines to inform you so that I Would be glad to get a discharge from the Servis of the United, for I have been on the lines about two and six months and in the time my farther is dead Since I have left home and What little propertty I have is a going to distruktion and If you Will Gave me a discharge and pay me my monthley pay that is due me I will Gave up my right to my land I am yours with Respect

Robert Ailstock
a Soldier in 10th Regt. Infty.

DNA: RG 94--Letters Received by the Office of the Adjutant General.

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