Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Mullins, 13 June 1824

Rose Mills amherst County Va 13th June 1824

Dear Sir

I Recd a letter from my father anthony Mullins (who lives in Tennessee) a few days since requesting me to take the Depositions of Several persons deposing and stating That He the said anthony Mullins was a soldier in The United states service in time of the Revolutionary War; He particularly requested me to get your Deposition but as it is out of my power to come to you I will Take it as a great favor of you to Have it taken and send it in a letter to me at Rose mills Post office—you will remember little anthony Mullins who served medza at a place Called Colly you will understand that the old man wishes to get the pension that is Allowed old soldiers He writes me [. . .] family is small and that he is gett[. . .] and frail and is now in need of any s[. . .]h assistance—

By Complying withe the above request as quick as possible you will very much oblige

Your friend and obedient Servant

William Mullins


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