Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Quin Morton, 6 February 1809

Knoxville Feby. 6th. 1809


Fifty Citizens of Anderson County in the state of Tennessee have associated and enrolled themselves as a company of Riflemen under my command and have directed me to make a tender of services to you, for the defence of their country. They pledge themselves to take the field upon the shortest notice, whenever in your wisdom the Interest of the nation requires them to do so

I am Sir with Sentiments of the highest respect yours &c

Quin Morton

Capt. V. Riflemen

ViW: Jefferson Papers, Tucker-Coleman Collection.

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