§ From Elizabeth Carman
10 September 1810, Shelbyville, Kentucky. Petitions as a poor widow, nearly sixty years old, for the discharge from the army of her son, Joseph Carson, who as a minor enlisted in the Seventeenth Infantry. Her son has deserted to Ireland, but she promises to recall him if he receives a discharge. Encloses an affidavit attesting that her son enlisted as a minor.
RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 107, LRRS, C-214:5). RC 1 p. Docketed by a War Department clerk as received 1 Oct. 1810. Enclosure 1 p.