New York 12 July 1808
Having ocasion to go to Urope for Mercantile purposes in his Britanic Majestys Packet which Sails on Tuesday the 19 Inst. and being anxious of obtaining a Passport or Protection from Government, will feell under many obligations by your transmiting the same to the Collector of this port per Return Mail. Your Mo. Obedt. Hume. Servt.
John Mills Junr.
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.