Signature of Edward B. Walker Genealogy of Edward B. Walker
1756-1838, Duplin County, North Carolina - Sullivan, Claiborne, Hancock Counties, Tennessee


Request for More Service Information

9 May 1879

The Pension Office asks for more information about Edward's service, since Sarah got the information wrong. The letter is on preprinted letterhead, with the words "Department" through "D.C." preprinted.

Department of the Interior
Pension Office
Washington, D.C.
May 9 1879

In pension claim No. 32556 of Sarah Walker as widow of Edward Walker under act of March 9, 1848 the claimant is required to state whether the soldier performed any other service than that alleged. if so give the names of the captains under whom he served and the name of the attorney through whom he obtained bounty land warrant and if her identity is established, additional evidence of her marriage to the soldier will be required. Return this letter with your reply.

Very respectfully,
J. A. Bentley
[what appears to be a set of initials appears here but are not readable]

J. S. Kellogg
P B Box 717
Washington D. C.

[in the top, left-hand corner:]
Please return this with the evidence J. S. K.

[stamped on back:] Department of the Interior/Pension Office/Aug 1 1879

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