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


Cover Letter to Lawyer

13 February 1879

On the same day the Pension Office requested additional evidence from Sarah, it also wrote on its letterhead a cover letter to the attorney representing Sarah.. In the margin is a notation from the lawyer to "return with the evidence J. S. K".

2 Division
R. W. D.

Department of the Interior.
Pension Office.
Washington, D.C. February 13th, 1879


In the claim No 32566 of Sarah Walker as the widow of Edward Walker under the Act of March 9. 1878, evidence in accordance with the terms of the enclosed circular is required showing the date of the claimants marriage to the soldier, the date of his death, and whether she has since remarried. The claimant should also furnish a statement over her own signature, showing the name of any other Captain than the Capt. Click named in the declaration under whom the soldier may have served, the age of the soldier at the time of his death, and the name and P. O. address of the attorney through whom he applied for bounty land

Please return this letter with the evidence required
Very respectfully

J. A. Bentley
[initials similar to "MBG" appear beneath the signature]

J. S. Kellogg, Esq.
Box No 717
Washington, D.C.

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