State of Kentucky, County of Clinton) ss.

In the matter of the claim for Pension Mrs. Sarah Brown, widow of Eli Brown, late of Co. H. 13 Regiment of Kentucky Cavalry Volunteers on this 15 day of March 1888 personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace in and for said County and State. Sarah Brown, the claimant, whom I certify to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who after being duly sworn, states that by reason of age and blindness and poverty and having no one legally bound to support her, she is entirely dependant on the charity of others for her living and that she requests the Honorable Commissioner of Pensions to have her claim settled as soon as immedicable as that she may soon get the benefits of the same.

Her Mark (x) Sarah Brown

Attest: Two persons must witness Mrs. Brown’s mark. The other witnesses will do.

x W. S. Neathery

x K. Bledsoe

Also appeared before me William Neathery and William S. Taylor of lawful age, whom I certify to be reputable and entitled to credit, who were made acquainted with said offidant , and who after being duly sworn state that they are near neighbors of
said claimant and acquainted with her condition and circumstances and that her statement herein is correct and true and that they have no interest in her claim.

Mr. Neathery and Mr. Taylor sign on these lines.

William Neathery

William G. Taylor

Subscribed and sworn to before me by said affiants this the 15th day of March 1888, and I further certify that I have no interest in this claim.

William Wells

State of Kentucky, County of Clinton) ss.

I, C. B. Parrigin, Clerk of the Clinton County Court, hereby certify that William Wells before whom the foregoing affidavit was made, and whose signature therewith appears to be genuine, was at the time of so doing a Justice of the Peace in and for said County and State. And that his official acts me entitled to credit, any that I have and interest herein. This 17th day of March 1888.


C. B.Parrigin, Clerk

Clinton County Court,


No. 253.142

Claim of Sarah Brown widow of Eli Brown Co. H, 13 Ky. Calvery.

Request of Claimant for early settlement of claim.



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