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
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.
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.
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
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
any that I have and interest herein. This 17th day of March 1888.
Clinton County Court,
Claim of Sarah Brown widow of Eli Brown Co. H, 13 Ky. Calvery.
Request of Claimant for early settlement of claim.