Before executing this affidavit, the claimant is requested to read carefully the instructions and conform thereto in every particular, so far as the facts will allow.
STATE OF Ind Terrety
County of ______
In the _____ Claim of Mrs C A Duff wife of
Christopher Duff , late of Co. E Reg't 7 U.S.
Vols.Infantry, personally came
before me, a Notary Public , in and for the aforesaid County and State,
America Rounds , who, I hereby certify, is a respectable and
credible person, and who, being duly sworn, declares in relation to the aforesaid claim as follows:
I am the step mother of the late Christopher Duff and have him since he was a child and have never had any reasons to _____ that he ever was married only to Catherin A Duff the Widow applicant for pension She was his wife and have ever reason to believe he was her first husband as she was on fourteen years old when he married her and she is dependant on his ann execusger a susfent as she has no visible means of support
He further declares that his post office address is Erin Sprgs , County of Perkins , State of Chickasaw Nat , and that he is not interested in said claim or concerned in its prosecution.
America Rounds her + mark
Signature of affiant.