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 Arkansas
County of Sebastian
In the Land Warranty Claim of Christopher Duff Jr
whose father was C Duff , late
of Co. Ordnance Sergt Reg't Key West Fla Vols., personally came
before me, a Notary Public , in and for the aforesaid County and State,
Frank 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 an a half brother of Christopher Duff Sr who died on the 6th day of January 1889 – I was present at his bedside when he died – He died at Culla Chala Choctaw Nation – and was burried at United States Cemetery at Fort Smith Ark's – I am 45 years of age
He further declares that his post office address is Fort Smith , County of Sebastian , State of Arkansas , and that he is not interested in said claim or concerned in its prosecution.
Signature of affiant.