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 pension Claim of Mrs C A Duff Widow
of Christopher Duff dec'd , late of Co. E Reg't 7 U.S. Inft
Vols., personally came
before me, a Notary Public , in and for the aforesaid County and State,
Jerry Carson , 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 have known Christopher Duff all my life and never have known him to have been married only to C A Duff present applicant for Pension and have every reason to believe that Christopher Duff was her first husband she is living about a half a mile from where I live keeping a small stage stand by which she is subsisting her self by her own exertions and I know further more that she has not been married since the death of her husband Christopher Duff
He further declares that his post office address is Erin Springs IT , County of _____ , State of _____ , and that he is not interested in said claim or concerned in its prosecution.
Signature of affiant.