Pension for William Thomas

Pension Agency, Fort Gibson, Indian Territory,
December 24, 1870.

SIR: There has been this day presented to me, for payment thereupon, pension certificate No. 105,261, invalid, dated September 1, 1870, in favor of William Thomas, late sergeant Company C, Eighth Missouri Volunteers, for $4 per month from 2d January, 1864, signed, “W. T. Otto, Acting Secretary,” and yourself as Commissioner. As at the time of issue of certificate Mr. Clapperton had been suspended, and his effects already seized, the notification is not found, and pensioner’s name is not recorded on the roll. Please have duplicate notification transmitted.

Very respectfully, yours,
GEO. E. WEBSTER,
Pension Agent
Hon. H. VAN AERNAM,
Commissioner of Pensions.


Collection:
42nd Congress. Alleged Frauds Against Certain Indian Soldiers. House of Representatives Report, 2nd Session, No. 96.

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