Certification & Approval of Pension, 1858
Pension Files of Jane Cooper
Department of the Interior
I certify that Jane Cooper, widow of Isaac Cooper, who was a private of company D, Georgia mounted volunteers, in the service of the United States, is entitled, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved June 3, 1858, to receive pay at the rate of Three dollars and Fifty cents per month, to commence on the Twenty-fourth day of December 1857, and to continue during life, unless she should again marry, in which case the pension is not payable after the date of such marriage.
Given at the Department of the Interior
this Thirtieth day of September, one thousand eight
hundred and fifty eight~
Secretary of the Interior.
Commissioner of Pensions.
[Written across this document, diagonally, is the approval]:
Amount due on this Certificate from 24th Dec~r 1857 to 3d Sept 1858 inclusive, per pension office calculation $29.16 2/3
Transcribed by D.K. Pritchett from a photocopy of the court document. This file dated 25 June 2001.
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