This is the certificate issued to Sarah Thompson when she was granted a pension. (Sarah E. Thompson Papers, Special Collections Library, Duke University)
Army Nurse's Pension
Act Aug. 5, 1892
Certificate Division. 3-165 b. NOTICE OF ISSUE AND FEES
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Pensions,
Washington D.C., May 7, 1898
Herewith is transmitted a certificate no. 96170 for Orig. persion issued this day in your favor accompanied by the amount now due and payable thereon.
You should execute the voucher in accordance with the printed instructions and return it to the pension agent in Washington, who will then send directly to your address a check for the pension due.
Sarah E. Cotton
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