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I the records of the books, from the ad- I ministrator and custodian of the hooka. I But he got the evidence. Then, he had I w Kn rT fn WAncuwa AAaana .J , .AV aVl. i kv iawt, tu ucucva uuuiuv. cuju Kct ULU1 er evidence that the record disclosed, j was necessary to be bad- And one im-rooster. I portant statement was made out bv one "IT ar ' . a m . r- . 4 . - most attention. Thompson Spent overa week's time in getting affidavits and evidence iu support of the ciaim, in tne counties aoove named, from old neighbors and comrades, ; where John Daub formerly lived; also, to get some public records, in the county seats of beneca and Sandusky. The evidence of a Doctor Kennedy, who lived at Kansas, in oeneca county, out wuo aiea in loos, was required by the Pension Department. Mr. Thompson was compelled to look up the books of the deceased Doc tor. .No one knew about the books. where the old Doctor lived, and trips were made to Tiffin, Fremont, and Tole do, oerore trace 01 tne executor or ad' ministrator of the estate of the Doctor could be found; but the administrator was finally found to live seven miles south of JVorwalk. It was there. Mi- Thompson had to go next, take a notary public with bim, and get the affidavit of the administrator and the custodian of the books. The books were not in the nanas 01 tne administrator, but at another place, three miles further on. It took vigilant effort on the part of Mr. Thompson, to obtain affidavits of the facts of Mrs. Mowery, who refused to swear to ner statement, but said the facts con tained in her statement were true.- After going to Toledo. Tiffin, Fostoria, BKLiaviiits, iuoinas, xreoiom, .norwaiK, and many other places: baying railroad fare, hotel bills. liverv hire, notarv mih. lie fees, and then coming to' Hicksville, and getting affidavits of Doctors Kin-mont, Wan settler, and other affidavits here, and looking over the case, it was round to oe a close case to sret thmnch It was then necessArv that r.hA.-rauut should be carefully presented to the Pen sion xiepartment, and no one knowing the full status of the ease, but Mr. Thompson, he took the papers to Washington. He was introduced to the offi cers or the -Tension Department, by the Hon. W. D. Hill, who said to the officers, "will you please extend your courtesies to Mr. Thompson, the same as you do to me?" and the reply w,u, "certainly we -1 eja ni -r A - -w-a a . J . wiu. ine won. a. tr. jMtrerton also wrote a letter to the Department, to the erreci, saying mat wnatever Thompson htve to

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  1. The Hicksville News,
  2. 28 Oct 1886, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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