“The case of yours is now settled”

 

[To Clarinda from George C. Carter]

Utica NY

June 19, 1865

 

 

Mrs. Dumont:

 

Madam:

 

The case of yours is now settled- Your husband now has been officially reported as deceased and I have the necessary information to enable you at once to complete your claims – The above alluded to intelligence has just arrived & I hasten to acquaint you of the fact –

 

Very Respectfully

George C. Carter –

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