Utica N.Y.

June 19/ 65

 

“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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