1977.13.46_H.C. Houlihan (Treasury Department) to Lottie Hewitt_January 6, 1919_Page 01
[Treasury Department letterhead] [January] 6 1919 In re: C-64111 Mrs. Lottie Hewitt, 3232 Jefferson Ave., Kansas City, [Missouri]. You are hereby notified that you were named as a beneficiary of insurance in the amount of $10,000 issued by the United States Government to your Brother, Clyde Charles Chilson, Corp Batty B who died on the 16 day of [October] 1918 Enclosed you will find a blank form of affidavit which you will kindly fill in, and execute before a notary public, commissioner of deeds or any other person authorized by law to administer an oath and return the same to this Bureau in the enclosed envelope which needs no postage. Your signature must be witnessed by two persons who must sign their names and affix their addresses in the place provided for the same on the affidavit. You will note at the bottom of the affidavit the penalty as provided by the Act of October 6, 1917. Very truly yours, H.C. Houlihan, Acting Deputy Commissioner of Compensation. Per T.V. BB Form 55
From the service of Corporal Clyde Chilson, Battery B., 129th F.A., 35th Division, A.E.F.
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