Court of Quarterly Sessions, on behalf of Rebecca Rowlett, 1840

At a Court of Quarterly Sessions continued and held for Mecklenburg County at the Courthouse thereof on the 18th day of August 1840

On motion, satisfactory evidence was addressed in court to prove that William Rowlett late of this county departed this life on the 2nd day of June 1839 in the said county that he was the identical William Rowlett of Chesterfield who was an applicant for a pension under the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832. That he left a widow whose name is Rebecca Rowlett who is still alive, resident in the county of Mecklenburg and that she has not inter married since the death of said William Rowlett.  The court are moreover of opinion that the pension certificate issued to said William Rowlett has been lost or destroyed, ordered that the above be certified to the proper department in Washington.

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Teste Rich.d B. Baptist CC

Virginia, Mecklenburg County, to wit:

I Richard B Baptisit Clerk of the county court of Mecklenburg County. Do hereby certify that the foregoing order is a true transcript from the records of my officer, and that Edward Dodson and William C. Wall are acting Justices of the peace in and for the county aforesaid- only commissioned and qualified according to Law-and that the foregoing signatures purporting to be theirs are genuine.

In witness whereof I hereto

sit my hand and affix the

seal of office this 20th

day of August 1840

Teste Richd B. Baptist CC


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