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Will Probably Get A Pension

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The Washington dispatches of Monday fgive the following concerning a Washtenaw county lady. "The bill to pension Mary Jewett TelEord has been favorably reported by the House eommittee on invalid pensions. She performed services as, Hurse in Xashville, Temí., and on November 28, 1868, was eonimissioned at St, Louis, Mo. Her services as nurse were rendered under the name of Mary Jewett. She was discharged froni the service as uurse in 1804, and eturned to her home in Lima, Waslitenaw county. Her severe work in hospitals brought on spinal difflculty and nervous fever, which coinpelled her to withdraw from the service as ïurse. Her services as nurse are fully established by aflidavits and letters. She was i healtby woman wben she ounnenced her duties, and she has not jeen healtliy since that time. She is totally incapacitated for mental toil, and is able to perforan but little physical labor. She was married to Jacob Telford in 18ü4, at Lima, and lier husband is living and receivin a pension of $8 per inonth for a gunshot' wound through the groin at Stone River, Teim., while he was a member of Company D, Fifteenth Indiana Infantry.'


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