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War Of 1812
4012 Oct 28/50
3529/4102 Act March 3/55
68,529 Act March 3/55
68529 Act Mar 1835
No. 4102 Oct. 28 1850
If this declaration is in any respect insufficient return with specifications to me at Elyria Lorain Co. Ohio
General Land Office
January 27 1857
GENERAL LAND OFFICE,
In your letter of 11th ulto this Office is desired to withhold the Patent on Bounty Land Warrant No. 17951 for Eighty acres, act March 3, 1855, in the name of Abram Marlatt.
I have, therefore, to state that the said Warrant is on our files, having been returned by the Register of the Land Office at Chariton Iowa as located by Henry A. Truax of Lyons City Clinton Co. Iowa to whom it appears to have been regularly assigned. The Patent will be withheld until I am further advised by you.
Your obedient servant,
To Geo. C. Whiting Esq.
Commissioner of Pensions
STATE OF NEW YORK, Steuben County Clerk's Office, ss.} I, CHARLES W. CAMPBELL, Clerk of said County, do hereby certify that C. M. Griswold Esq., before whom the foregoing affidavit was subscribed & sworn and who has thereunto subscribed his name, was at the time of so doing, a Justice of the Peace in and for said County, elected and sworn, and duly authorized to take the same, and that his signature thereto is genuine. In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name, and affixed the Seal of said County, at Bath, this 26 day of December 1855.
State of New York Steuben County} ss. Zebulon Tubbs of the Town of Woodhull and County & State aforesaid aged seventy years being duly sworn according to law Deposes and says that he has known Abram Marlatt Since the year one thousand eight hundred and ten - that said Marlatt was hired by said Tubbs to substitute in his stead on a draft in the war with Great Britain commonly known as the War of 1812 between the United States and England - that the said Tubbs now has in his possession the original discharge of said Marlatt as Sergeant in Captain Rowley's company dated at Fort George Dec. 9th 1813 - that he has known said Marlatt ever since and has always known him as Abram Marlatt and that the said Land Warrant accompanying this affadafitt should be issued to Abram Marlatt instead of Abraham Marlett as therin written and that Abram Marlatt is the identical man who is entitled to said Land Warrant. State of New Yor Steuben County} ss. Zebulon Tubbs