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MConoy for Soldiers.
Uncl(? Sam is now holping his " Boys in Blue "
(as ho should have bean doing all along) miopeblYj
as notice the following letters we have recently
Eccn :
JBtVFJrroN, Ind., November n, 18S0.
Mr. L-rmon :
Dkah Sik : I am vory glnd to inform you that I got my ponslon,
$2,719.&0taU right. I ura a thousand times obliged to you for your
great etlorts in scouring it.
Your friend,
S. It. KAHNS.
Gba.ntvii.ivk, Kknt Cotjntt, Mion.,
November 10, 1880.
Gbo. E. Lexon, Esq.:
Dear Sin: 1 write you a few linos to say that I got., through
your earnest efforts, $1,250.87 of ponsion-monoy. i am vory
thankful, indeed, for your services as my attorney.
Your friend,
ALFRED HAMMOND.
Jksut, Iowa, November SO, 1880,
Mr. Lbxcon :
Dxar Sin : Many thanks for the manly and straightforward
manner In whtoh you prosecuted my claim. 1 havo my pension
money about $37A.
Yours vory truly,
HOIUOE G. WOLF.
Oblweiit, Fayktte Codntt, Iowa,
, . , ,. November 20, 1680.
Capt. G. E. Lemon :
Dear Sir: I return you mysincero thanks for prosecuting my
slaim to a successful issue. I received a check for l,243.2u, lor
which I am very much obliged to you.
Yours, respectfully,
WM. RIDLER.
Jaokson Station, Ira.,
, November S0.1SS0.
Mr. G. E, Lemon :
Djsar Sik : I recoived from the Pension Oflico, through your
able efforts, $747.50. Many thanks.
Yours truly
JOHN W. WINANS.
NEILLSVILLE, Wl8.,
, r, , November 20. 1SS0.
Mr. Geo. E. Lemon : '
Dear Sir: Ikavo got my pension all right nearly $900. Thank
you.
Yours with respect,
ALVAH B. JB ALLOU.
.. HonesdAle, Pa., November 17, 1SS0.
Geo. E. Lemon: '
Dear Sir: I have. Just reooived fromtho Philadelphia pen-sion-agent
6853.03 as pension. I am under many obligations to
you lor your porsevoring efforts to get my pension, ana will ever
lbumiU
Yours truly,
JOHN DIXON.
xr n v t Strawberry Point, Ioa, November 15, i8Sd.
Mr. Geo. E. Lemon : '
A,SlF: 'orlk0 ponsion-money you have securod for me.
$1,514.93, Please accept my most gratctul thanks. Your ollbrls 111
my behalf havo been perfectly satisfactory.
Yours, respeotfully,
H. R. OOLBY.
&EO. E. LBttON, ESQ., GILMAN' NVCmbCr 1G 1S8-
Bear Sir: On November 13 1 received from the pension-airent
in Chicago a draft for $1,00(5.73 and ccrttiloate of pension to the
amount of $3 per month. I herewith tonder vou my heartfelt
thanks for vour utmost endeavor and anal success in irettin- iha
same for me.
Yours, respectfully,
CHAS. MEYER.
Battle Greek, Mich., December 4, 1880.
Dear Sir: I am very thankful to vou for getting mylontr
delayed pension, amounting to over $1,200. .
Yours truly,
ARTEMUS COOMBS.
m White Hall, Mich., November 21, 18S0.
Bear Sir: "Through your hard work I have at last secured my
pension claim $1,125. 1 thank you sincerely lor your able efforts
on my behalf.
Your friend,
HENRY KENNEDY.
r. Fargo, D. T., November 2S, 1880.
Geo. E. Lemon, Esq. : '
Dear Sir: Please accept mysincero thanks for the skill and
promptness you have displayed in the prosecution of my claim
which myself and family aro now enjoying. Received tho sum
ot one thousand, nine hundred and forty-seven dollars (l 947 ) in
3rst payment, v ' '
Yours very truly,
JOHN O. WHITE.
G 0. E. Lemon : ST' 3 AME8' M0-' mvembr 19i "80.
taSfci,SS;r5Sl5SKl0,l cortiflCttt.
Yours ever,
JOHN L. ROLB.
Mr. Geo. E. Lemon : vills, Pa., November 15, 1850.
Dzit? ln. ' A-l07, me ln behalf of my husband, to thank you
for your determination and perseverance in obtaining his ten
sion for him, amounting to about $726, less your foe. V
Mrs. WM. T. WYANT.
Mr. Geo. E. Lemon : Harvard, Nee., December 7, 1680.
Dear Sir : I havo received a ponslon check for 64S2 and &i ner
"ttSSlSn? UCCept thankS f0r y"TO Proinjt
Yours truly,
OHAS. D. GRAFF.
Baldwin's Mills, Wautaoa Co., Wis.,
Mr. Lemon : November 14, 1880.
Your friend,
A. W. PALMER.
--
The attention of tho former clients of B. F. Pritchard
Esq., of Indianapolis, Indiana, -who have not written to
me since December, 1870, is again called to tho follow
ing: ItfDIANAFOLIB, iND., NOV. 13, 1870.
Gkorob E. Lemon, Esq., Washington, D. o. :
PJ!ll,?7Yott a.re h$roby, authorized to notiry each of nw
clients that I have transferred to you all their ol dm r Jm2:. y
Ac., and that it is my desiro that they Should' mSS&J Vnthtl
&c?aTms.nd frW&rd 8Uh eVldnee aB you atf"ff "o Jompfoto
SIPd B. F. PRITCHARD,
This proposed transfer was submitted to tho Hon Z
Chandler, Secretary of the Interior, for his consideration"
mnd action. The following extract from his letter, written
to tho Hon. J. A. Bentley, Commissioner of Pensions, ex
plains itself, and to it your attention is invited :
Department oy the Interior,
Washington, D. C, December fl, 1876.
In view of tho peculiar state of fucts existing In tho case miri
the good standing of Mr. Loraon as an attorney lyoforotlila i?
partment,a8well as his apparent good faith i.i th is exitiri trans
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f Z. CHANDLER.
Tn RPiVrTRnft riih tllft fnrnorninrr iYtn TT T A tj i
ley, Commiwjioner of Pensions, issued an order recotmiz
injr mo in all cases filled by Mr. Pritchard prior to Octo
r 0, 1870; wherein he hath tho power of substitution.
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CLAIMS ! CLAIMS! "
TMs Claim House Established in
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
tmCES, 615, t5 Street, (Citizens Natfenal BanM
P. O. Draw m. to . C.
Pensions.
JLffiwI' l5JureAor ttT0 contracted any disewje, wr
ovor slight tho disability, apply at oneo. Thonaands oatftttcO.
3ttcir.
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Jite,ffllnorSh,)(lron'J(lo?eM(!nt mothers, fathers, aA
minor brothers and sisters, ln the order named, are entitled.
War of 1812.
All surrlvlng offlcors and soldiors of this -war, whether in tko
military or naval servlco of tho United States, who servo
fourteen (14) days ; or, if in a battle or skirmish for a leas
period, and tho widows of such -who havo not romarriod, are
entitled to a pension of eight dollars a month. Proof of locr
alty is no longer required in these claims.
Increase of Pensions.
Fonslpn laws arc moro liberal now than formorly, aad many aw
now ontltlcd to a higher rato than thoy rocoivo. J
From and and after January 1881. 1 shall make no chanrea for
my services in claims for incroaso of pension, whero no now disa
bility is alleged, unless successful in procuring tho Increase.
Restoration to Pension Roll.
Pensioners who have boon unjustly droppod from tho penaiou
$0)!:, f h?so na,m?a h!v? boi5n aWokcn thorofrom by reason of
failure to draw thoir pension for a period of throe years; or by rea
son of .enlistment, may havo their pensions ronowed by corr
sponding with this house.
3esertion.
from one regiment or.Vjssol and enlistment In another, is not
a bar to ponslon in cases where the wound, dlsooso or injury was
incurrccf while in tho servico of the United States and In tho line
0 duty. .
3Ln$ Warrants.
SuryJ,T?r5 of ftl1 war's from 1700 to Maroh 8, 1S55, and certain heiri
aro ontitlod to ono hundred and sisty aores or land, if not already
received. Soldiers of the lato war not entitled. aireasy
Land warrants purohascd for cash at tho highest market ratea.
and assignments perfected. "wamw,
Correspondence invited.
Prisoners of War.
nation money promptly oollooted.
Porlongn Rations.
Amounts duo collected without unnecessary delay. SuoJl clahai
cannot be collected without tho furlough. "
Morses Xost in Serviee.
f i,?i -ims 0ftllf? chat?ctor Prouiptly nttfendod to. Many olaims of
this oharaoter havo been erronlously rojooted. Corresuondcnco
in such cases Is respectfully invited u.i-o.puuucaco
Ronnty and Pay.
Oelleotions promptly made.
Property taliQi hj the Army in States
not in Insurrection.
Olaims of this charactor will receive special attention, provided
they wore filed before January 1, 1880. If not tiled prior to that
date thoy aro barred by statuto of limitation.
In addition to the above we prosecute mtlitarv and naml
claims of every description, procure Patents, Trade-marta,
Copyrights, attend to business before the General Land Office
and other bureaus of the Interior Department, and aU tho
departments of the Government.
We invito correspondence from all interested, assurlnjr them
of the utmost promptitude, energy, and thoroughness 1 in aS
matters intrusted to our hands. b
GEO. E. LEMON.
v8b!s may roach th? hands of some persons unacquainted wltlt
this House, we append hereto, as specimens of the testimonial
in our possession, copies of letters from soveral gentlemen of polit
ical and military dfstinctlon, and widely known throughoufthe
T., . . Bklvidejre, Illinois, Ootobr24, 1878.
I tako great pleasure in recommending Captain Gkorok x.
Lemon, now of Washington, D. C, to all persons who may hav
claims to settle or other business to prosecute before the I)enrfc.
ments at Washington. I know him to bo thorobghly quaUaedT
well acquainted with tho laws, and with Department rules in afl
matters growing out or tho lato war, especially in tho Paymaster
and Quartormastor's offices. 1 havo had occasion to emnloy him for
friends of mine, also, In tho soliciting of patents, and Tiavo found
him very active, welMn formed, and successf u 1. As a gallant officer
during tho war, and an honorable and successful practlonor. I roc
onimond him strongly to all who may nood his services.
S. A. HURLBUT, M. O.
tturth Congressional District. UlinoU,
Late Major-General U. 3. 7ri,
OlTIZKN 1ST ATIONAL BANK.
. ,, T Wabhimotow, D. C, January IT, 1879.
Captain George K.-Lkmon, attomoy and agent for the colloc
tion or war claims at AVaahington City, is a thorough, ablo and
exceedingly well-informed man of business, of high character
and entirely responsible. 1 bollovo that tho Interests of all hav
ing war olaims requiring adjustment cannot Do conildod to safer
hands.
JJJO, A. J. CUES WELL,
I'esident.
W. F. ItOAOU,
Secretary.
HOUSK OF KlirnKSBNTATlVES,
Washington, D. C, March 1875.
From several years1 acquaintance with Captain George 05
Lomon, of this city, I cheerfully commend him us u Kontloman 0
integrity and worth, and well qualified to attend to tho collec
tion ot Bounty and other claims against tho Government. Hti
experience in that line givo him superior advantages.
V. P.SPJtAGUE, M. O.,
jvyiccmn jjisiriCl of UM9.
S D. STltAWBitlDGE, M. X,
teenth District of '1'ennsyivanhr
JAS
Thirteenth
HOUBlt QV RnrUBSENTATIVKS,
Wasuinoton, D. 0., March 1, 187
We, tho undersigned, having an acquaintance with Captain
Geouok E. Lkmon for the past few years, and a knowledge of Mj
systematic manner in whfuli ho conducts his extensive busiupe
and of his reliability lor fair and honorable dealings connwUd
therewith, cheerfully commend him to claimants generally.
A.V. RICK, Chairman,
Committee on Jnvalid Veiixiom, House Hens.
W.F. SLUMONS, M. U.,
Secoml District of Ark.
W. P. hYNDK, M. 0.,
JfrMh District of Wis.
R. W. TOWNB1I12ND, M. C
Nineteenth District olU.
J-Any person desiring information aa to my standing and.
responsibility will on request, bo furnished with a Batlsfaotery
reference Ja his vJcinlt or Congr&lonal District,
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