Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 9, 1871.
SIR: Please inform me whether there is a widow and children of Stean Walker, formerly of Company H, Second Indian Home Guards, living; whether the widow has been married since the death of her husband, said soldier; if she has been remarried, at what date, and what are the ages of the children of the soldier, now living, who were under sixteen years old when he died; and if his widow has died, at what date she died..
This is written at the suggestion of Mr. J. B. Jones, Indian agent for Cherokees.
F. E. FOSTER,
Special Agent United States Pension-Office.
Captain SIMON SNELL,