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Personally appeared before me Jno. J Conoley, J.P., P.W. Fanning who maketh affirmation that he has for a long time been acquainted with Charlotte A. Owens, and that he knows her (being seriously afflicted) to be in a suffering condition, worthy of any charity that may be bestowed.

Wilmington, N.C. March 9th 1867
To Genl Rutherford

[signature] John J. Conoley J.P.
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