|Return of Check and Plate Destroyed for Mary Townsend Widow's Pension|
Paid @ $12 to June 4, 1916 Sept 23 1916
to the Chief, Finance Division:
You are hereby notified that check #2540745 for $36
dated Sep 4 1916 in favor of MARY TOWNSEND
post office GROVEPORT OHIO
certificate # 320542 ACT APR
Class Act April 19, 1908
Section 8 has been returned to this office by the Postmaster with the information that the pensioner died Aug 28 1916 and said check has the day been canceled.
GUY O TAYLOR
- A check of $36, dated 4 Sep 1916 was returned to the Pension Office
- The plate that helped print checks for Mary Townsend was destroyed
- Essentially, the file was closed for William Townsend and his widow Mary.