Pension Application for James Lafayette Oakes

From the Court Records of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Volume 58, page 215.

1884 Oct. 20th

In the matter of the application of James L. Oakes for aid as a wounded solder under the act approved 25th Feb'y. 1884.

The Court doth certify that it was proven to the Court and the same is hereby entered of record:

And, the Court having carefully considered the written application of the said Oakes, the certificate of Dr. John W. Wilson and the evidence aforesaid adduced in support of said application is of opinion that said Oakes is entitled to aid under said act and directs the application certificate of the Physician and evidence aforesaid to be certified to the Auditor of Public Accounts.


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