Two affidavits: the first signed by William T. Burgess before the notary public verifying the service of Lieutenant John Cook in the First Regiment of New York Volunteers in the Mexican War; the second signed by John Cook verifying his own service in the Mexican War.
June 14 1875
New York State Archives, A1254-77, Entry documentation relating to pension claims, First N.Y. Regiment volunteers, Mexican War, 1878-1882. Box 1, Folder 18, item no. 53.
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