The Calvin Shedd Papers > Transcripts of Letters > December 28, 1963

Lieut Calvin Shedd

of the Seventh Regt N.H. Vol having applied to me for a certificate on which to ground an application for leave of absence

I do hereby certify that I have carefully examined this Officer and find him suffering from Emaciation and debility the result of Chronic Diarrhoea, and inflamation of bowells, and that in consequence thereof he is in my opinion unfit for duty or to travel. I furthermore declare my belief that he will not be able to resume his duties in a less period than twenty days Dated at Enfield N.H. this twenty Eighth day of December one thousand eight hundred and Sixty three

                                                   Alfred R. Bullard M.D.
                                                   Grafton S.S.

         Personaly appeared before above named Alfred R. Bullard and made oath that the above certificate by him signed is in his belief true

                                         Before Mr. James F. Pattee
                                         Justice Peace

Enfield N.H. Dec. 28th 1863

(2 different copies of the same letter enclosed)

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