We're going to need an attestation from another witness to confirm if the events happened as you claim.
Curtis chose to go to court and give evidence instead of signing the attestation.
No canon of literary criticism can treat as valuable external evidence an attestation which first appears so many centuries after the supposed date of the poems.
Even in the case of the two more important epistles, i Peter and James, we have to add the qualification " if genuine," but rather perhaps because of the persistence with which they are challenged than because of inherent defect of attestation.
A Labor Condition Application requires at least one attestation from one's current employer.