[Letter from Amalia Riley to Dr. Joseph Pound, August 28, 1903]

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Letter from Amalia Riley to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning recent horse thefts taking place at their home; Amalia and her husband put in a claim as her neighbors had done in order to gain some depredation money. Riley asks Pound for any information he may have about the situation and wishes him well and hopes he and his daughters had a nice time visiting.

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[2] p. ; 18 cm.

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Riley, Amalia August 28, 1903.

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Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

Built in 1854, the Homestead was home to one of the founding families of Dripping Springs near Austin. Occupied by the Pound family until 1983, it was the first school house, church, and medical office. The reconstructed home and its decorative artifacts represent life in Central Texas around the year 1910.

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Letter from Amalia Riley to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning recent horse thefts taking place at their home; Amalia and her husband put in a claim as her neighbors had done in order to gain some depredation money. Riley asks Pound for any information he may have about the situation and wishes him well and hopes he and his daughters had a nice time visiting.

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[2] p. ; 18 cm.

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  • August 28, 1903

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  • May 8, 2016, 6:12 a.m.

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Riley, Amalia. [Letter from Amalia Riley to Dr. Joseph Pound, August 28, 1903], letter, August 28, 1903; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743088/: accessed October 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead.