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[Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound, July 17, 1898]

Description: Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning to developments in the organization of a reunion for the veterans of the Confederate Army in Texas. Hicks says that he has "made arrangements with the citizens of Llano, so that I can issue to the veterans 3 days rations." At the end he tells Pound to "bring your tent, and department flag with you."
Date: July 7, 1898
Creator: Hicks, A. F.

[Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound, June 2, 1900]

Description: Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning the upcoming reunion of the old Confederate brigade that they were apart of. Hicks tells the doctor to wear his uniform if possible and that he will send another paper that "will give you General order No 1. calling for the meeting of the Brigade in July." Also included is a newspaper clipping that details the reunion of the Mountain Remnant Brigade of the Confederate veterans, and calls for bids "for the leasing of the Reunion Ground Privileges."
Date: June 2, 1900
Creator: Hicks, A. F.

[Letter from Albert Sydney Burleson to Dr. Joseph Pound, February 22, 1907]

Description: Letter from Albert Sydney Burleson to Dr. Joseph Pound detailing instructions on how to apply and be provided an increase in pensions from $12 to $16 as per his service in the Mexican American War. There is an enclosed document that shows the actual act of Congress that was passed to gain this increase; in part the act reads: "any person who served ninety days or more...during the late civil war or sixty days in the war with Mexico...be entitled to receive a pension as follows..." There is a three-tiered pension setup, those who are sixty two years or older gets $12, seventy years get $16, and seventy five or older get $20.
Date: February 22, 1907
Creator: Burleson, Albert Sydney

[Letter from Albert Sydney Burleson to Dr. Joseph Pound, January 15, 1906]

Description: Letter from Albert Sydney Burleson to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning Pound's wish for an increase in pensions; Burleson tells him to bring himself "within the same category of those who have heretofore been granted increases" and there will be no problem obtaining an increase. At the end of the letter he tells the doctor not to have his secretary speak for him as "she is not very popular with the members" of the respective committee.
Date: January 15, 1906
Creator: Burleson, Albert Sydney

[Letter from Albert Sydney Burleson to Dr. Joseph Pound, July 5, 1906]

Description: Letter from Albert Sydney Burleson to Dr. Joseph Pound saying that he has enclosed a letter from the Bureau of Pensions "showing that your claim for increase pension to $16.00 per month has been allowed." The enclosed document, signed by V. Warner, does say that the "pension has been allowed at $16.00 per month from June 6, 1906."
Date: {1906-07-05,1906-06-29}
Creator: Burleson, Albert Sydney & Warner, V.

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

Description: 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.
Date: August 28, 1903
Creator: Riley, Amalia
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