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[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
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Letter from Fanny Hamilton to Dr. Joseph Pound, July 18, 1907]

Description: Letter from Fanny Hamilton to Dr. Joseph Pound letting him know she was aware of his impending visit in August, though she asks him to come in September or October as the weather would be cooler and more pleasureful. She goes on to describe their crops and that they have had an abundance or rain leading to a good crop yield.
Date: July 18, 1907
Creator: Hamilton, Fanny
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Letter from D. L. Yoas to Dr. Joseph Pound, December 23, 1907]

Description: Letter from D. L. Yoas to Dr. Joseph Pound discussing recent events such as the fact that Pound's son had stayed a few nights with them and that he would like to come and get the peach trees the doctor had offered him. At the end of the letter he wishes the doctor and his family a "Merry Christmas and happy New Year."
Date: December 23, 1907
Creator: Yoas, D. L.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead