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Record Group Number: 000137
Series/Collection Number: .S 1295
Creator: Florida. State Board of Pensions.
Title, Dates: Letterbooks, 1887-1905.
Amount: 9.00 v.
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Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
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Summary:     The series consists of nine bound letterbooks of outgoing correspondence of the State Board of Pensions from 1887-1905.  In some instances the incoming correspondence has been tipped in the letterbook.  The correspondence mainly answers inquiries from pensioners and applicants concerning eligibility, proof of service, the application process, and reasons for the denial of certain claims.  Each volume contains a name index of correspondents.
    The first two volumes (1887-1888) contain both Pension Board and Adjutant General correspondence, dating from the period when Adjutant General David Lang served as Secretary of the Pension Board.  Correspondence from August 28, 1895 to February 17, 1897 (Volume 7) is missing and only the index remains.  There is also a gap in the records from January 20, 1900 to August 28, 1903.
Finding Aids: Volume listing available.
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Subject Access Fields: Florida. State Militia.
Military pensions.
Letter books. aat
Added Entries Lang, David, 1838-1917
Florida. Office of the Adjutant General.

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