Lockhart, Charley (fl. 1898-1941) [to Texas pension recipients]
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02386.04
Author/Creator: Lockhart, Charley (fl. 1898-1941)
Place Written: Austin, Texas
Type: Typed letter signed
Date: 15 December 1931
Pagination: 1 p. ; 27.9 x 21.6 cm.
Summary of Content: Lockhart relates that since the pension fund is exhausted, he has been acquiring funds from the State Highway Investment Fund to pay pensioners. Writes ”This fund is also exhausted, but as the Christmas holidays are nearing and I am desirous of assisting you in getting the cash on your hands in time to add a little sunshine to your Christmas cheer, I have asked that an additional amount be invested in your December warrants.”
Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945
Keywords/Subjects: Texas;, Pension, Finance;, Infrastructure;, Government and Civics;, Military History;, Holidays and Celebrations;, Soldier’s Pay;, American West;, Economics;
Sub Era: The Great Depression
Background: Lockhart was treasurer of Texas 1931-1941.
LOC Search Terms: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865., Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865., Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863., Fortification--United States--History--19th century.Order Image