Letter from Dayton with Replies

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Handwritten letter from a constituent in Dayton, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy requesting information about a raise Social Security allowance with replies from Dowdy and Robert M. Bell, Commissioner of Social Security; In her letter, the constituent refers to a Houston Post article on an increase in Social Security funds and asks Dowdy why she has not received the increased funds. By requesting aid from Commissioner Bell, Dowdy learns that the raise was “possibility rather than fact,” and assures the constituent that he is sympathetic to the need for an increase in Social Security allowances. A transcription of the constituent's letter has been included.

Citation

Constituent; Dowdy, John; Ball, Robert M. "Letter from Dayton with Replies." John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 87, File 133, "Letter from Dayton with Replies," October 31, 1966 to November 5, 1966, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.. Accessed 12 December 2017. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/260.

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Title

Letter from Dayton with Replies

Subject

Social Security--United States.; Dowdy John Vernard, 1912-1995.

Description

Handwritten letter from a constituent in Dayton, Texas to Rep. John Dowdy requesting information about a raise Social Security allowance with replies from Dowdy and Robert M. Bell, Commissioner of Social Security; In her letter, the constituent refers to a Houston Post article on an increase in Social Security funds and asks Dowdy why she has not received the increased funds. By requesting aid from Commissioner Bell, Dowdy learns that the raise was “possibility rather than fact,” and assures the constituent that he is sympathetic to the need for an increase in Social Security allowances. A transcription of the constituent's letter has been included.

Creator

Constituent; Dowdy, John; Ball, Robert M.

Source

John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 87, File 133, "Letter from Dayton with Replies," October 31, 1966 to November 5, 1966, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

Publisher

Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1966-10-12; 1966-10-15; 1966-10-21; 1966-10-24; 1966-10-31; 1966-11-05

Contributor

W.R. Poage Legislative Library

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Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

wrpl0050.jpg; wrpl0050.pdf

Coverage

Dayton, Texas