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From: "Joann H. Nichols" <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] (no subject)
Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2000 20:20:03 -0500
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You have to be told by NARA to contact the VA nearest to you. This is
the first time I followed through on it. What a surprise! A super
large envelope (where will I file it???).
And I mentioned in my previous e-mail that I hadn't been billed for the
second one for which I used a credit card. I got a bill for it today!
Priscilla Okonske wrote:
> This sounds interesting. I never realized you could get these records from the VA.
> Do you request information from the state where you are residing or the state from
> which the ancestor served? Priscilla
> Joann H. Nichols wrote:
> > I finally received two pension records I ordered the end of October,
> > using my credit card. My card ran out the end of November, and I got a
> > bill for $10.00 for one of them and sent them a check. They must have
> > put through the other one okay!
> > I had ordered a third pension, and got the note that I should contact my
> > local VA for it as it was no longer at DC. Guess what, I wrote White
> > River Jct., VT for it, and one day this huge envelope came, no bill with
> > it, but over 200 pages regarding this man's pension records. I couldn't
> > believe it!
> > Joann Nichols
> > Brattleboro VT