Stickle family papers, 1851-1937 | Louisiana Research Collection
By Anna Richards
ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 494
Primary Creator: Stickle family
Extent: 6.0 Folders
Arrangement: This collection is arranged in chronological order according to topic. There is a folder that contains memorabilia at the end of the collection.
Date Acquired: 11/29/1961
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Source: Carrie Ida Pierce.
Preferred Citation: Stickle family papers, Manuscripts Collection 494, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Processing Information: Finding aid created by intern Anna Richards.
Browse by Folder:
[Folder 1: Eli Bates Letter, 1851 November 28],
[Folder 2: Marriage License, 1862 March 26],
[Folder 3: Pension Papers, 1893 June 19 - 1899 May 2],
[Folder 4: Pension Papers, 1902 October 4 - 1926 July 3],
[Folder 5: Photograph, 1937 October 14],
[Folder 6: Memorabilia, Undated],
- Folder 1: Eli Bates Letter, 1851 November 28
- Eli Bates writes that he has not heard from the recipient (illegible) in quite some time and that he hopes to come see them soon. He gives them a recipe for something that contains different oils.
- Folder 2: Marriage License, 1862 March 26
Marriage License certifying the holy matrimony of Edward K. Stickle and Esther N. Bates by William J. Heath in Perce, New York.
1903 March 21: Department of Interior commissioner Ware sends Esther Stickle her marriage license in regard to her claim of pension as the widow of Edward K. Stickle.
- Folder 3: Pension Papers, 1893 June 19 - 1899 May 2
Notes concerning Claim No. 672, 641:
Matter of application of Private Edward K. Stickle of the of Company "H" 118th New York Infantry Volunteers. Claims the writer was with Stickle when he received the "sun stroke" in Richmond, Virginia, and was treated by his own hands.
Another matter of application claiming that Edward K. Stickle has suffered from a certain disease (which is written be explained on another sheet of paper).
Another account of the "sun stroke"
1893 June 19: Letter from the Department of the Interior commissioner Lockren giving the proper instructions on how to write a pension notice.
1893 December 11: Official notice from the Department of the Interior informing Stickle of a granting of his pension in his favor.
1894 January 31: Letter from Pension Commissioner Lockren informing Stickle of his granted pension.
1894 February 14: Commissioner Lockren writes to Stickle summarizing the conditions of his desired medical pension.
1896 June 29: Commissioner Murphy writes official notice stating that his pension is rejected under the act of July 14, 1862 on the ground that he had not been disabled in a pensionable degree.
1896 September 18: Stickle received a response fromt he Adjutant General of Madison, Wisconsin, telling him that before he takes up his new declaration for pension, he must first find out under which law his first application was filed, and that he must prove that his disabilities were incurred under service to the United States Government.
1897 September 29: An official notice from the Pension Bureau stating that Stickle's pension was approved.
A note stating a declaration of marriage between Edward Lloyd Gunnison and Cora Edna Ferris on May 2, 1899.
- Folder 4: Pension Papers, 1902 October 4 - 1926 July 3
Card declaring the death of Edward Kane Stickle on 1902 September 15.
1902 October 4: Madam (Esther Stickle) gets a notice from the Pension Bureau stating that her request for the pension in question has been received.
1903 January 19: Madam (Esther Stickle) received a notice stating that the pension in question is being considered.
1903 March 4: Madam (Esther Stickle) is informed that the pension of Edward K. Stickle has been approved in her name.
1903 March 4: Madam (Esther Stickle) received the voucher for her pension.
1903 March 4: Official certificate to Esther Stickle granting her the pension of Edward K. Stickle.
1903 March 9: J. C. Shooner receives a notice that Esther Stickle has been approved to receive the pension for Edward Stickle.
1903 March 11: William B. Green (attorney) informs Esther that her pension has been approved and kindly asks her to recommend the office to her friends.
1903 March 21: Esther Stickle receives her marriage certificate from Commissioner Ware of the Department of Interior Bureau of Pensions.
1903 July 30: Official notice from the Bureau of Pensions claiming that it is illegal for anyone to receive a pension for a man if they are not that man.
1907 March 4: A notice claiming that a new law may of beneficial use to the recipient.
1907 March 4: Application of Bounty for Survivors or Heirs.
Notes that accompanied the delivery of pension checks.
Notes claiming the increase of a pension.
Certificate claiming that Esther Stickle has the right of claiming Edward Stickle's pension.
1926 July 3: Notice to reissue Esther Stickle's pension.
Form to fill out if the recipient desires to be represented by Houghton in order to receive a pension for service.
- Folder 5: Photograph, 1937 October 14
- This folder contains a photograph of Esther Stickle taken in her 97th year on 1937 October 14.
- Folder 6: Memorabilia, Undated
Envelope addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Gunnison"
Ribbon (black) in memoriam of A. G. Gunnison.
Envelope which contained the marriage certificate.
Envelope which contained the letter from Eli Bates (Esther Stickle's father)