[graphic of seal: eagle atop shield with stars and stripes and an anchor to the left]: VETERANS ADMINISTRATION 1930
[official stationery] VETERANS ADMINISTRATION REGIONAL OFFICE 211 WEST CAMPBELL AVENUE ROANOKE, VIRGINIA
March 3, 1953
YOUR FILE REFERENCE: IN REPLY REFER TO: 3014-10BBC C- -----
Mr. Billy L. Hottle Maurertown, Virginia
Dear Sir: This is to inform you that as a result of reduced appropriations sufficient funds are not available to authorize your (dental examination) at this time. There is no clear indication when such funds will become available.
Please be assured that every effort will be made to expedite the processing of your application for dental service as soon as possible. All applications will be processed in the order in which they are received.
Any inconvenience which you may have experienced because of the existing situation is sincerely regretted.
Very truly yours, Philip F. Schaffer [signature] PHILIP F. SCHAFFER , D. D. S. Chief, Dental Service