Letter Regarding Annuity to Clara E. Polly from the Railroad Retirement Board. You have been awarded a wife's annuity under the Railroad Retirement Act. The beginning date of your annuity is September 5, 1956. The monthly rate of your annuity is $54.30. Enclosed is a check in the amount of $101.36. The enclosed check covers the amount due through October 31, 1956.