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Laughton, Lily Macalester Berghmans, 1832-1891

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  • Existence: 1832-1891

Found in 422 Collections and/or Records:

Lily Macalester Laughton to Emmart and Quartley, 1885 March 13

 File — Box 96
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Copy. Washington, D.C. Grand Council accepts estimates for repair of Tomb of $170 and $30. Urges prompt completion of work. ER-6, p. 253

Dates: 1885 March 13

Lily Macalester Laughton to Frank Thomson, 1888 July 18

 File — Box 99
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A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Thanks him for his information re new railroad. Even "pecuniary advantages" to the Association cannot compensate for having a railroad station near Mount Vernon. Dodge has succeeded in keeping it off the property of the Association. ER-16, p. 270

Dates: 1888 July 18

Lily Macalester Laughton to Governor Fitzhugh Lee, 1888 January 9

 File — Box 98
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Draft. Writes concerning railroad bill and what might be done. If it is true, is he interested in helping Mount Vernon. Mrs. Laughton will come to Richmond to discuss matters further if necessary. ER-6, p. 265

Dates: 1888 January 9

Lily Macalester Laughton to Governor Fitzhugh Lee, 1888 January 21

 File — Box 98
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Copy. Felt two railroads running near to Mount Vernon might be source of trouble to MVLA. Thanks the governor for amending the bill so Mount Vernon will not be affected. ER-6, p. 267

Dates: 1888 January 21

Lily Macalester Laughton to Henry Wirtz Thomas, 1877 May 7

 File — Box 88
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A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Re the invitation to the governor and the committee appointed to visit Mount Vernon on May 22 during Grand Council. Refusal to defray committee's travelling expenses as many Vice Regents come thousands of miles and pay their own hotel bills. ER-17, p. 238

Dates: 1877 May 7

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1873 October 6

 File — Box 79
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Pleased with his work. Discusses possibility of selling pears from Mount Vernon. Expects to visit the estate soon. Is a gardener needed? ER-5, p. 67

Dates: 1873 October 6

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1873 November 14

 File — Box 79
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A.L.S. Philadelphia. Arrangements for luncheon on Wednesday for the Governor of Virginia. ER-5, p. 70

Dates: 1873 November 14

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 June 15

 File — Box 81
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A.L.S. Washington. Received $1000 check for reimbursement of endowment fund. ER-5, p. 83

Dates: 1874 June 15

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 July 22

 File — Box 81
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Regarding Dr. Howland's "impertinent" letter. Encourages him to seek General Barnes' help. Possibly hire policemen to assist with monitoring the gate and to prevent him from docking his boat. ER-5, p. 85

Dates: 1874 July 22

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 September 4

 File — Box 81
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Reduction of fare on steamer Arrow as a temporary and necessary measure. Breakdown of the steamer, unfortunate incident regarding another boat attempting to land at Mount Vernon. ER-5, p. 86

Dates: 1874 September 4

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 September 11

 File — Box 81
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Hopes reduction of fare may quiet public controversy over the boat incident. ER-5, p. 87

Dates: 1874 September 11

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 May 9

 File — Box 80
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A.L.S. Washington, D.C. He may call on her any morning to discuss matters he referred to. ER-5, p. 75

Dates: 1874 May 9

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 May 20

 File — Box 80
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A.L.S. Letter to Superintendent re plans for the visit of the Governor of Virginia and party. ER-5, p. 76

Dates: 1874 May 20

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 May 22

 File — Box 80
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A.L.S. Washington. She and Mrs. Barnes delay visit until Monday. Miss Harper wants to hire set of furniture from Alexandria store for Council. ER-5, p. 77

Dates: 1874 May 22

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 May 30

 File — Box 80
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A.L.S. Washington. Sends two mattresses and a rug for her room. Also plated forks. Wants a card put on the flagstaff to designate that it was presented by Surgeon General Barnes. ER-5, p. 77

Dates: 1874 May 30

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 November 4

 File — Box 82
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Need of a larger boiler for the green hose. Opposition boat withdrawn and no lawsuit. Don Piatt, editor of the "Sunday Capitol," is an important ally. ER-5, p. 89

Dates: 1874 November 4

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 November 11

 File — Box 82
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Boiler for greenhouse. Annoyances by disaffected parties in vicinity of Mount Vernon. Rumor that Captain Hollingshead purchased rival boat the "Mary Washington." Mrs. Eve requests that on no account is her Georgia book to go to South Carolina. ER-5, p. 89

Dates: 1874 November 11

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1874 October 9

 File — Box 81
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Opposition boat has reduced their receipts. See from the paper that a law suit is threatened against Hollingsworth as representative of MVLA, but she has heard nothing from him about it so believes it must be false. ER-5, p. 88

Dates: 1874 October 9

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1875 May 4

 File — Box 83
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A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Check for money Mr. Riggs has collected. Still more due on Georgia Railroad stock. Any annoyance from new boat? ER-5, p. 91

Dates: 1875 May 4

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1875 June

 File — Box 84
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A.L.S. Trouble from Sunday excursionists. Forbids future Sunday visitors. Grocery expenditures large. Means of transporting large articles such as furniture to Mount Vernon. Had impression 35 cents, not 25 cents, to be paid them for each boat passenger. ER-5, p. 94

Dates: 1875 June

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1875 July 17

 File — Box 84
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Regrets Mrs. Halsted's illness and absence from last Council. Miss Patterson did declare her purpose to raise money for restoration of "portico." Suggests using Mrs. Fitch's $50 toward restoration of barn. Each Vice Regent asked to raise $50. Chandelier for Council Room acceptable. ER-5, p., 25

Dates: 1875 July 17

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, ca. 1875 August

 File — Box 84
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Expenditures for tinners, lumber and architect for barn. Repayment of endowment fund and barn fund. ER-5, p. 96

Dates: ca. 1875 August

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1875 June 28

 File — Box 84
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Efforts to obtain money for barn repair. Outrageous conduct and damage by Sunday visitors. Possiblity of legal proceedings against culprits. ER-5, p. 95

Dates: 1875 June 28

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1875 September 30

 File — Box 84
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Re bill for the architect of barn. ER-5, p. 96

Dates: 1875 September 30

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1875 October 18

 File — Box 84
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Expenditures for repair of barn, and photographs of it. Suggests more prominence to Lossing's book which is for sale there. ER-5, p. 97

Dates: 1875 October 18

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1875 November 10

 File — Box 84
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A.L.S. Torrisdale. Mrs. Halsted sends chandelier for Council room. Will send down some old-fashioned furniture for Pennsylvania room. ER-5, p. 97

Dates: 1875 November 10

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1873 November 1

 File — Box 79
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A.L.S. Philadelphia. Governor Walker of Virginia to visit Mount Vernon on November 11. Leaves arrangements for luncheon to the Superintendent. ER-5, p. 69

Dates: 1873 November 1

Lily Macalester Laughton to James Hollingsworth, 1873 November 5

 File — Box 79
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A.L.S. Philadelphia. Change in Governor Walker's plans. Will arrive on November 19. ER-5, p. 70

Dates: 1873 November 5

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