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Sarah Tracy to Edward Everett, 1861 May 10

 File — Box: 58
Letter, Sarah Tracy to Edward Everett, 1861 May 10
Letter, Sarah Tracy to Edward Everett, 1861 May 10

Scope and Contents

Copy. A.L. Mount Vernon. Regent asks sec. to write him of Regent's "total inability to write". Has been ill and troubled with her personal business affairs. She is at Rosemont, no plans for returning to Mount Vernon. Due to conditions of nation and low funds of Association, all repairs have ceased except what 2 men can do with materials on hand. Boat stopped, have few visitors, small force for protection of Mount Vernon. Regent has obtained assurances that under no plea will troops be placed at MV--"she feels that if any place in the country will be free from molestation it will be Mount Vernon". ER-15, p. 72


  • Creation: 1861 May 10


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From the Collection: 25 Linear Feet (117 legal-size clamshell flat storage boxes, 1 oversize clamshell flat storage box )

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 USA