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Sarah Tracy to Philoclea Eve, 1865 August 22

 File — Box: 62

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Mount Vernon. Rec'd two letters from Regent who does not get Miss Tracy's mail. Mentions few facts for Mrs. Eve to write Regent; boat running since early June, visitors since April have paid Mount Vernon expenses; statement of debt to Mr. Herbert; he will raise crops to feed animals and people at the estate; have abundance of wheat, corn, little rye, cabbages, potatoes, etc. Health conditions bad, someone always sick. Public abusive. Need a Council this fall with Regent presiding; meetings before were not Grand Councils but Annual Meetings. Cannot write Regent about any confidential matters. Dr. Hodge rec'd Regent's letter and will write her. Reports on VRs from N.H., Ohio, Conn., Me., Pa. ER-15, p. 152


  • 1865 August 22


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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 USA