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Betsey Mason to James Hollingsworth, 1872 July 1

 File — Box: 74

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Understands things at Mount Vernon have not happened as the Vice Regents wished and were promised. Asks opinion re powers of the Regent under the constitution. Approves his appointment and comments on changes at Mount Vernon. Suggested the Regent consult him re retaining "this family" to run a restaurant on shares. Miss McMakin is now private secretary to Miss Cunningham. ER-14, p. 55


  • 1872 July 1


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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