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Martha Mitchell to James Hollingsworth, 1872 August 26

 File — Box: 75

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Milwaukee. Hears he is more comfortable at Mount Vernon. Asked the Regent to send him keys and to instruct him re disposition of her belongings and payment of money due her. Directs him re expenditures, improvements. Hopes there will be some time to build a house for him although he is to sleep in the Mansion during winter. His bedroom will also be on exhibition. Committee plans a meeting in October. No trees to be cut or any great change made without knowledge of Vice Regents. Instructions re health of Mount Vernon. Hopes to remedy defects in Constitution and By-laws at next Council. Must fix pipes in greenhouse furnace. ER-18, p. 242


  • Creation: 1872 August 26


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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