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Unknown author to James Hollingsworth, 1872 December 10

 File — Box: 76

Scope and Contents

A.L. Incomplete. Written on House of Representatives letterhead. Probably written by Mrs. Mitchell. Asks about Mr. Cooke as the Association's banker. Executive Committee has the right to know what funds the Association has. The Regent's health prevents her attending to future business. She has written several of the Ladies to raise money "to keep you along - until you can make more income." Efforts to get Washington's clothing and other articles from Patent Office. Professor Henry promised to send model of Bastille and other articles. There is now a business committee who hold themselves responsible for proper use and care of any articles acquired. Boxes in outbuildings may contain some of Washington's papers and books. ER-5, p. 62


  • Creation: 1872 December 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