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Lily Macalester Laughton to Nancy Halsted, 1873 September 30

 File — Box: 79

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Torrisdale. Visited Mount Vernon, grounds in order, house neat. Withdrew Masonic fund of $822.04 from J. Cooke & Co and invested in government bonds. Commends her not voting on Miss Cunningham's salary. Supposed her dependent on salary. Mrs. Eve recommends a Vice Regent for Tennessee and Mrs. Halsted one for Virginia. Asks propriety of making appointments while Regent is pro tem. Hollingsworth reports $26.69 balance. Will start rebuilding Summer House only if Mr. Corcoran finances it. Decides to furnish room next to Lafayette Room or one across from it. ER-8, p. 229


  • Creation: 1873 September 30


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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