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Philoclea Eve to Lily Macalester Laughton, 1873 October 18

 File — Box: 79

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A.L.S. Brooklyn. Difficulties over getting Mrs. Aaron Brown of Nashville for Vice Regent for Tennessee. Wishes Council at earlier time than June. It was previously made in June to put off Mrs. Chace, or Mrs. Sweat or Mrs. Mitchell. Now that they are all friends, they should consider a healthier time of year. Mrs. Ball seems suitable as a Vice Regent. She has scheme for the colonnades. Wants son-in-law to deliver an address for this project. "We can have our [Iron ?] colonnades put by Georgia." Appointed cousin, ex-governor Jenkins as member of Advisory Committee in her state. Miss Cunningham angry with her. Wishes she had agreed to leave Mount Vernon when they first talked of it. ER-5, p. 196


  • Creation: 1873 October 18


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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