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Lily Macalester Laughton to Nancy Halsted, 1873 December 4

 File — Box: 79

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Philadelphia. Thanks her for 1872 and 1873 reports, also vignette of Mount Vernon. Chronical article about appropriation from Congress and efforts to have appropriation from Congress. Financial condition of the Association. Most of funds used up in paying Miss Cunningham's arrears salary and Mr. Sykes' bills. Securities safe. Unsettled condition of Washington banks since crash. Appointment of a treasurer to be delayed. Hopes Mr. Riggs will again take office. Also includes extracts of letter. ER-5, p. 12 and ER-8, p. 232


  • Creation: 1873 December 4


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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