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Magdalen Blanding to Elizabeth Barry, 1874 May 25

 File — Box: 80

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. San Francisco. Is unable to attend Council in June but encloses proxy as election of Regent is of great concern to her. Hopes choice will not be made by a minority present even if proxies of others are obtained. Question needs discussion of merits of those best adapted to office. Brings up constitutional rights of this election. Favors Mrs. Harper for Regent, gives reasons for choice. Regrets Miss Cunningham's resignation, suggests an honorary office for her which would give her privileges of Council so far as Constitution would permit this. ER-8, p. 255


  • 1874 May 25


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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