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Margaret Comegys to James Hollingsworth, 1875 May 20

 File — Box: 83

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Dover. Has sent by "Arrow" a carpet and some old chairs. Bought full set of furniture for Delaware room but Regent advises waiting until after Council when it is to be decided whether to furnish bedrooms as best they can or to wait in hope of fitting house with appropriate furniture. Depressed over Miss Cunningham's death, feels like retiring. Chairs she sends are 100 years old and came from England. ER-5, p. 219


  • Creation: 1875 May 20


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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