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James Hollingsworth to Nancy Halsted, 1877 August 21

 File — Box: 89

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Mount Vernon. Re greater security for Tomb. Suggests a military guard or placing sarcophagus in granite. Would be pleased to have Vice Regents visit Mount Vernon more often. Recommends a fire extinguisher. Encloses diagram of Tomb with measurements. ER-7, p. 127


  • Creation: 1877 August 21


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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