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Louis Baker to James Hollingsworth, 1877 August 25

 File — Box: 89

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Has a moss tree which may have been planted in Mount Vernon's garden. Gives account of how bushes were transplanted in government garden in 1856 and this one given to him. Sent affidavit of this to Regent Laughton. Wishes to sell it to Association as only one in existence. ER-7, p. 124


  • Creation: 1877 August 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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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 USA