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Margaret Sweat to James Hollingsworth, 1877 October 25

 File — Box: 89

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. In reply to his letters, she states Mrs. Townsend says $1000 was "appropriated by New York people for repairs at Mount Vernon during the Centennial year," but thinks fund must be exhausted. Asks for a report on handling of this fund. Will authorize $200 for hydraulic ram if it is necessary. ER-18, p. 141


  • Creation: 1877 October 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