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James Hollingsworth to Susan Hudson, 1877 October 31

 File — Box: 89

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. in writing of secretary. Mount Vernon. Has not received letter from Irwin Martin who presented table cover. He and Mr. Blake thoroughly surveyed Hell Hole and think with assistance of Mr. Troth, half owner, and at considerable expense, it could be drained to improve health conditions. Drainage around kitchen and dairy needs repairs, cost about $250. Considerable sickness, causes employee loss of work. New cistern needed to run hydraulic ram. ER-20, p. 133


  • Creation: 1877 October 31


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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