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Margaret Sweat to James Hollingsworth, 1877 December 16

 File — Box: 90

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Sends $29.75 for plumber's bill, advises against allowing bills to get in arrears. Must use contingent fund during "bad months." Wants no demands on his own purse. Questions whether lunch table is truly profitable. Receipts for October $277 while disbursements for provisions are over $300. Asks if letter includes servants' supplies. Pleased with success of Ice House drain. Asks when his salary is due. Association will not sign or endorse any petitions. ER-18, p. 145


  • Creation: 1877 December 16


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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