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Susan Hudson to James Hollingsworth, 1878 January 31

 File — Box: 90

Scope and Contents

A.L. incomplete letter. Stratford. Returns picture of "Old Arrow." Questions Captain Frank's contract to run through June 1. Mr. Blake took her over to the new steamboat in New York. She opposed his extravagence in furnishing cabins but indicates improvements for Mount Vernon Ladies cabin. Asks if he bought a new horse, if grocery bill is reduced for the winter. Executive Committee finds $100 too much for Ice House drain, asks if Mount Vernon laborers cannot build a trench drain or abandon Ice House or build new one by River. Asks for costs of new building. ER-18, p. 82


  • Creation: 1878 January 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