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James Hollingsworth to Margaret Sweat, 1878 March 12

 File — Box: 91

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. in writing of secretary. Mount Vernon. Receives check for February salary. Has gone though papers in "old" iron safe in his office, all he can find re boat question is copy of an old contract and an original contract for a year later which he forwards. Thinks transfer of contract to Hollingshead is a continuation of Sykes contract. Mrs. Laughton had it. A mule has died and they can buy pair of strong horses, which are needed, for $250. He offers to advance the money. ER-20, p. 159


  • Creation: 1878 March 12


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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