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Margaret Sweat to James Hollingsworth, 1878 March 16

 File — Box: 91

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A.L.S. Mrs. Hudson had the impression that Hollingsworth had the contract wtih Hollingshead who borrowed it and returned it mutilated, but it is impossible if contract and transfer have always been in Regent's possession. Asked Riggs to examine Hollingshead's contract and Mr. Blake to have the Arrow thoroughly examined. Has asked legal advice from 2 others as well. Thinks Council will not meet until new boat is running. Council authorized him to buy pair of horses, but not enough to pay for them on hand. Superintendent may advance money. ER-18, p. 159


  • Creation: 1878 March 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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Part of the Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 USA