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James Hollingsworth to Margaret Sweat, 1878 August 9

 File — Box: 93

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. in writing of secretary. Mount Vernon. Has had Mrs. Sweat's inquiry for Dr. Jouy's photographic terms, which he thinks Mrs. Halsted has. Thought Dr. Jouy's prices were to be as cheap as Mr. Gardner's. Now suggests compromise and giving contract to Johnson. Is building new cistern, no water for greenhouse from old one for two weeks. Have four sick on place now, and he feels badly from taking so much quinine. ER-20, p. 171


  • Creation: 1878 August 9


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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