Skip to main content

James Hollingsworth to Margaret Sweat, 1878 August 13

 File — Box: 93

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. in writing of secretary. Mount Vernon. Received her checks for $200 each. July receipts at Mount Vernon were $823.07. Total expenditure for repairs Council ordered and Gardner's bill are $1220.33. A detailed statement of amounts by voucher number follows. Outstanding grocery bills since May 1st, including extras for Council, ice bill, hardware, bricks, cement, etc. Cistern for hydraulic ram completed, at four times old capacity. Urges a new heating plant for greenhouse, approved by last Council. Estimated cost $200. ER-20, p. 174


  • Creation: 1878 August 13


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain material for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: 25 Linear Feet (117 legal-size clamshell flat storage boxes, 1 oversize clamshell flat storage box )

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 USA