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James Hollingsworth to Margaret Sweat, 1878 September 17

 File — Box: 93

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. in writing of secretary. Mount Vernon. Received salary for last month. Will pump out all cisterns. Cistern for hydraulic ram costs more, as storm cause cave-in of excavations, added some brickwork, $290. those employees who were sick are now better. Mr. Blake goes to New York to inspect his new boat. Post office established "Mount Vernon-on-the-Potomac," Fairfax County, VA. Have enough cement and brick to set up proposed greenhouse furnace. ER-20, p. 179


  • Copyright: 1878 September 17


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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