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James Hollingsworth to Margaret Sweat, 1878 October 7

 File — Box: 93

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. in writing of secretary. Mount Vernon. Greenhouse boiler placed, total cost $149.50 and has receipt for payment of bill. Greenhouse needs some glazing and carpentry. Has bid for Tomb brickwork. Photograph contract given Mr. Johnson as stated in Mrs. Halsted's letter. Didn't meet total expenses in September, May was the best month. Outstanding bills for groceries, garden seeds, farm expenses and lumber. Chills still prevail at Mount Vernon. West Ford's children have diphtheria. ER-20, p. 183


  • Creation: 1878 October 7


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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