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James Hollingsworth to Margaret Sweat, 1878 December 10

 File — Box: 94

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. in writing of secretary. Mount Vernon. W.W. Corcoran, Major Blake's new boat, reached Washington last night after stormy voyage. Will make her first trip to Mount Vernon tomorrow with a large party. It is the most handsome and best outfitted boat on the Potomac. Expects extensive advertising. Will run clear days in winter. November had bad weather, poor receipts. Cut pay tolls and other expenses. Gives itemized statement of all outstanding bills. Mansion insurance paid for 2 years, groceries, lumber, payroll, Superintendent's salary for October and November equal $702. ER-20, p. 187


  • Creation: 1878 December 10


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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