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Thomas Ball to the Regent of the MVLA, 1879 April 20

 File — Box: 94

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Offers Joseph Ball's (father of Mary Ball Washington) liquor case with one of the decanters and the horn tumbler to the Association for $150. Gives dimensions of case. Holds 9 decanters. Rose wood. Knows the location of Washington's card table. Mahogony lined with sun base. Small cups to the right of each player.


  • Creation: 1879 April 20


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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