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Elizabeth Barry to Margaret Comegys, 1881 October 31

 File — Box: 95

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Clipped letter. Matter of where in the Mansion to place the "Lafayette Chair." Discusses assassination of President Garfield. Has asked Lafayette's grandson for mementos of the General. Chair was sent. Hopes something can be done with French delegates to Yorktown Festival. ER-17, p. 257


  • 1881 October 31


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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