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Emma Read Ball to Lily Macalester Laughton, 1887 December 26

 File — Box: 98

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Gainesville, Florida. Must come to Richmond soon if any hope to stop state legislature from passing railroad bill detrimental to Mount Vernon interests. She ought to get aid of General Lee of Virginia and Mr. Henry in the matter. Both interested in Mount Vernon. She can do no more to stop it. ER-6, p. 264


  • 1887 December 26


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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