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S.W. Rittenhouse to Lily Macalester Laughton, 1889 January 2

 File — Box: 99

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Attorney at law. Requests information about the disposition of the portrait of an ancestor, Dr. Rittenhouse. When last at the Tomb of Washington, the portrait was "ignominously relegated to an obscure attic room." Has corresponded with Mr. Dodge. W-125


  • Creation: 1889 January 2


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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