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Lily Macalester Laughton to E.F. Andrews, 1889 November 16

 File — Box: 99

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Torrisdale. Acknowledges her letter re furnishing Mrs. Washington's sitting room. Mrs. Eve of Georgia, formerly the oldest officer in the Association, has been dead a few months and changes in furniture are gradually being made. Work table used by her grandmother Eliza Ball would be acceptable. The MVLA will pay transportation expenses and label it suitably. The Georgia Room was furnished by money given to Mrs. Eve but she did not select articles. Unable to authorize her to make public appeal for contributions, but can accept volunteer work or a family and friends. ER-18, p. 283


  • Creation: 1889 November 16


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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