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Howard Nece to Lily Macalester Laughton, 1891 May 22

 File — Box: 100

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Re the mirror and table that belonged to Washington while in Philadelphia. Mirror with mahogany and gilt frame, glass unbroken. Owner is the granddaughter of Charles Wilson Peale, previously exhibited in the old Peale Museum. She also owns a tea caddy. Finds it difficult to secure interview with Miss North re item 9 in her letter. W-102, W-106


  • Creation: 1891 May 22


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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