From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Includes: loan notes; accounts; statement of losses 1854-1860; correspondence re Waggaman securities, 1906; agreement with Potomac Electric Poer Company "to furnise electricity", 1909; tax records 1870s; water rent records 1870s-1880s; correspondence re Government loans, 1951; material re Ketchum v. Georgetown; Georgetown College checks; extract from proceedings of Eastern Branch Bridge Company re transfer of shares from Ignatius Young to Trustees of the Roman Catholic Clergymen of Maryland, 1828;correspondence from Acetylene Company, 1013 Fourteenth Stree, Washington, DC, re "introducing electricity into . . . your buildings . . .", 1897; programs from plays put on by Treasurer's Office for Christmas parties, 1957 and 1958. Also note about bank moratorium in 1933: "When Roosevelt declared a bank moratorium in 1933, the banks knew about it several weeks in advance. We were tipped off, and Frs. Farrell and Walsh withdrew $300,000 from two banks. It was in gold certificates and they were placed in Fr. Walsh's book case overnight. He had a watch dog sleeping at the foot of his bed. When the banks reopened the money was redeposited in installments. Sic, Father Walsh, 7 December 1948".
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