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BOX 1

Folder Ab

Abbott, W. H. to Sutherland
1917 July 31
Requests copy of Clayton Bill on uniform commodity prices within given sales district.

Sutherland to W. H. Abbott
1917 August 2
Unable to locate Clayton Bill; encloses instead copy of act creating FTC and act supplementing existing Anti-monopoly laws.

Abbott, W. H. to Sutherland
1917 Sep. 17
Urges him to support resolution requiring publications and indexing of Federal Tax Laws as single volume.

Sutherland to W. H. Abbott
1917 Sep. 19
Favors same.

Sutherland to A. S. Abell Co.
1910 April 6
Requests copies of articles dealing with public utilities law in New York.

Folder Ac

Acme Press to Sutherland
1913 July 14
Order for record book and seal has already been shipped.

Folder Ad

[Adams, F. W.]
Sehon, E. to Sutherland
1917 Sep. 6
Requests government assistance for F. W. Adams, and others like him, to purchase equipment necessary to assume army commission.

[Adams, F. W.]
Sutherland to E. Sehon
1917 Sep. 8
Says such assistance would be too expensive.

[Adam, Malcolm]
Patrick, John to Sutherland
1917 November 30
Requests recommendation on behalf of Adam who is applying fo position in War Insurance Dept.

[Adam, Malcolm]
Sutherland to Wm. C. Delanoy
1917 December 3
Recommends Adam for appointment but requests such be "charge to Pennsylvania" since Adam is a Pennsylvanian.

[Adam, Malcolm]
Sutherland to John Patrick
1917 December 30
Suggests he seek a recommendation from a Penn. Senator.

Sutherland to Edward A. [sic] Adams
1913 February 24
Requests additional Information on Reavis family to which his maternal grandfather belonged.

Sutherland to Edward E. Adams
1913 February 25
Quotes from Mother's letter on the Reavis family.

Sutherland to Edward E. Adams
1913 March 14
Additional information on Reavis family.

Adams, Edward E. to Sutherland
1913 March 15
Requests letter of introduction to Addison Reavis.

Sutherland to Edward E. Adams
1913 March 17
Will supply introduction

Sutherland to Edward E. Allen [sic]
1913 March 24
Enclosed partial Reavis Family Tree.

Sutherland to Edward E. Adams
1914 April 7
Has forwarded request for Addison Reavis' address to cousin.

Adams, I. M. To Sutherland
1912 July 31
Invitation to address annual reunion of the blue and grey.

Sutherland to I. M. Adams
1912 August 2
Accepts Invitation.

Sutherland to P. B. Adams
1916 January 18
Encloses check for back taxes on property in Burnsville, WV.

Sutherland to P. B. Adams
1916 March 9
Requests information on status of Burnsville property.

Sutherland to P. B. Adams
1916 December 1
Requests information on status of Burnsville and Gassaway properties.

Sutherland to P. B. Adams
1916 December 9
Requests information on status of Burnsville property.

Adams, P. B. to Sutherland
1916 December 14
Property in Burnsville has been redeemed.

Sutherland to P. B. Adams
1916 December 19
Acknowledges Adams' letter of 14th

Sutherland to A. D. Addison
1913 May 5
Thanks him for tickets to Nat'l. Capitol Horse Show.

Sutherland to Arthur D. Addison
1917 January 29
Unable to serve on floor committee at Southern Relief Ball.

Sutherland to R. M. Addleman
1915 April 15
Congratulates him as new Judge of Circuit Court in Wheeling

Addleman, R. M. to Sutherland
1915 April 21
Expresses thanks.

Sutherland to Adj. General's Office, Washington, DC
1913 February 7
Requests information on examinations for cadetships at U. S Military Academy.

Sutherland to Adj. General's Office, Washington, DC
1913 February 25
Requests additional pamphlets on cadetships.

Adkins, Noah R. to Sutherland
1912 October 24
Requests funds to support campaign work.

Sutherland to Noah R. Adams
1912 November 16
Apologizes for delay in replying.

Folder Ae

Aetna Life Insurance Co. to Sutherland
1915 January 26
Requests instruction on continuation of policy.

Sutherland to Aetna Life
1915 January 29
Requests information on policy for Charles S. Robb.

Aetna Life to Sutherland
1915 February 3
Acknowledges renewal of policy and requests fee for license with company.

Sutherland to Aetna Life
1915 February 6
Expresses surprise at request for license fee.

Folder Ag

Agin, W. W. to Sutherland
1915 November 10
Requests full description of move for sale near Fairmont.

Sutherland to C. W. Agin
1915 November 16
Refuses to provide information as Agin is realtor rather purchaser.

Folder Ak

Akers, J. T. to Sutherland
1917 December 18
Requests general letter of introduction as is leaving West Virginia for Ohio.

Sutherland to J. T. Akers
1918 January 24
Encloses letter of Introduction.

Akers, J. T. to Sutherland
1918 January 24
Again requests letter as has not received reply to first request.

Sutherland to J. T. Akers
1918 January 26
Indicates reply and letter of introduction have been sent.

Folder Ala-Alk

[The Aladdin Company]
Sovereign, Otto E. to Sutherland
1918 January 4
Requests support for company in their effort to interest the government in prefabricated housing.

Alexander, Arthur A. to Sutherland
1913 March 12
Requests appointment as Sutherland's private secretary.

Sutherland to A. A. Alexander
1913 March 14
Position has been filled.

Alexander, John to Sutherland
1918 January 17
Requests any type of work.

Sutherland to John Alexander
1918 January 21
Will forward Civil Service application.

Alexander, John to Sutherland
1918 January 22
Suggests he get in touch with A. Littlepage.

Sutherland to John Alexander
1918 January 24
Will be happy to cooperate with Congressman Littlepage.

Alexander, John to Sutherland
1918 January 29
Requests additional help in securing government employment.

Alexander, John to Sutherland
1918 February 7
Encloses copy of letter to Civilian Personnel Division, [copy attached]

Sutherland to Alexander, John
1918 February 8
Will be happy to give reference.

[Alien Property Custodian]
Palmer, A. Mitchell to Sutherland
1917 December 5
Requests lists of reputable banks in major West Virginia cities which would serve as depositories of alien property.

Sutherland to A. Mitchell Palmer
1917 December 2
Enclosed list of banks [list attached]

[Alien Property Custodian]
Davis, J. Lionberger to Sutherland
1917 December 2
Expresses thanks for list sent to Palmer.

Folder Alla

Allaben, M.C. to Sutherland
1912 June 8
Congratulations on success in primaries.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1912 June 10
Expresses thanks for letter of 8 June

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1912 July 29
Hopes Sutherland will be nominated on the Roosevelt ticket as well as G.O.P. Feels the time is not right for new third party, the Progressives. Discusses Chicago convention.

Allaben, M.C. to Sutherland
1912 November 4
Congratulates Sutherland on his election.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1912 November 21
Congratulations on election. Discusses future of Progressive Party.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1912 November 26
Discusses election figures. Supports Progressives also.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1913 April 12
Encloses renewal of note. Offers congratulations again.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1913 April 3
Forwarded note renewal to Trust Co. Again expresses willingness for political advancement should opportunity arise.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1913 April 5
Forwards program of The Republican Club. Suggests he talk with Sherman for information about workingmen's compensation. [Program attached]

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1913 April 8
Expresses thanks for program. Will contact Sherman when necessary.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1913 May 23
Brief remarks on Sutherland's stand on tariffs, with which he disagrees. Expresses hope Sutherland will be governor of West Virginia.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1913 June 2
Acknowledges letter of May 23. Not opposed to political advancement.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1913 June 9
Encloses clipping, "The Wreck of a State," from New York World and requests Sutherland's comments.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1913 June 10
Deplores "anarchy" and "socialistic propaganda" of striking miners. Sees martial law as only means of control In face of strikers violence. Though long a supporter of labor rights, cannot justify "lawlessness."

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1913 June 17
Criticizes U. S. Supreme court's handling of mine violence as unconstitutional. Expresses concern over Sutherland's recent bout with eye strain.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1913 Aug 2
Discusses the family's vacation at a Connecticut lake and writes the Sutherlands to join them next summer. Requests renewal of his note.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1913 August 5
Has renewed note. Remarks on his own interest in tennis. Regrets they will not be able to vacation together as he will be campaigning.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1913 September 25
Family to join him in Washington shortly. Invites Allaben to visit.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 February 20
Sutherland's secretary notes receipt of recent letter which she will forward. Sutherland in Colorado on sub-committee investigating mine strike there.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1914 February 21
Requests he check with Chairman of House Committee on Indian Affairs on status of Senate Bill (2775) relative to Dwight Mission School, Marble City, Oklahoma.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 March 1
Not possible comply with request while still in Colorado. Finds sub-committee work on mine strike interesting.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1914 March 30
Unable to get response on Senate Bill 2775 from Chairman of Indian Affairs Committee. Requests again that Sutherland check on bill's status before further action.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1914 April 4
Forwards copy of letter from C. D. Carter, who suggests Senator Owen attach Senate #2775 to Indian Appropriations Bill. [copy attached]

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1914 April 27
Expresses thanks for help with Dwight Mission School Bill. Hopes for peaceful relations with Mexico; applauds opening of Panama Canal.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 April 30
Senator Owen expects committee to attach #2725 as rider to Indian Appropriations Bill. Believes U. S. is responsible for policing western hemisphere.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1914 May 1
Expresses thanks again for help with Bill. Agrees with Sutherland's views on Mexico. Anxious to see what Teddy Roosevelt will do.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 May 4
Senate #2725 has been attached to Indian Appropriations Bill.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1914 May 14
Has read speech on Panama Canal Tolls and compliments him on his clarity, though disagrees with conclusions. Expects all to go well with S. B. #2725 now.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 May 15
Expresses thanks for compliments.

Allaben, M. C . to Sutherland
1914 June 17
Inquiries about status of Dwight Mission Bill, Sutherland's plans for re-election.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 June 18
Bill is now before the Senate and should pass. Suggests he write to John H. Stephens, Chairman of House Committee, to urge House to accept Senate amendment. His nomination to be certified within a few days.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 July 21
House has agreed to Senate amendment of Indian Appropriations Bill.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1914 July 23
Expresses thanks for latest report on Bill's status. Hopes the Sutherlands can vacation with Allaben family.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 July 25
Sutherland's secretary indicates Sutherland has not yet returned to Washington.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1914 August 1
Encloses renewal of note. Desires notification when S. B. #2725 Is finally passed. Appalled by war news.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 August 5
Forwarded note renewal but doesn't know how much longer note will be carried as WV banks are recalling loans. Indian Bill signed on August 1.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 October 26
Sutherland's secretary has forwarded Allaben's last letter [rnissing] to Sutherland In Elkins. Unable to find present address of H. B.DeShields.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1914 November 6
Expresses thanks for congratulatory telegram on his election.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1914 December 30
Comments on his financial position, recent trip to Puerto Rico. Family news.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1915 January 7
Forwarded note to bank. Family will not join him in Washington this winter.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1915 May 2
Renews note. Has received salary Increase. Enjoyed visit of Sutherland's daughter, Natalie.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1915 May 10
Forwarded note renewal. Congratulates him on promotion. Invites Allabens for summer visit.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
1915 June 21
Discusses care of Allaben's cemetery lot in Elkins.

Allaben, M. C. to Sutherland
1915 June 24
Expresses thanks for bringing cemetery lot's condition to his attention.

[Allaben, M. C.]
Smith, M. F. to Sutherland
1915 July 6
As per Allaben's Instruction, is forwarding copy of Allaben's Annual Report.

Sutherland to M. C. Allaben
No date
Discusses campaign, family news.

Allaben, Nancy Clark to Sutherland
19__ March 9
Expresses thanks for help with matter with Mrs. Elkins. Family news.

Folder Alleg-Allem

[Alleghany Collegiate Institute]
Johnson, Mary E. to Sutherland
1917 September 24
Requests help on finding someone to fill position of Commandant.

[Alleghany Collegiate Institute]
Sutherland to Mary E. Johnson
1917 September 26
Suggests Governor Cornwell talk with General H. P. McCain, Adjutant General of the Army, about suitable candidate for the position.

Sutherland to Alleghany Sportsmen Association
1914 November 23
Unable to attend banquet.

Alleman, R. C. to Sutherland
1917 June 27
Requests copy of recent report on decision of "one of the Commissions ...English or French" to build road like that between Paris and Versailles.

Sutherland to R. C. Alleman
1917 July 11
Unable to locate report.

Folder Allen, C. -Allen, E. I.

[Allen, Clarence E.]
Lukens, W. J. to Sutherland
1917 July 25
Requests card of admission to current session of Congress for friend, C. E. Allen.

[Allen, Clarence E.]
Sutherland to W. J. Lukens
1917 July 26
Must come to Sutherland's office since cards are issued on daily basis only.

[Allen, Clarence E.]
Lukens, W. J. to Sutherland
1917 July 28
Expresses thanks on behalf of Allen.

[Allen, Clarence E.]
Sutherland to W. J. Lukens
1917 July 30
Glad to be of service.

Allen, E. I. to Sutherland
1911 February 1
Wishes to see "Johnson Pistol Toting Law" amended to exempt U. S. Marshalls and Postal Inspectors.

Allen, A. [sic] I. to Sutherland
1911 February 3
Telegram urging him to seek amendment to Johnson Law.

Sutherland to E. I. Allen
1911 February 4
Will do what is possible, but warns it is difficult to make effective law with such provisions.

Allen, E. I. to Sutherland
1912 November 26
Congratulations on election

Sutherland to E. I. Allen
1912 November 27
Expresses thanks for congratulations.

Folder Allen, E. M.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1912 June 6
Congratulatory telegram.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1913 February 14
Unable to attend Hagerstown meeting.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1913 February 17
Agreeable to any fair compromise to end litigation.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1913 November 4
Regrets they could not meet in Baltimore. Would like to sell him timberland on Laurel River.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1913 November 16
Unaware Sutherland was in Baltimore. Interested In Laurel River land.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1914 December 19
Anxious to settle [G]lady fork suit.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1914 December 21
Has asked attorney not to pursue Glady fork suit until he can meet with Sutherland. Post script; Just received letter of 12/19 and suggests meeting date.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1914 December 22
Agrees to meeting but suggests Allen come to Washington. Intends to vote for Prohibition Amendment.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 January 27
Has not heard fromhim about meeting date.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 January 28
Has written to attorneys again about resolving the suit.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 February 1
Forwards letters from attorneys about settlement.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 February 10
Wants to eliminate attorneys' fees from settlement.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 April 1
Inquires about status of suit.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 April 5
Only point of contention is payment of attorneys' fees desired by Allen's Glady Fork Co.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 April 22
Set deadline for discussion of compromise. Wishes to purchase Laurel River land once suit is settled.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 April 23
Enclosed report on timberland in North Carolina and Tennessee. Expects to set up meeting of principals in Glady Fork suit.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 April 26
Suggests dates and place for meeting. Feels Laurel River land has nothing to do with suit. Does not see himself responsible for delay.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 April 28
Prefers meeting in Baltimore. [Telegram]

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 October 19
Offers terms for timber. [Telegram]

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 October 19
Regrets terms as unfair. [Telegram]

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 October 20
Acknowledges telegram of 10/19. [Telegram]

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 October 27
Will not purchase Laurel timber until Glady Fork suit is resolved.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 October 29
Not responsible for delay In settling suit. Has long been willing to incur loss to settle suit. Insists Glady Fork and Laurel River matters are separate.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 October 29
Has made every effort to settle. [Telegram]

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 November 4
Inform Grey of his location. [Telegram]

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 November 20
Has deed ready. [Telegram]

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 November 20
Cannot meet at time Sutherland suggests. [Telegram]

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 November 25
Makes offer for Laurel River Land. [Telegram]

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 November 26
Sale of Laurel River timber already settled. Will notify payment terms. Suggests price for land also. [Telegram]

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 November 27
Describes payment terms . [Telegram]

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 November 27
Only interested in timber. Will take land if Sutherland wants to sell. [Telegram]

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 November 30
Requests meeting. [Telegram]

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 December 10
Happy to settle Laurel River matter and wishes to speed up Glady Fork settlement. Would prefer three small notes for Laurel River timber.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 December 10
Also happy about Laurel River matter. Urges him to encourage attorneys to settle Glady Fork suit.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1915 December 17
Encloses note given for Laurel River timber.

[Allen, Edward M.]
Spinot, S. S. to Sutherland
1915 December 18
Encloses check to take up note.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1915 December 20
Encourages him to settle Glady Fork suit while in Elkins.

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1916 January 24
Foresees settlement with decision on amount of acreage of surface.

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1916 January 27
Wants to settle before annual meeting in February.

Allen, Edward M.to Sutherland
1917 January 8
Will go to Sutherland's office that morning. [Telegram]

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1918 January 31
Mailed passports and requests acknowledgment. [Telegram]

Allen, Edward M. to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Passports received. Requests letter to consol at Trinidad for family. [Telegram]

Sutherland to Edward M. Allen
1918 February 1
Encloses letter to consol. [Letter follows]

Folder Allen, J.A.G.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1911 August 24
Suggests replacement postmaster for Rice who will serve to year's end.

Sutherland to J. A. G. Allen
1911 August 30
[illegible]

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1911 October 26
Rice has resigned and named unacceptable successor. Urges Sutherland to have Herbert Babb appointed.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1911 October 30
Will have Davis Ekins write letter of recommendation for Babb.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1912 June 13
Discusses success in primaries. Congratulations on birth of child.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1912 August 9
Anxious to sell Laurel River timber. Discusses own campaign, prospects of Republican and Bull Moose Parties.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1912 November 18
Congratulations on election. Will discuss Laurel River timber with Edward M. Allen.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1912 November 22
Discusses election results, timber prospects In Florida and Georgia. Anxious to sell Laurel River timber.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1912 November 30
Unable to rent Florida cottage for Sutherlands. Urges Sutherland and wife to come to Florida for visit.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1912 December 6
Would enjoy visit but doubts it is possible. Will go to Georgia soon to look at timber. Has acquired Florida timber-land. Expresses interest in citrus growing.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1912 December 14
Unable to join the Allens in Florida. May build there later.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1913 November 11
Received copies of income tax law. Family news. Too late in year to cut Laurel Fork timber.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1913 November 12
Regrets passage of income tax law. Hopes for good weather soon so Laurel Fork timber can be cut.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1913 November 17
Arrangements for Allen family visit.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1914 May 11
Anxious to trade Laurel Fork land.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1914 May 14
North Carolina timber interests prevent examination of Laurel Fork land at present.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1914 May 15
Convinced Allen will be interested in Laurel Fork land. Gives detailed inscription of timberland In Washington State which might interest Allen.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1914 June 10
Discusses Washington land at length, urges Allen to consider it.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1914 August 1
Requests return of material on Washington lands so he may present it to others if Allen is not interested. Anxious to settle Glady Fork suit.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1914 September 7
Interested in Davis Trust Stock if it is inexpensive. Wants to make arrangements to go over Laurel River timber. Anxious to settle Glady Fork suit. Has sent Washington material.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1914 September 8
Discusses Davis Trust Stock. Concerned about daughter Virginia's need for operation.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1914 September 12
Sorry to hear about Virginia. Unable to purchase Davis Stock at price named. Alien's man will go over Laurel River land as soon as Sutherland appoints someone to accompany him.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1914 September 17
Hopes to avoid operation for Virginia. Has selected someone to accompany Alien's man. Thinks price on Davis Stock is fair.

Allen, J.A.G. to Charles S. Robb
1914 October 29
Sends contribution for Sutherland's campaign.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1914 November 1
Apologizes for small contribution not interested in purchasing more Davis Stock.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1914 November 10
Expresses thanks for contribution. Discusses campaign costs.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1914 December 19
Encloses copy of letter sent to Edward Allen about Glady Fork suit.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 April 23
Encloses report on timber in North Carolina and Tennessee.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 May 18
Unable to reply earlier because of illness. Inquires about status of Moore-Kepple property. Requests another copy of report on timber lands in North Carolina and Tennessee.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 May 25
Encloses requested report. Doesn't think Moore-Kepple property can be bought.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 May 31
Discusses costs of timberland in North Carolina.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 June 3
Not interested in North Carolina property. Looking at timber in Virginia.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 June 5
Inquires about second Carolina/Tennessee timber tract which Allen had intended to purchase.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 June 10
Urges Sutherland not to hold up Glady Fork settlement. Stockholders refuse to purchase Laurel River timber until suit is settled; threaten litigation if settlement isn't reached soon.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 June 15
Surprised by stockholders' attitude outlines his position in Glady Fork suit.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 June 17
Suggests he meet with principal, Arnold, in suit who is causing the delay.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 June 25
Doing everything possible to settle.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 July 20
Urges him to meet with lawyers, Talbott and Hoover, at once. Under pressure from stockholders to settle.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 August 31
Has written to Mr. Blue and advised Talbott and Hoover to do likewise.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 September 16
Expects to settle soon with principals, Thompson & McCabe, then will approach Arnold.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 September 17
Requests information about status of Glady Fork suit.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 September 18
Asks if he is still willing to pay half the disputed amount in Glady Fork suit as previously stated.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 September 20
Will not agree to pay more than his ahare In Glady Fork suit until it is clear other principals will not share loss.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 October 2
Requests meeting in Baltimore on timber tracks - [Telegram]

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 October 2
Assesses timber on Laurel River land. Hopes to reach agreement with Arnold in Glady Fork matter if Thompson and McCabe will assume their share.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 October 4
Arranges meeting in Belvedere. [Telegram]

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 October 12
Will discuss Laurel Fork timber after returning from Hagerstown.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 October 18
Inquires about Laurel timber purchase. [Telegram]

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 October 18
Has been traveling extensively. Sent telegram to Alien inquiring about status of Laurel River timber.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 October 22
Discusses terms of Laurel purchase.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 October 25
Urges Alien to buy Laurel land as well as timber.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 October 25
Discusses terms of Laurel timber purchase. Not interested in land. Company directors want Allen to withdraw compromise and let Glady Fork suit go to court. Alien still hopes for settlement soon, but may have to acquiesce.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 October 28
Urges him to buy the Laurel land as Sutherland had to hold the timber. Prefers terms for Laurel timber as previously discussed. Glady Fork suit can be settled as soon as principals agree on cost split.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 November 2
Previous terms for Laurel timber were not final. Must be changed in light of new estimates.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 November 6
Refuses to sell Laurel timber on minimum estimates.

Allen J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 November 8
Will not act on Laurel timber until new investigation is complete. Laurel Company has not cut over on Sutherland's land.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 November 10
Wishes to settle Laurel purchase before Allen goes South. Overcutting did occur as Laurel Company unaware of court ruling on property line.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1915 November 11
Requests meeting in Hagerstown or Baltimore to settle Laurel timber purchase. [Telegram]

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1915 November 16
Leaving for Florida and has turned Laurel purchase over to Edward Allen.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1916 May 15
Sorry to hear of burning of Jenningston Mill.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1916 May 19
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of Allen's letter as Sutherland is in West Virginia.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1916 June 24
Congratulations on success in primaries.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1916 July 3
Expresses thanks for congratulations.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1916 August 16
Recommends L. R. Fowler as insurance agent.

Allen, J.A.G. to Sutherland
1916 October 31
Illness caused him to miss wedding of Sutherland's daughter, Natalie: Invites Sutherlands to join them in Florida.

Sutherland to J.A.G. Allen
1916 November 6
Expects to win election. Unable to go to Florida.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1912 October 31
Requests assistance In locating commercial classes of Davis and Elkins College in the YMCA.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1912 December 7
Agrees to have financial relations of college basketball team and YMCA brought before Board.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 March 13
Request he recommend the college to Grant Lucas for his sons.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1913 March 14
Will speak with Lucas, but thinks he prefers a boarding school.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 June 3
Will he be at next Board meeting?

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1913 June 6
Does not know if he can attend Board meeting as scheduled.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 June 6
Discusses commencement prizes funded by Sutherland.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 June 6
Board meeting postponed. Hopes he can attend commencement.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 June 12
Expresses thanks for his contribution of prize money. Regrets Sutherland's eye condition kept him from commencement. Would like to pay insurance premium in installments. Regrets starting summer school.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1913 June 16
Pleased with report of commencement and oratorical contest.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 June 26
WV Supreme Court has rendered verdict against College in Mechanics' Lien suit, causing financial crisis. Board of Trustees must meet.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 July 2
Date and time of Board meeting set.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 July 23
Encloses voucher to settle small debt.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1913 August 30
Encloses letter from Governor Goldsborough.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 September 18
Inquires when he will be in Elkins so Allen can schedule conference with Senator Davis. Extension granted on payment of judgment against the College.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 September 22
Date and time of meeting set.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1913 September 24
Cannot attend meeting. Must vote on tariff bill.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1913 November 5
Announces birth of son.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1913 November 7
Congratulations on birth of son

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 February 3
Encloses statement of subscriptions to pay Mechanics' Lien. Requests donation. [Statement follows]

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 February 5
Unable to contribute.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 April 20
Requests recommendation for Dr. Cook as president of Westminister College Lien Fund doing well. Gives date of next board meeting.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 April 21
Happy to recommend Dr. Cook. Will try to attend commencement. Wants to resign from Board and Executive Committee.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 May 7
Inquires about oratorical prize.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 May 9
Will endorse prize. Has not heard from Dr. Cook. Still wishes to resign from Board.

Allen, James E. and Sutherland
1914 May 12
Oratorical prize has been on catalogue three years. Will present Sutherland's resignation at next board meeting. Discusses plan to restructure Board.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 May 14
Does not feel student interest justifies continuance of the prize. Insists on resigning from Executive Committee but may remain on Board.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 May 16
Apologizes for misunderstanding over prize. Defends small response to contest on basis of college size.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 May 18
Will fund prize If students are expecting it to be awarded. Inquires about commencement date.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 May 20
Expresses thanks for continuance of contest. Gives commencement dates.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 May 22
Will endeavor to attend commencement.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 May 28
Describes commencement events.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 June 1
Expresses thanks for list of events.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 June 15
Discusses oratorical contests. Regrets Sutherland is unable to attend commencement.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 June 17
Still thinks there should be more contestants for prize. Encloses check. Regrets being detained in Washington.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 June 19
Discusses contestants' orations, commencement. Board meeting.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 June 19
Students disappointed at Sutherland's absence.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 June 23
Suggests better publicity for next year's commencement. Inquires about status of Lien Fund.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 June 24
Newspapers less than sympathetic to college events. No one on staff except Allen to write articles. Discusses Dr. Cook and Lien Fund. Sutherland still on Executive Committee but no longer Chairman.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 June 27
Suggests Dr. Cook's services as fundraiser be ended. Proposes date for Executive Committee Meeting.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 July 20
Acknowledges letter regarding Allaben's note for insurance.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 August
19 Discusses Insurance notes already paid.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 August 22
Will discuss notes next time they meet.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 October 3
Date of Executive Committee. Meeting regarding loan. [Telegram]

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 October 3
Unable to attend meeting.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 October 6
Date of Executive Committee Meeting which Sutherland must attend for Committee to act.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 October 9
Unable to attend meeting because of campaign obligations.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 October 12
Senator Davis will not agree to personally secure loan from College Board to pay off lien judgment. Without security. College may have to advertise itself for sale.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 October 14
Received letter from Allen Intended for Mr. Butcher.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 November 28
Suggests organization of "college men" to advance cause of higher education in West Virginia.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 December 1
Favors such an organization, but not sure it would survive.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1914 December 12
Acknowledges receipt of papers, which he will check.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1914 December
19 Discusses state of public education in West Virginia.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1915 February 1
Suggests meeting of Executive Committee to discuss Dr. Cook, if Sutherland will be in Elkins.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1915 February 3
Will check Allen's Insurance statements regarding payment.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1915 February 4
Will not be in Elkins; suggests Committee meet in Washington.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1915 February 6
Discusses arrangements for meeting In Washington.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1915 February 10
Date and time of meeting. [Telegram]

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1915 February 11
Will attend meeting.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1915 December 13
Hopes for endowment from Starry Estate.

Allen, James E. to Sutherland
1916 August 17
Encloses copy of recommendation for Richard Sutherland. [Copy follows]

Sutherland to James E. Allen
1916 August 29
Expresses thanks for recommendation.

Sutherland to James E. Allen
[No date]
Gives day, time of arrival in Elkins. [Telegram]

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Sutherland to R. H. Allen
1913 April 25
Asks for extension on payment or duplicating machine.

Allen, R. H. to Sutherland
1913 June 14
Requests payment for writer press.

Sutherland to S. P. Allen
1912 November 23
Requests copy of election figures for Webster County.

Allen, Thomas G. to Sutherland
1915 December 6
Urges him to run for William E. Chilton's U. S. Senate seat against A. B. White.

Sutherland to Thomas G. Allen
1915 December 8
Will not run for Senate as long as Governor Hatfield plans to.

Allen, W. S. to Sutherland
1910 August 27
Offers delegate appointment to convention of Republican National League.

Sutherland to W. S. Allen
1910 Sep.
19 Unable to attend convention.

Sutherland to Guy Allender
1912 May 9
Not interested in list of voters In Taylor County. Would prefer list of active voters only.

Sutherland to Guy Allender
1914 May 24
Encloses payment for list.

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[Alpha Delta Alumni Corporation]
Cave, N. T. to Sutherland
[No Date]
Discusses new pledges, plans for Chapter House.

[Alpha Delta Alumni Corporation]
Cave, N. T. to Sutherland
[No Date]
Urges payment of subscription for Chapter House.

Sutherland to Alton Lumber Co.
1913 February 15
Discusses sale of timber land at Huttonsville.

Sutherland to Alton Lumber Co.
1913 February 27
Will not break up Huttonsville land.

Sutherland to Alton Lumber Co.
1913 March 12
Terms for Huttonsville property.

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Ambler, B. M. to Sutherland
1916 Jul. 18
Expresses thanks for condolences at death of Judge Hunter Moss.

Sutherland to B. M. Ambler
1916 Jul. 21
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of his letter.

Sutherland to American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 1913 March 24
Wishes to join the Academy.

[American Academy of Political and Social Science]

Lichtenberger, J. P. to Sutherland
1913 March 27
Has been enrolled as a member.

[American Academy of Political and Social Science]
Sutherland to J. P. Lichtenberger
1913 April 2
Cannot attend meeting this week but will whenever possible.

[American Academy of Political and Social Science]
Kelsey, Carl to Sutherland
1913 May 16
Requests list of candidates for membership in Academy.

[American Academy of Politcal and Social Science]
Kelsey, Carl to Sutherland
1913 Jun. 3
Expresses thanks for list of candidates.

[American Academy of Political and Social Science]
Lichtenberger, J. P. to Sutherland .
1917 February 8
Encloses treasurer's statement for payment of dues. Annals have been sent even though Sutherland has not paid dues.

[American Academy of Political and Social Science]
Sutherland to J. P. Lichtenberger
1917 February 22
Has not received Annals for last year. Assumed membership was void.

[American Academy of Political and Social Science]
Lichtenberger, J. P. to Sutherland
1917 February 27
Assumed Annals were reaching Sutherland. Will forward back issues if he wishes.

[American Academy of Political and Social Science]
Sutherland to J. P. Lichtenberger
1917 March 1
Not interested in back issues; wishes to drop membership.

[American Ass'n. for Highway Improvement]
Page, Thomas Nelson to Sutherland
1912 January 31
Requests Sutherland's approval of letter drafts for membership drive. [Six drafts follow]

[American Ass'n. for Highway Improvements]
Pennybacker, I.S. to Sutherland
1914 September 1
Requests annual dues. Expresses thanks for past support.

American Bankers Ass'n. to Sutherland
1917
Invitation to convention. [No correspondence attached]

[American Bankers Ass'n.]
Sutherland to Frederick E. Farnsworth
1917 September 3
Unable to attend convention

[American Column and Lumber Co.]
Moore, S. O. to Sutherland
1913 March 18
Requests references for Miss Ocie Mouse.

Sutherland to American Column and Lumber Co.
1913 March 20
Recommends Miss Mouse highly.

American Defense Society to Sutherland
1912 December 30
Requests implementation of strict rationing system and shipment of excess food to Allies.

[AmericanFeed Manufacturers' Ass'n.] Anderson, W. R. to Sutherland
1918 January 22
Enclosed copy of Uniform Feedstuffs Law and requests Sutherland's support.

[American Forestry Association] Ridsdale, P. S. to Sutherland
1911 February 16
Acknowledges Sutherland's appointment as West Virginia's representative to Association meeting. Gives program for meeting.

Sutherland to American Lumberman
1913 March 12
Wishes to place advertisement for eight issues.

Sutherland to American Lumberman
1913 March 24
Reduces advertisement to four issues and encloses payment.

[American National Bank]
Williams, J. W. to Sutherland
1915 February 11
Notice of NSF check drawn by Sutherland on Ohio Savings Bank and Trust Co.

[American National Bank]
Sutherland to J. W. Williams
1915 February 12
Will try to collect from Ohio Savings Bank.

[American National Bank]
Livingstone, Colin H. to Sutherland
1915 March 6
Cannot discount note with real estate as collateral.

[American National Bank]
Sutherland to Colin H. Livingstone
1915 March 9
Has never had difficulty discounting such notes before. Reguests return of note.

[American National Bank]
Sutherland to William Selby
1915 March 13
Requests passbook and check books

[American National Bank]
West, A. C. to Sutherland
1915 September 18
Credits Sutherland's account with proceeds of C. I. Saffel note.

[American Numismatic Society]
Newell, Edward T. to Sutherland
1917 December 14
Supports Immediate striking of "Valor" medals for U. S. Soldiers via Hulbert Bill, H. R. 6447.

[American Peace Centenary Committee]
Stewart, John A. to Sutherland
1915 May 4
Encloses plan for official tour to San Francisco Centenary Celebration of Ghent Treaty.

Sutherland to American Press Ass'n.
1912 May 23
Acknowledges receipt of letter.

[American Press Ass'n.]
Price, Hickman to Sutherland
1917 November 1
requests evaluation of Rural Credits System of Federal Farm Loan Act.

[American Press Ass'n.]
Sutherland to Hickman Price
1917 November 5
Has no first hand information on system. Believes it will be of great benefit to farmers.

[American Railway Employee's Journal]
Harvey, William P. to Sutherland
1917 July 21
Journal has been destroyed by paper trust.

American Road Builders' Ass'n. to Sutherland
1918
Invitation to and program for roads congress.

[American Road Builders' Ass'n.]
Sutherland to E. L. Powers
1918 January 18
Unable to attend roads congress.

[American Road Congress]
Page, L. W. to Sutherland
1912 September 5
Invitation to road congress.

[American Road Congress]
Page, L. W. to Sutherland
1912 September 10
Requests list of delegates from American Ass'n. for Highway Improvement. Encloses official circulars. [Three circulars follow]

[American Surety Company]
Ecker, Howard to Sutherland
1913 February 3
Requests help in obtaining bond business of Elkins Power Company.

Sutherland to American Surety Company
1913 February 7
Requests credit for renewal certificates.

[American Surety Company]
Brown, R. R. to Sutherland
1913 April 25
Acknowledgement of cancellation of power of attorney agreement with company.

[American Surety Company]
Parry, F. J. to Sutherland
1913 April 25
Notes revocation of power of attorney and encloses formal notice thereof. [Notice follows]

[American Surety Company]
Sutherland to T. W. Stalnaker
1913 May 5
Requests he return unused supplies to company.

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Sutherland to Charles L. Anderson
1914 June 11
Wishes to make dental appointment.

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Arbenz, John P. to Sutherland
1913 March 4
Recommendation for J. Byron Nickerson as secretary.

Sutherland to John P. Arbenz
1913 March 10
Will accept Nickerson as secretary on trial.

Arbenz, John P. to Sutherland
1914 December
Christmas card.

Sutherland to John P. Arbenz
1915 January 7
Expresses thanks for card.

Arbogast, O. G. to Sutherland
1915 October 26
Thinks Pocahontas County will support Sutherland for U. S. Senate Seat.

Sutherland to O. G. Arbogast
1915 November 2
Appreciates support. Not ready to enter race yet.

Sutherland to John B. Archer
1913 February 24
Will be glad to appoint him to West Point if possible.

Sutherland to John B. Archer
1913 February 25
Sends circular on West Point admissions requirements.

Sutherland to John B. Archer
1913 March 24
Urges him to send full biographical facts if he is really interested in West Point appointments.

Archer, R. C. to Sutherland
1914 October 4
Requests statement. [Telegram]

Sutherland to R. C. Archer
1917 November 30
Appreciates appointment to State War Savings Committee.

Sutherland to R. M. Archer
1914 October 2
Requests deadline on his request for information.

[Archives and History] Green, Ethel to Sutherland
1917 August 28
Requests that Archives Library be named depository for Patent Office Gazette.

Anderson, J. K. to Sutherland
1917 December 10
Asks for support for continuation of appropriation for Bureau of Standards.

Sutherland to J. K. Anderson
1917 December 13
Will give appropriation "careful attention."

Anderson, P. H. to Sutherland
1915 October 4
Were Sutherland to run against White and Hatfield for U. S. Senate, Hatfield would get nomination.

Sutherland to P. H. Anderson
1915 October 5
Feels his chances are good, but will delay entry.

Anderson, ?. H. to Sutherland
1915 October 28
Still believes Hatfield would win nomination. Urges him to run again for seat in House.

Sutherland to P. H. Anderson
1915 November 2
Feels he has strong support for Senate nomination. Not sure White would win if Sutherland didn't enter race.

Sutherland to George Andrews
1912 December 11
Expresses thanks for information regarding appointment of candidate to U. S. Military Academy.

[Angel Printing Co.]
Cullen, Joseph P. to Sutherland
1916 September 12
Requests payment of account with Angel Printing Co.

[Angel Printing Co.]
Sutherland to Joseph P. Cullen
1916 September 13
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of letter.

[Angel Printing Co.]
Sutherland to Joseph P. Cullen
1916 September 29
Thinks bill was paid but encloses check.

[Anti-Saloon Leaque of America]
Cherrington, Ernest H. to Sutherland
1917 December 4
Encloses copy of Anti-Saloon League yearbook.

[Anti-Saloon League of America]
Sutherland to Ernest H. Cherrington
1917 December 24
Expresses thanks for yearbook.

[Archives and History]
Sutherland to Ethel Green
1917 August 30
Corresponding with Patent Office about her request.

[Archives and History]
Sutherland to Thomas Ewing
1917 August 30
Forwards Ethel Green's letter.

[Archives and History]
Ewing, Thomas to Sutherland
1917 August 31
Returns Green letter and suggests he forward it to Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office.

[Archives and History]
Sutherland to Josiah H. Brinker
1917 September 1
Forwards Green letter.

[Archives and History]
Sutherland to Ethel Green
1917 September 5
Brinker informs him Archives Library will be designated as depository if qualified.

[Archives and History]
Green, Ethel to Sutherland
1917 September 21
Library now receiving Official Gazette.

Arkle, Edward A. to Sutherland
1913 March 21
Offers services of only West Virginia clipping service.

Sutherland to Edward A. Arkle
1913 Mar 24
No immediate need for services. Inquires about lowest terms.

[Arkle, Edward A.]
W.N.B, to Sutherland
1914 December
1 Requests past due payment for three months' service.

Sutherland to Edward A. Arkle
1914 December 11
Discontinues service.

Armentrout, C. S.to Sutherland
1917 August 28
Requests tax on dogs as sheep protection measure.

Sutherland to C. S. Armentrout
1917 August 30
Will give matter his attention.

Sutherland to John W. Armentrout
1915 September 24
Urges him to finish survey of Laurel River Timber land quickly.

Armstrong, Alfred J. to Sutherland
1917 July 11
Requests interview.

Sutherland to Alfred J. Armstrong
1917 July 12
Gives date and time for interview.

Armstrong, E. G. to Sutherland
1918 February 1
Requests help with subscription to National Tribune.

Sutherland to E. G. Armstrong
1918 February 5
Unable to assist with subscription problems. Suggests he contact editor again.

Armstrong, H. W. to Sutherland
1912 October 31
Promises support in election.

Sutherland to H. W. Armstrong
1912 November 15
Expresses thanks for support.

[Armstrong, Jefferson F.]
Hare, Andrew S. to Sutherland
1917 September 5
Asks him to speak to Rep. Hamilton of New York on behalf of Armstrong who desires appointment to West Point.

[Armstrong, Jefferson F.]
Sutherland to Andrew S. Hare
1917 September 6
Has spoken to Hamilton, who will hold competitive exam for appointment. Suggests Armstrong correspond with Hamilton.

Arnold, Arthur to Sutherland
1913 June 9
Will forward requested data within a few days.

Sutherland to D. A. Arnold
1915 February 11
Interested in investing in Knobly Mountain Orchard.

Arnold, D. A. to Sutherland
1915 November 29
Apples available; requests instructions.

Sutherland to D. A. Arnold
1915 November 30
Instructions on shipping apples to friends.

Arnold, D. A. to Sutherland
1915 December 4
Express agent sent apples collect. Offers to pay charges.

Arnold, D. A. to Sutherland
1915 December 6
One box of apples undeliverable at given address.

Sutherland to D. A. Arnold
1915 December 7
Regrets apples sent collect. Will pay charges.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1913 May 30
Returns deed for Little Mountain property. Suggests they renegotiate purchase price, which is too high.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1913 June 2
Has made suggested changes in deed. Feels price is too low and offers to call off deal.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1913 June 5
Regards deal as settled. Encloses note for him to discount at Peoples Bank if possible.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1913 July 7
Encloses copies of two notes.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1914 April 23
Requests Sutherland pay his share for funeral wreath.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1914 September 5
Encourages him to talk with Talbott and Hoover about Glady Fork compromise. Congratulations on marriage.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1915 January 4
Spoke with E. M. Allen about Glady Fork compromise. Believes settlement will be soon. Asks him to speak with other attorneys in suit.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1915 January 28
Has received no reply to letter of January 4. Urges settlement meeting to avoid litigation.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1915 February 1
Acknowledges letter of January 29. Hopes for meeting on Glady Fork matter.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1915 September 29
Requests payment of past due note.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1915 October 2
Expects to take up unpaid notes on Laurel River tracts within 30 days.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1915 December 1
Memorandum on deed for Laurel River tracts.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1915 December 13
Requests clarification of proposed terms of settlement of Glady Fork suit.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1915 December 15
Outlines terms for pro rata sharing of loss in Glady Fork matter.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1915 December 16
Questions price per acre as stated in letter of December 15 for Glady Fork settlement.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1915 December 17
Intended price per acre as stated in original letter. Sutherland would absorb more than his pro rata share of loss.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1916 January 20
Inquires about status of Glady Fork settlement, as discussed by D. H. H. and Gohen Arnold.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1916 January 21
Unable to confer with Gohen because of latter's recent illness.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1916 January 24
Asks to know results of meeting with Gohen as soon as it occurs.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1916 February 7
Does not understand settlement terms suggested by Arnold. Senator Chilton leaving town soon, Arnold should come to Washington quickly if he desires meeting.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1916 February 8
Unable to come to Washington soon. Distressed by delay in sale of Big Spring tract to government.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1916 August 23
Asks If progress has been made in Glady Fork matter.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1916 August 24
Inquires when he will be in Elkins. Suggests meeting between Sutherland, Gohen Arnold, and himself to settle Glady Fork matter.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1916 August 26
Doesn't expect to be in Elkins until Election Day.

Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1917 February 8
Requests final figures for Glady Fork compromise.

Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1917 February 12
Will forward requested data next week.

[Arnold, D. L.]
Sutherland to Edward N. Hurley
1917 October 18
Forwards Arnold's request for Information on selling oak lumber to Emergency Fleet Corp. [Letter follows]

Sutherland to D. L. Arnold
1917 October 18
Has forwarded letter to Chairman of U. S. Shipping Board.

[Arnold, D. L.]
Gabbs [?], W. C. to Sutherland
1917 October 23
Encloses copy of letter to Arnold stating oak requirements are filled. [Copy follows]

Sutherland to D. L. Arnold
1917 October 26
Has received acknowledgement that General Manager of Emergency Fleet Corp. has responded to Arnold's request.

Arnold, D. L. to Sutherland
1917 December 22
Requests Sutherland's position on railroad shipping problem.

Sutherland to D. L. Arnold
1917 December 27
Will work to improve rail situation.

Arnold, E. H. to Sutherland
1912 December 16
Has spoken to several friends among the press about Sutherland. Urges cooperation for mutual benefit.

Sutherland to E. H. Arnold
1912 December 18
Appreciates recommendations to press.

Arnold, E. H. to Sutherland
1916 February
19 Relates incidents at Parkersburg political meeting. Urges Sutherland to enter race for Senate.

Sutherland to E. H. Arnold
1916 February 26
Still ambivalent about Senate race; will decide soon.

Arnold, E. H. to Sutherland
[No date]
Discusses tactical errors of candidate McGraw.

Arnold, Gohen C. to Sutherland
1915 September 20
Requests payment of two past due notes.

Arnold, Gohen C. to Sutherland
1915 October 1
Requests Immediate payment of notes.

Sutherland to Gohen C. Arnold
1915 October 1
Expects to pay both within fifteen to thirty days.

Sutherland to Gohen C. Arnold
1915 November 24
Offers six months' note as partial payment for two past due notes.

Arnold, Gohen C. to Sutherland
1915 November 30
Will not accept the six months' note in payment. Requires cash.

Sutherland to H. L. Arnold
1912 May 8
Request support in securing nomination.

Arnold, H. L. to Sutherland
1913 January 6
Forwards old note, which he hopes to carry additional four months without reduction.

Arnold, Joseph A. to Sutherland
1914 February 25
Urges him to attend fraternity banquet.

Sutherland to Joseph A. Arnold
1914 March 17
Had planned to attend banquet but illness kept him at home.

[Arnold, Thomas J.]
Arnold, D. H. H. to Sutherland
1917 October 2
Requests assistance in securing consulship of the Congo for T. J. Arnold. Encloses copy of recommendation from S. H. Chester to Secretary of State. [Copy follows]

[Arnold, Thomas J.]
Barren, Frank H. to Sutherland
1917 October 2
Also forwards copy of Chester letter. [Copy follows]

[Arnold, Thomas J.]
Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1917 October 5
Will actively support T. J. Arnold for consulship.

[Arnold, Thomas J.]
Sutherland to Frank H. Barren
1917 October 6
Supports T. J. Arnold for Congo consulship.

[Arnold, Thomas J.]
Sutherland to D. H. H. Arnold
1917 October 17
Forwards letter from Director of Consular Service who says Consulate in Congo has been closed. [Copy follows]

Arnold, William A. to Sutherland
1915 December 13
Reports on fence building to keep out neighbor's cow.

Sutherland to William A. Arnold
1915 December 15
Pleased fence has been built. Hopes charges will not be excessive.

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Sutherland to O. A. Ashburn
1912 March 5
Inquires whether he should run for Congressman-at-Large.

Ashburn, O. A. to Sutherland
1917 December
19 Requests meeting on Thursday. [telegram]

Sutherland to O. A. Ashburn
1917 December
19 Agrees to meeting. [telegram]

Aspinall, T. S. to Sutherland
1917 December 3
Requests help in securing government position.

Sutherland to T. J. Aspinall
1917 December 5
Civil Service Commission will forward employment information.

Sutherland to Mrs. Charles M. Astle
1918 January 21
Has written Bureau of War Risk Insurance on his behalf. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Mrs. Charles M. Astle
1918 January 25
Encloses reply from Director of Bureau of War Risk Insurance. [copy follows]

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Sutherland to Howard D. Athey
1912 May 23
Requests support in campaign for Congressman-at-large.

Atkins, William to Sutherland
1915 October 11
Requests description of coal mine near Fairmont advertised by Sutherland.

Sutherland to William Atkins
1915 October 12
Gives description of T. B. Davis Mine; quotes price.

Atkins, William to Sutherland
1915 October 13
Additional questions about Davis Mine.

Sutherland to William Atkins
1915 October 18
Forwards coal analysis for Davis Mine.

Atkins, William to Sutherland
1915 October 20
Has received analysis to meet with independent party familiar with Davis property.

Sutherland to William Atkins
1915 October 21
Davis coal has always had solid market. Mine is good investment opportunity.

Atkins, William to Sutherland
1915 October 26
Decides against investing in Davis property.

Sutherland to William Atkins
1915 October 28
Urges Atkins to personally inspect the Davis mine.

Atkins and Rotha to Sutherland
1911
Circular for North Carolina timber lands.

Sutherland to F. F. Atkinson
1918 October 21
Unable to give as large a donation as requested. Has already contributed to state election committee.

Atkinson, J. Harry to Sutherland
1912 June 12
Westmister Alumni Ass'n. extends congratulations on Sutherland's nomination for Congressman-at-large.

Atkinson, Will to Sutherland
1917 December 28
Forwards reprint of coal article.

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[Austen Coal and Coke Co.]
Horchler, F. W. to Sutherland
1912 October 18
Promises support in next election.

Sutherland to Charles O. Austin
1914 March 17
Apologizes for not seeing him in Washington. Hopes to go to Texas soon and may see Austin there.

Sutherland to B. B. Austin
1913 March 11
Encourages formation of black fraternal organizations.

Austin, R. W. to Sutherland
1913 March 11
Form letter requesting any unused copies of Senator Robert L. Taylor Eulogy.

Sutherland to R. W. Austin
1913 March 14
Has already transferred extra copies to Mr. Byrns.

Austin, R. W. To Sutherland
1917 July 25
Form letter forwarding report of committee Investigating charges against Austin by Philadelphia Press of Illegal conduct on Republican Finance Committee. [Report follows]

Sutherland to R. W. Austin
1917 July 28
Convinced of Austin's innocence, but thinks investigation and report worthwhile.

Sutherland to D. A. Autry
1913 September 25
Requests description and price of land in Orange County, Florida.

Autrey, D. A. to Sutherland
1913 September 29
Gives price on Florida land.

Sutherland to S. B. Avis
1912 November 8
Congratulations on election.

Avis, S. B. to Sutherland
1912 November 18
Congratulations on election.

Sutherland to S. B. Avis
1912 November 22
Does not think his election will be contested. Requests Avis' election figures.

Sutherland to S. B. Avis
1913 March 18
Wishes to pay Charles Brooks Smith $25.00/month for clerical services rather than $35.00/month.

Avis, S. B. to Sutherland
1913 March 20
Has also received request for payment from Smith and agrees with Sutherland's figure.

Sutherland to S. B. Avis
1913 March 22
Suggests they organize their own press Bureau if Smith is not pleased with rate offered. Prefers not to align with either faction in congress immediately.

Avis, S. B. to Sutherland
1913 March 24
Suggests they meet with Hunter Moss and plan course of action.

Sutherland to S. B. Avis
1913 March 26
Will arrive in Washington before Avis, but wishes to see him upon his arrival.

Avis, S. B. to Sutherland
1914 October 31
Asks him to convey regrets to voters of Nicholas County. Assure them he will vote against direct taxes and for protection of labor if re-elected. [Telegram]

Ayers, A. D. to Sutherland
1918 January 17
Seeks appointment as appraiser with Federal Farm Loan Bank.

Sutherland to A. D. Ayers
1918 January 19
Believes all positions with Federal Farm Loan Bank filled, but will make inquiry.

Sutherland to A. D. Ayers
1918 January 21
Federal Farm Loan Bureau says no vacancies exist.

Ayers, A. D. to Sutherland
1918 January 22
Inquires about position with Internal Revenue Service.

Sutherland to A. D. Ayers
1918 January 26
All worthwhile positions are Civil Service; will have applications and examination information forwarded.

Ayers, Charles L. to Sutherland
1917 September 17
Seeks transfer from General Army to Mail Service.

Sutherland to Charles L. Ayers
1917 September
19 Must apply to commanding officer for transfer.

Sutherland to Leonard P. Ayers
1913 March 20
Requests copy of Ayer's report on school systems in various states.

Babb, C. E. to Sutherland
1912 December 23
Encloses bill for Christinas tree.

Babb, C. E. to Sutherland
1913 January 9
Glady Fork Lumber Co. safe has been sold. Requests payment for Christmas tree.

Sutherland to C. E. Babb
1913 January 14
Encloses payment for Christmas tree.

Sutherland to C. E. Babb
1913 January 31
Expresses thanks for Christmas tree.

Babb, F. H. to Sutherland
1914 March 6
Ask Sutherland to join him in taking options on Stoney River Coal Fields in Grant County.

Sutherland to F. H. Babb
1914 March 7
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of letter as Sutherland is in Colorado investigating mine strike.

Sutherland to F. H. Babb
1914 March 14
Has just returned from Colorado. Interested in taking up options with Babb.

Babb, F. H. to Sutherland
1914 April 8
Five thousand acres available to option in Stony River Coal Field. Inquires about length of options and resale prospects.

Sutherland to F. H. Babb
1914 April 10
Should option all five thousand acres, though coal markets are down. Congressional work leaves little time for personal business. Will not mind if not re-elected.

Sutherland to F. H. Babb
1914 June 20
Asks him to take note from Swisher, Robb, and himself. Bemoans effect of Democratic regime on bank loans.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1912 December 18
Inquires whether Ballah has examined Sutherland's two timber tracts opposite Glady.

Babb, J. H. to Sutherland
1912 December 20
Ballah has not yet gone over timber tracts. Suggests dates to do so.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1912 December 24
Agrees to meeting date with Ballah.

Babb, J. H. to Sutherland
1913 January 3
Ballah unable to locate corners on tracts. Asks Sutherland to locate them before Ballah goes out again.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1913 January 4
Will try to locate corners.

Babb, J. H. to Sutherland
1914 September 21
Ballah to have operation, unable to look over Sutherland's timber. Hopes Republicans and Progressives will have joint ticket in Tucker County.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1914 September 23
Suggests someone besides Ballah examine his timber. Also hopes Republicans and Progressives will join, though joint ticket. May hurt Congressional candidates.

Babb, J. H. to Sutherland
1914 September 26
Only Ballah can make acceptable examination of Sutherland's timber. County ticket not yet decided.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1914 September 29
Agrees to wait for Ballah to regain health. Hopes local candidates can work out their differences.

Babb, J. H. to Sutherland
1914 December 5
Ballah unable to look at Sutherland's timber until first of year.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1914 December 19
Wants Ballah to look at his timber as soon as possible.

Babb, J. H. to Sutherland
1915 January 11
Ballah expects to go over Sutherland's timber soon. Laurel River Lumber Co. will not extend railroad In Immediate future, but should reach Sutherland's timber.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1915 January 12
Urges Ballah and Roger to examine timber soon.

Babb, J. H. to Sutherland
1915 January 13
Ballah can examine timber anytime, but Reger is not well.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1915 January 15
Has written Reger urging him to go with Ballah as soon as possible.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1915 November 9
Wishes to order groceries from New York wholesaler through store at Jenningston.

Sutherland to J. H. Babb
1915 November 16
Has bought goods through New York wholesaler before at considerable savings. Interested in dealing with other wholesalers through Jenningston store.

Babcock, E. C. to Sutherland
1913 July 10
Offers paintings by West Virginian William R. Leigh.

[Babcock Lumber Co.]
Sutherland to W. E. Glasscock
1913 May 13
Urges Glasscock to ask Babcock to reconsider on timber tract Sutherland is offering. Recommends land highly.

[Babcock Lumber Co.]
Babcock, F. R. to Sutherland
1918 January 17
Protests Senate Bill 2913 which requires eight-hour day for employees at lumber mill engaged in interstate commerce.

Sutherland to Babcock Lumber Co.
1918 January 21
Acknowledges receipt of letter.

[Babst, Earl D.]
Barham, Henry L. to Sutherland
1918 January 2
Raises complaint against Babst of American Sugar Refining Co. for using connections with Food Administration to gain inside information.

[Babst, Earl D. ]
Sutherland to Henry Barham
1918 January 11
Will file Barham's complaint with Food Administrator Hoover.

[Babst, Earl D.]
Sutherland to Herbert Hoover
1918 January 11
Forwards Barham's protest against Babst.

[Babst, Earl D.]
Sutherland to T. R. McKnight
1918 January 11
Acknowledges receipt of petition against Babst. Has forwarded it to Hoover.

[Babst, Earl D.]
Hoover, Herbert to Sutherland
1918 January 15
Food Administration has received numerous protest against Babst and remedial steps have been taken. Returns petitions. [copies follow]

[Babst, Earl D.]
Sutherland to James Cummins & Co.
1918 January 18
Acknowledges petition. Hoover aware of protests. [petition follows]

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Bache, Rene to Sutherland
[1912] December 17
Expresses thanks for photograph and biography to be published In New York Sun. Requests anecdote from Sutherland's early life to add to article.

Sutherland to Rene Bache
1913 January 14
Thanks him for article in New York Sun.

Bache, Rene to Sutherland [
1913] January 16
Requests meeting at Sutherland's convenience. Inquires about anecdote f rom Suther land's early years to include in article.

Sutherland to Rene Bache
1913 January 28
Apologizes for not seeing him in Washington. Will try to supply appropriate anecdote.

Bachenheimer, Marcus to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Seeks help in communicating with Brother just captured by the English. Attests to own patriotism.

[Bachenheimer, Marcus]
White, M. Z. to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Affirms Bachenheimer's loyalty to America.

[Bachenheimer, Marcus]
Bloyd, J. A. to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Requests aid to Bachenheimer.

[Bachenheimer, Marcus]
Burley, J. D. to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Recommends Bachenheimer. Requests that Sutherland assist him.

[Bachenhelmer, Marcus]
Sutherland to M. Z. White
1918 February 2
Will assist Bachenheimer.

[Bachenheimer, Marcus]
Sutherland to J. A. Bloyd
1918 February 2
Will assist Bachenheimer.

[Bachenhelmer, Marcus]
Sutherland to J. D. Burley
1918 February 2
Will assist Bachenheimer.

Sutherland to Marcus Bachenheimer
1918 February 2
Will assist if possible. Requests additional information about Bachenheimer's brother .

[Bachenheimer, Marcus]
Sutherland to H. P. McCain
1918 February 2
Forwards Bachenhelmer's letter and letters of reference. Inquires how he can communicate with his Brother. [copy follows]

Bachenhelmer, Marcus to Sutherland
1918 February 5
Provides additional information about Brother.

Sutherland to Marcus Bachenheimer
1918 February 6
Encloses letter from General McCain, who suggests Bachenheimer contact Red Cross. [copy follows]

Baectel, W. Murray to Sutherland
1914 March 9
Inquires about investment properties.

Sutherland to W. Murray Sutherland
1914 March 17
Asks what type of investments are desired.

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Bailey, G. R. to Sutherland
1911 October 30
Describes timber tracts and sawmill equipment available for sale. [diagram follows]

[Bailey, Mollie]
Miller, Warren to Sutherland
1917 December 27
Encloses letter of Mollie Bailey, who seeks assistance in obtaining part of her husband's military pay to support her family. [copy follows]

[Bailey, Mollie]
Sutherland to Warren Miller
1917 December 29
Has forwarded Bailey letter to Commissioner of Bureau of War Risk Insurance.

[Bailey, Mollie]
Sutherland to Charles F. Nesbit
1917 December 29
Forwards Bailey letter. Inquires what steps she should take to secure a portion of her husband's pay.

[Bailey, Mollie]
Sutherland to Warren Miller
1918 January 10
Encloses letter from William De Lanay, Director Bureau War Risk Insurance, who describes allotment made to Mollie Bailey. [copy follows]

[Bailey, Mollie]
Miller, Warren to Sutherland
1918 January 14
Expresses thanks for assistance.

Bailey, Morgan to Sutherland
1917 September 27
Requests assistance in obtaining Quartermaster position.

Sutherland to Morgan Bailey
1917 September 29
Quartermaster Dept. already filled to capacity

Sutherland to Bailey, W. J.
1917 June 21
Has forwarded Bailey's plan for small submarine to Council of National Defense.

[Balley, W. J.]
Sutherland to Council of National Defense
1917 June 21
Encloses Bailey's plan for submarine. Requests report on same. [copy follows]

Sutherland to W. J. Bailey
19 June 23
Encloses letter from W. S. Gifford, Director, Council of National Defense, who has forwarded Bailey's plan to Naval Consulting Board [copy follows]

[Bailey, W. J.]
Daniel, Joseph to Sutherland
1917 July 11
Acknowledges referral of Bailey letter. Bailey visited Navy Dept. and plan was examined, but rejected.

Baird, L. C. to Sutherland
1917 October 3
Requests assistance in broadening admission policy of Third Training Camp for Officers to Include those with military training now in civil life.

Sutherland to L. C. Baird
1917 October 5
Will give matter close attention.

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Sutherland to Mrs. Alby G. Baker
1913 February 15
Sends biographical sketch and photograph for Congressional Directory. Hopes to send photograph of Mrs. Sutherland later. Discusses their civic activities.

Baker, Mrs. Alby G. to Sutherland
1913 February 18
Expresses thanks for Information.

Sutherland to C. C. Baker
1915 October 4
Offers to sell him horse for Mrs. Baker to drive.

Sutherland to E. D. Baker
1912 December 19
Not able to go to Cumberland unless proposition will be lost. Prefers to have experienced orchardist examine property.

Baker, E. D. to Sutherland
1912 December 19
Discusses orchard for sale by third party in Cumberland. Suggests Sutherland examine it personally.

Sutherland to E. D. Baker
1912 December 24
Requests lowest firm price for orchard. Prefers Baker examine it before Sutherland does.

Sutherland to E. D. Baker
1914 January 31
Has received circular. Will consider matter at hand.

Baker, E. D. to Sutherland
1914 April 10
Understands how Sutherland has little time for outside interests. Requests he send them any prospective coal property buyers. Returns letter to C. M. Stalnaker enclosed by mistake.

Sutherland to E. D. Baker
1914 April 11
Expresses thanks for return of Stalnaker letter. Will keep coal proposition in mind.

[Baker, E. M.]
Rider, E. G. to Sutherland
1917 December 31
Requests assistance in obtaining transfer for Dr. Baker.

[Baker, E. M.]
Sutherland to E. G. Rider
1918 January 2
Federal officials refuse to interfere with such cases. Suggests Baker discuss transfer with his commanding officer.

Sutherland to E. S. Baker
1913 February 15
Requests complete descriptions of Logan County coal properties for client. Comments on fight in State legislature to fill Senate seat. [2 copies]

Sutherland to E. S. Baker
1913 February 27
Has not yet received description of Logan property.

Baker, E. S. to Sutherland
1913 March 1
Describes Logan coal property; gives price.

Baker, E. S. to Sutherland
1913 March 3
Requests he defer action on Logan property. [telegram]

Baker, E. S. to Sutherland
1913 March 3
Sale of Logan property delayed until outcome of proposed consolidation is known.

Sutherland to E. S. Baker
1913 March 3
Requests description of Logan property, including equipment and houses.

Baker, E. S. to Sutherland
1913 March 5
Will provide description of Logan property when consolidation matter is settled.

Sutherland to E. S. Baker
1913 March 11
If consolidation fails, will be glad to handle Logan property.

Baker, Henry S. to Sutherland
1916 April 3
Announcement of WV Society meeting. [form letter]

Sutherland to Henry S. Baker
1916 April 10
Expresses regrets for missing WV Society meeting.

[Baker, Henry S.] to Sutherland
1916 April 12
Also unable to attend meeting due to illness.

Baker, J. R. to Sutherland
1915 November 2
Fraternity wishes to buy house and is holding bond drive.

Sutherland to J. R. Baker
1915 November 16
Unable to purchase bonds.

Sutherland to Katie Baker
1913 June 2
Expresses sympathy at loss of two family members.

Baker, Newton D. to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Has investigated Senate allegations that colored troops were denied woolen underwear or forced to wear cast-offs and found no evidence of such. Suggests Sutherland informant contact him.

Sutherland to Newton D. Baker
1918 February 6
Wishes to protect his informant, "a colored preacher of good standing," whose son is in the Army and might incur retribution.

Sutherland to Mrs. W. E. Baker
1913 April 30
Has shipped flower seeds from Dept. of Agriculture to Women's Improvement League of Elkins.

Sutherland to W. E. Baker
1915 January 14
Will be happy to see him whenever he is in Washington.

Baker, W. E. to Sutherland
1917 December 3
Expresses thanks for copies of revenue laws. Interested in receiving any additional rulings as available. Discusses sale of land parcels in Elkins.

Sutherland to W. E. Baker
1917 December 10
Suggests he contact Government Printing Office for additional rulings as they come out. Will be happy to look over Elkins property If not sold before next trip home.

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Baldwin, Frank M. to Sutherland
1918 January 14
Supports Chamberlin Bill for compulsory military training.

Sutherland to Frank M. Baldwin
1918 January 16
Acknowledges receipt of letter.

Baldwin, W. D. to Sutherland
1913 January 14
Gives date of stock holders meeting of Baldwin-Chandlee Supply Co. Requests proxy if unable to attend.

Sutherland to Baldwin-Chandlee Supply Co.
1913 March 24
Returns stock certificates for cancellation.

Sutherland to Baldwin-Chandlee Supply Co.
1913 April 24
Has received voucher for insurance. Voucher should go to E. O. Fling & Co. and has been forwarded.

Baldwin, W. D. to Sutherland
1914 January 15
Gives date of stockholders' meeting. Requests proxy if unable to attend.

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1914 December 10
Urges him to send trunk catalogue as soon as possible.

Baldwin, W. D. to Sutherland
1914 December 12
Trunk Catalogue has been forwarded. Earlier one sent by Marshall Field & Co. Lost In mall.

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1915 April 13
Requests itemized list of Baldwin- Chandlee Supply Co.'s travel and printing expenses. Concerned about increase on these since February.

Baldwin-Chandlee Supply Co. to Sutherland
1915 April 14
Itemized breakdown of travel and printing expenses for March.

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1915 May 13
Notes profits for March and April are nearly equal, thought volume of business was higher in March.

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1915 September 11
Cannot recommend the suggested replacement for Mr. Chandlee. Opposed to opening branch in Kentucky; suggests consolidation in Elkins.

Baldwin, W. D. to Sutherland
1915 October 29
Gives date of stockholders' meeting to consider changing name to Baldwin Supply Co. Request proxy if unable to attend.

Baldwin, W. D. to Sutherland
1917 January 22
Encloses notice of stockholders' annual meeting. Requests proxy if unable to attend. [notice follows]

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1917 January 23
Unable to attend meeting. Discusses new corporate income tax law. Suggests they increase company capitol.

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1917 January 26
Encloses proxy for next meeting. Supports company subscription to Davis & Elkins College.

Baldwin, W. D. to Sutherland
1917 January 30
Encloses company's annual financial statement. Notice of meeting to increase capital stock to $75,000 as required by new law. Subscription made to Davis and Elkins College.

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1917 February 2
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of letter.

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1917 February 8
Encloses proxy. Subscription to Davis and Elkins College should be doubled.

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1916 Feb 17
Acknowledges receipt of January statement. Has not yet received annual financial statement.

Baldwin Supply Co. to Sutherland
1917 February 23
50% stock dividend declared. Inquires whether Sutherland desires his shares on one certificate or several.

Sutherland to W. D. Baldwin
1917 February 26
Requests new shares in four certificates. Will sell odd 1/2 share for less than book value.

Ball, B. F. to Sutherland
1918 January 24
Believes government has taken over railroads and coal mines. Seeks assistance in obtaining government position overseeing same.

Sutherland to B. F. Ball
1918 January 28
Government not directly administering either railroads or coal industry and has no such regulatory positions.

Ballah, H. J. to Sutherland
1917 September 10
Wishes to join armed services, perhaps in lumbering dept.

Sutherland to H. S. Ballah
1917 September 13
Suggests he should not join because of his age and disability.

Ballah, Herbert T. to Sutherland
1912 December 16
Store has no gun catalogs. Suggest Sutherland indicated type of gun he wants.

Sutherland to Herbert T. Ballah
1912 December 17
Suggests he try Hardware Jobber's catalogs. Desires well-made inexpensive shot gun. [2 copies]

Ballah, Herbert T. to Sutherland
1915 July 30
Invites him to speak before Elkins Boosters Club.

Sutherland to Herbert T. Ballah
1915 August 2
Unable to accept invitation to speak. Must accompany Mrs. Sutherland on trip for her health.

Ballah, Herbert T. to Sutherland
1915 August 3
Accepts regrets.

Sutherland to J. H. Ballah
1915 August 19
Surveying delayed several days. Gives meeting place on Laurel.

Ballentine, J. T. to Sutherland
1917 December 18
Requests Sutherland try to have military pensions raised.

Sutherland to J. T. Ballentine
1917 December 20
Will give his attention to any measures affecting veterans' affairs.

Sutherland to Walter A. Banks
1913 April 28
Requests estimate for construction of brick sidewalk on Elkins property. Inquires about political situation "among the colored boys."

Banks, Walter B. to Sutherland
1913 April 30
Provides estimate for sidewalk and recommends two cement steps be replaced. Provides joint estimate. Notes that Blacks in Elkins are solidly Republican.

Sutherland to Walter B. Banks
1913 May 1
Requests specifications for sidewalk at price stated. Requested carpenter's estimate for two wooden steps.

Banks, Walter B. to Sutherland
1913 May 3
Gives specifications for sidewalk. Has given lowest estimate possible. Suggests he deal with carpenter himself.

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[Barber, Findlay]
Holt, Howard H. to Sutherland
1917 September 5
Requests assistance in securing government employment for his father-in-law. Describes Barber's career as civil engineer.

[Barber, Findlay]
Sutherland to Howard H. Holt
1917 September 8
Majority of engineering jobs controlled by Civil Service, for which Barber is too old. Suggests Barber contact U. S. Public Service Reserve.

[Barber, Perry D.]
Sutherland to Howard H. Holt
1914 December 17
Acknowledges request for assistance in locating Holt's brother-in-law. Suggests he have circular printed to distribute to post offices, county offices in New Mexico and Arizona.

[Barber, Perry D.]
Barber, Mrs. Findlay to Sutherland
1917 November 12
Requests return of Perry's letters forwarded by Holt.

[Barber, Perry]
Sutherland to Mrs. Findlay Barber
1917 November 15
Encloses Barber letters.

Barger, W. H. to Sutherland
1918 January 8
Requests support for Smith Resolution (S.J. .Res. 101).

Sutherland to W. H. Barger
1918 January 10
Will give Smith Resolution his attention.

Barlow, A. D. to Sutherland
1913 January 15
Has sent Sutherland's note to Elkins bank for collection. Urges him to pay on time as Barlow needs the money.

Barlow, A. D. to Sutherland
1913 March 6
Inquires when Sutherland can pay the five $500 notes held by Barlow.

Sutherland to A. D. Barlow
1913 March 12
Had understood five notes in question were to be renewed. Will meet them whenever Barlow requires the money.

Barlow, A. D. to Sutherland
1913 April 7
No mention made of renewal when he accepted the notes. Requests Sutherland pay them immediately.

Sutherland to A. D. Barlow
1913 April 8
Renewal was clearly understood when notes were given. Urges him to speak with Mr. Trembley about the matter.

Sutherland to A. D. Barlow
1913 May 2
Requests four month renewal on notes held by Barlow. His work in Washington has left little time for personal matters.

Sutherland to A.D. Barlow
1915 July 31
Encloses interest on one note. Will have second note prepared within a few days.

Barlow, A. D. to Sutherland
1915 October 15
Sutherland's check returned NSF. Requests he pay as soon as possible to help cover Barlow's own checks.

Sutherland to A. D. Barlow
1915 November 29
Offer $1,000 note of C. D. Robinson, from sale of T. B. Davis estate, in exchange for two $500 notes held by Barlow.

Barlow, A. D. to Sutherland
1915 December 8
Does not need the $1,000 note as he has found a buyer for Sutherland's property. Part of that payment will be in cash. Reminds Sutherland the notes are due in January.

Sutherland to A. D. Barlow
1915 December 10
Accepts price offered for property. Explains how payment will be made on notes from purchase money.

Barlow, A. D. to Sutherland
1915 December 13
Afraid buyer is not ready to close the deal yet. Prefers to have $1,000 note to discount or use as collateral himself.

Sutherland to A. D. Barlow
1915 December 15
Prefers to give $1,000 note at par. If discounted, requests interest payable at maturity.

Sutherland to A. D. Barlow
1916 January 25
Encloses check for six months' interest on $2,000 note.

Barlow, A. D. to Sutherland
1916 April 6
Requests four months' interest on $500 note. Best wishes for campaign.

Sutherland to A. D. Barlow
1916 April 7
Encloses interest check. Expresses thanks for good wishes.

Barlow, A. D. to Sutherland
1916 September 12
Requests payment plus interest on $500 note and interest on $2,000 note.

Sutherland to A. D. Barlow
1916 September 14
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of letter.

Barlow, Charles A. to Sutherland
1913 January 13
Requests letter of recommendation in obtaining re-appointment as Superintendent for the Second Hospital for Insane, Spencer, WV.

Sutherland to Charles A. Barlow
1913 January 27
Will discuss his re-appointment with Governor Hatfield.

Barnard, H. N. to Sutherland
1916 February 24
Requests payment in full on Sutherland's account at Barnard's Plumbing and Hardware. Being pressured by creditors.

Sutherland to H. N. Barnard
1916 February 28
Encloses payment on account.

Barnard, H. N. to Sutherland
1916 February 29
Expresses thanks for payment. Encloses receipt as requested. Best wishes for campaign.

Sutherland to H. N. Barnard
1916 March 2
Expresses thanks for receipt and good wishes.

Barnard, N. et al, to Sutherland
1917 July 10
Urges him, as member of committee on military affairs, to work for improved military status for dentists. [petition follows]

Sutherland to N. Barnard et al
1917 July 13
Will give status of dentists his attention.

[Barnhard, R. E.]
Frost, E. P. to Sutherland
1918 January 12
Has written letter of introduction for Barnhart who will call on Sutherland seeking government employment.

[Barnhart, R. E.]
Sutherland to E. P. Frost
1918 January 15
Will assist Barnhart, but doubts he will find the position he desires.

[Barnhart, William G.]
Sutherland to E. H. Crowder
1917 September 12
Letter of introduction for Barnhart as attorney in case before Crowder.

Barnett, J. M. to Sutherland
1917 July 12
Inquires what action he can take against company which hired him to work in another state than paid him a lower wage than agreed upon.

[Barnett, J. M.]
Sutherland to Interstate Commerce Commission
1917 July 25
Encloses Barnett's letter. Inquires whether there is a law which covers his case.

Sutherland to J. M. Barnett
1917 July 25
Has contacted Interstate Commerce Commission about his case.

Sutherland to J. M. Barnett
1917 July 28
Encloses letter from Secretary of Interstate Commerce Commission, who advises Barnett take his case to the courts. [copy follows]

Barnett, J. M. to Sutherland
1917 July 30
Expresses thanks for his assistance. Will explain case in next letter.

Barnett, J. M. to Sutherland
1917 August 10
Corresponded with the company about the position of drummer with their orchestra before he left Huntington. Salary was agreed to before he moved, but has not been paid the guaranteed wage. Inquires whether this is a case of fraud.

Sutherland to J. M. Barnett
1917 August 10
Requests copies of correspondence between Barnett and the company and affidavit to take to Post Office Dept.

Barnett, J. M. to Sutherland
1917 August 20
Will be in Washington soon, inquires whether they can meet at Union Station. Will bring letters pertinent to his case.

Barnett, J. M. to Sutherland
1917 September 12
Expresses thanks for his assistance. Company has given him a new position which he will keep until he can find work elsewhere.

Sutherland to J. M. Barnett
1917 September 14
Pleased to hear case has been resolved.

Barnett, J. M. to Sutherland
1917 September [20]
Asks for money to send his wife and child to Huntington.

Sutherland to J. M. Barnett
1917 September 29
Unable to give him any money. Suggests he asks his friends in Huntington.

Barnett, J. M. to Sutherland
1917 December 6
Now working in Altoona among German- Americans. Has heard "queer remarks" and requests "power of arrest."

Sutherland to J. M. Barnett
1917 December 8
Suggests he contact the Justice Department.

Sutherland to G. A. Barnet
1916 December 9
Was granted extension and mailed tax return on April 1. Anxious to resolve any remaining problems.

[Barringer, Helen S. Brooke]
Mathews, William B. to Sutherland
1917 April 11
Encloses correspondence from Mrs. Barringer explaining her case and requesting assistance. Had worked as court reporter in Federal Court and has yet to receive payment. [copies follow.]

[Barringer, Helen S. Brooke]
Graham, Samuel J. to Sutherland
1917 April 16
Per diem rate for court reporters set before the trial in question. No further allowance could be made for expenses.

Sutherland to Helen S. Brooke Barringer
1917 April 18
Encloses copy of letter from Samuel Graham. [copy follows]

[Barringer, Helen S. Brooke]
Sutherland to William B. Mathews
1917 April 18
Has taken Mrs. Barringer's case up with Samuel Graham and forwarded his response to her.

Barringer, Helen S. Brooke to Sutherland
1917 April 20
Expresses thanks for his assistance. Had no knowledge of pre-trial agreement on amount of per diem. Will advise any further action.

Sutherland to Helen S. Brooke Barringer
1917 April 23
Offers to be of further service if necessary.

Barringer, Helen S. Brooke to Sutherland
1917 June 25
Second settlement offered has been revoked and third (lesser) amount offered in its place. She has refused it and informed Sutherland she now considers case closed.

Sutherland to Helen S. Brooke Barringer
1917 June 27
Will take matter up again with Dept. of Justice.

Sutherland to Helen S. Brooke Barringer
1917 July 19
Encloses reply from William C. Fites, Asst. Atty. General, who says Dept. of Justice will pay second settlement amount. [copy follows]

Barringer, Helen S. Brooke to Sutherland
1917 August 10
Expresses thanks for his assistance. Congratulates him on seeing flaw in original Food Control Bill and voting against it.

Sutherland to Helen S. Brooke Barringer
1917 August 13
Pleased to have been of assistance.

Barren, Frederick H. to Sutherland
1913 June 13
Offers sympathy at his confinement for eye strain.

Sutherland to Frederick H. Barron
1913 June 16
Eye condition improving.

Sutherland to Frederick H. Barron
1915 June 26
Requests list of counties in Tygart's Valley Presbytery.

Barron, Frederick H. to Sutherland
1915 July 1
Encloses list of counties in Presbytery.

Sutherland to I. L. Barstow
1915 June 12
Expresses thanks for Invitation on behalf of Wheeling Branch of Nat'l. Assn. Bureau of Animal Industry Employees to visit them in Wheeling.

Bartlett, Albert L.to Sutherland
1918 January 10
Requests support for Senate Bill providing compensation to army officers for purchase of uniforms and equipment. Encloses letter of introduction from George Bland of Clarksburg. [letter follows]

Sutherland to Albert L. Bartlett
1918 January 14
Acknowledges receipt of letters. Will give Bill his attention.

Sutherland to George W. Bland
1918 January 14
Acknowledges receipt of letter of introduction for Bartlett. Will assist if possible.

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Bateman, Gentry H. to Sutherland
1916 June 19
Inquires whether he is related to Bateman's stepfather, Frank Sutherland, of West Virginia and Virginia.

Sutherland to Gentry H. Bateman
1916 June 22
Born in Missouri, doesn't believe there is any relation.

Bateman, J. L. to Sutherland
1915 August 6
Requests donation to building fund, Church of Christ, Martinsburg.

Sutherland to J. L. Bateman
1915 August 9
Unable to make contribution.

Bateman, J. L. to Sutherland
1915 November 28
Requests card for admission to Senate gallery.

Bateman, J. L. to Sutherland
1917 September 4
Request recommendation for position of clerk with National Council of Defense.

Sutherland to J. L. Bateman
1917 September 5
The position with National Council of Defense is under Civil Service, but will provide reference if requested by them.

Bateman, J. L. to Sutherland
1917 September 17
Requests recommendation for Council of Defense position. Describes work experience.

Sutherland to J. L. Bateman
1917 September 18
Has sent recommendation to Council of Defense. [copy follows]

Sutherland to J. L. Bateman
1917 September 21
Encloses letter from Council, which indicates clerkships are under Civil Service and applicant must take examination. [copy follows]

[Bateman, J. L.]
Oller, George E. to Sutherland
1917 October [6]
Requests reference for Bateman, who applied for Clerkship with U. S. Shipping Board, Emergency Fleet Corp.

[Bateman, J. L.]
Sutherland to George E. Oller
1917 October 8
Strongly recommends Bateman be considered for the position. Reviews his work experience.

[Bateman, J. L.]
Sutherland to George E. Oller
1917 October 13
Acknowledges Oller's letter of the 6th. Again recommends Bateman be considered.

Sutherland to J. L. Bateman
1917 October 18
Encloses letter from Oiler, who says recommendation has been received. Emergency Fleet Corp. not currently hiring, but Bateman's application will be kept on file. [copy follows]

Batten, John H. to Sutherland
1917 December 11
Encloses portion of Stephen A. Douglas speech. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Nellie G. Bauer
1913 February 12
Will keep her application on file.

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Beal, W. W. to Sutherland
1916 April 26
Inquires whether he will speak at meeting of Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce in June.

Sutherland to R. W. Beall
1913 January 14
Acknowledges receipt of list.

Bealmear, Samuel to Sutherland
1915 June
Offers property and home near Annapolis. Encloses map of location [map follows]

Sutherland to Samuel Bealmear
1913 June 2
Not interested in the Annapolis property.

Beans, Oliver G. to Sutherland
1917 December 12
Offers to volunteer services as attorney to the government.

Sutherland to Oliver G. Beans
1917 December 14
Encloses application for Public Service Reserve. Will also write letter of recommendation for him.

Beans, Oliver G. to Sutherland
1917 December 18
Inadvertently mailed application and letter for Sutherland directly to Public Service Reserve. Discusses qualifications, willingness to serve in any capacity.

Sutherland to Oliver G. Beans
1917 December 20
Has written letter of endorsement to Public Service Reserve. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Oliver G. Beans
1917 December 28
Encloses letter from W. E. Hall, Director, Public Service Reserve, who has forwarded application for membership to Beans. [copy follows]

Beans, Oliver G. to Sutherland
1918 January 28
Requests assistance for friend who will be in Washington soon.

Sutherland to Oliver G. Beans
1918 January 30
Happy to be of assistance if possible.

Folder Bee

Beck, Emil G. to Sutherland
1917 August
Encloses copy of his "World's Peace Plan" for Sutherland's comments. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Emil G. Beck
1917 August 2
Acknowledges receipt of Plan.

Beckner, E. K. to Sutherland
1917 July 24
Wishes to obtain position in Food Control Dept. Discusses experience as Superintendent and Purchasing Agent with Red Jacket Consolidated Coal & Coke Co.

Sutherland to E. K. Beckner
1917 July 28
Suggests he apply directly to Food Control. Will write recommendation for him but it may be of little help as "democrats are being appointed wherever possible."

Beckner, E. K. to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Encloses letter of application for Food Control Dept. Expresses appreciation for assistance.

Sutherland to E. K. Beckner
1917 August 6
Acknowledges receipt of application.

[Beckner, E. K.]
Sutherland to Herbert C. Hoover
1917 August 6
Transmits Beckner's application and recommends him highly.

Sutherland to E. K. Beckner
1917 August 9
Encloses letter from Hoover, who says he will consider Beckner's application. [copy follows]

Beckner, E. K. to Sutherland
1917 August 24
Encloses application to Federal Trade Commission as recommended.

Sutherland to E. K. Beckner
1917 August 27
Acknowledges receipt of application.

[Beckner, E. K.]
Sutherland to William J. Harris
1917 August 27
Transmits Beckner's application and offers recommendation.

Sutherland to E. K. Beckner
1917 September 5
Encloses letter from Federal Trade Commission, who will keep his application on file. [copy follows]

Folder Beh

Behneke, Norman L. to Sutherland
1916 February 29
Invites him to attend Initial meeting of Economic Club of Washington. Encloses application.

Sutherland to Norman L. Behneke
1916 March 1
Unable to join Economic Club because of upcoming primary.

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Belington Progressive to Sutherland
1917 August 20
Paper printed Harris Taylor's Draft Law article. Postmaster now holding papers. Request that Sutherland investigate the matter. [telegram]

Sutherland to Belington Progressive
1917 August 21
Matter is under consideration by Postmaster General. [telegram]

Sutherland to Belington Progressive
1917 August 22
Article has been sent to papers throughout the U. S. May be German propaganda.

[Belington Progressive]
Thompson, Fred E. to Sutherland
1917 August 25
Article not from any German source. Public sentiment against continuation of the war.

[Belington Progressive]
Sutherland to Fred E. Thompson
1917 August 27
Postmaster General has ruled against several papers carrying propaganda against the war. Does not believe time is opportune for peace resolution.

Bell, A. W. to Sutherland
1914 November 10
Congratulations on election.

Sutherland to A. W. Bell
1914 November 14
Expresses thanks for congratulations.

Bell, Ovid to Sutherland
1913 February 11
Inquires whether he wishes to continue his subscription to Fulton Gazette.

Sutherland to Ovid Bell
1913 February 15
Requests bill so he may continue subscription.

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Beneke, George C. to Sutherland
1917 August 27
Requires assistance in determining draft status of man who has only taken out first papers of citizenship.

Sutherland to George C. Beneke
1917 August 28
Cannot be commissioned in Regular or Reserve Army with only first papers, but is obliged to serve in National Army.

[Bennett, Bryan L.]
Bennett, Lucy L. to Sutherland
1917 July 30
Requests help in obtaining discharge for her son, who is her sole support and joined army without her consent.

[Bennett, Bryan L.]
Sutherland to Lucy L. Bennett
1917 July 31
Her son must make application to his Commanding Officer and also demonstrate he is her sole support before discharge will be granted.

Bennett, Mrs. Lewis to Sutherland
1918 January
Expresses her disapproval of continued friendliness with Japan and general conduct of U. S. campaign in Europe. [encloses clippings]

Sutherland to Mrs. Lewis Bennett
1918 January 11
Defends War Dept.'s activities to date. Agrees that Japan poses a real threat.

Bennett, William S. to Sutherland
1916 March 29
Invites him to attend Amherst College Musical Ass'n. concert.

Sutherland to William S. Bennett
1916 April 10
Has been out of town and was unable to attend concert.

Sutherland to James A. Bent
1915 October 1
Requests immediate settlement of Bent's insurance account.

Sutherland to James A. Bent
1915 November 15
Sutherland paid cash for the policy of which Bent received the benefit. Requests immediate payment.

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Berger, W. J. to Sutherland
1913 January 30
Inquires whether it is possible to sell lot in Elkins.

Sutherland to W. J. Berger
1913 February 8
Has been unable to sell his own lots. Will be glad to sell Berger's lot, but will have little time once In Washington.

Berner, Charles J. to Sutherland
1913 January 29
Acknowledges receipt of check. Requests payment of first quarter dues which Sutherland omitted.

Sutherland to Charles J. Berner
1913 February 7
Encloses check for dues.

Berner, Charles J. to Sutherland
1913 February 14
Acknowledges receipt of check. Congratulations on election.

Sutherland to Charles J. Berner
1913 February 15
Expresses thanks for congratulations. Hopes to visit lodge in Washington.

Berner, Charles J. to Sutherland
1913 June 17
Two assessments have been paid by council and charged to Sutherland's account. Requests immediate payment.

Berner, Charles J. to Sutherland
1913 September 30
His account paid until November. Urges Sutherland to visit the lodge.

Sutherland to Charles J. Berner
1913 October 15
Unable to accept invitation.

Sutherland to Charles J. Berner
1914 November 27
Encloses check for assessments up to December 1.

Sutherland to Charles J. Berner
1915 March 4
Inquires whether he is behind in payment of dues.

Berner, Charles J. to Sutherland
1915 November 5
Requests payment of assessments charged to his account.

Sutherland to Charles J. Berner
1915 November 6
Encloses payment. Has not been receiving notices for payment.

Berner, Charles J. to Sutherland
1915 November 10
Encloses copy of laws governing payments. Notices have not been sent for several years. Requests card to credit his payment.

Sutherland to Charles J. Berner
1915 November 16
Has noted his payments on card.

Sutherland to Charles J. Berner
1916 January 8
Encloses two cards. Has been making own endorsements with each payment.

Berner, Charles J. to Sutherland
1916 January 10
Encloses cards, which have been credited. Urges him to attend at least one meeting.

Sutherland to Charles J. Berner
1916 June 22
Encloses check for payment through June.

Bernstein, Harry to Sutherland
1913 February 3
Desires to obtain a store in Elkins. Plans to open lady's apparel shop. Requests that Board put him in touch with suitable landlord.

Sutherland to Harry Bernstein
1913 February 8
Inquires whether he plans to rent or purchase store.

[Berry, H. J.]
Sutherland to Edward N. Hurley
1918 January 14
Forwards Berry's letter. Requests that he be sent application and information on inspectors for his ship building materials, [copy follows]

Sutherland to H. J. Berry
1918 January 14
Has forwarded letter to Chairman of U. S. Shipping Board.

Sutherland to H. J. Berry
1918 January 19
Encloses letter from Chairman Hurley, who indicates all positions have been filed. [copy follows]

Folder Bes-Bet

Bessemer Gas Engine Co. to Sutherland
1914 February 21
Inquires whether he wishes to continue receiving their art calendar and monthly journal.

Sutherland to Bessemer Gas Engine Co.
1914 March 17
Has enjoyed their publications, but has little time to read in Washington. Suggests they remove his name from their list.

Beta Theta Pi Club to Sutherland
1917 January 19
Invitation to Banquet In Honor of Japanese ambassador.

[Beta Theta Pi]
Sutherland to E. C. Lathrop
1917 January 29
Will be out of town and therefore is unable to attend Banquet.

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Bias, B. Randolph to Sutherland
1917 September 6
Requests information on cost of living increase between 1913 and 1917.

Sutherland to B. Randolph Bias
1917 September 8
Will attempt to obtain information requested.

[Bias, B. Randolph] Gompers, S. J. to Sutherland
1917 September 8
Encloses Bulletin, "Report Prices 1907 to 1915," and latest Monthly Review of Bureau of Labor Statistics, both of which contain retail prices.

Bias, B. Randolph to Sutherland
1917 September 8
Coal price, as fixed by President's order is unfair. Urges Sutherland to meet Dr. Garfielo about impact on existing contracts. [telegram]

Sutherland to B. Randolph Bias
1917 September 10
Has met with Garfield, who requests Bias send complete statement on contract cases. Statement will be reviewed by FTC. [telegram]

[Bierer, Everhart] Sutherland to John J. Cornwell, Gov.
1917 September 27
Encloses letter from Major Bierer inadvertently mailed to Sutherland.

Bing, Arma E. to Sutherland
1913 February 11
Encloses letter sent to State Legislature requesting appropriation for new building at Fairmont State Normal School. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Arma E. Bing
1913 February 14
Hopes Fairmont Normal School will receive its appropriation.

Bird, Andrew R. to Sutherland
1913 April 9
Invites Sutherland family to worship at Second Presbyterian Church.

Sutherland to Andrew R. Bird
1913 April 10
Expresses thanks for invitation. Will select a church in the fall after family comes.

Bird, Andrew R. to Sutherland
1914 November 9
Congratulations on re-election.

Sutherland to Andrew R. Bird
1914 November 12
Expresses thanks for congratulations.

Biser, G. W. & Co. to Sutherland
1917 December 12
Complains about distribution of sugar allotments.

Sutherland to G. W. Biser & Co.
1917 December 15
Has consulted Food Administration, who suggests Biser contact American Sugar Refining Co. in New York.

Bishop, William H. to Sutherland
1917 October 4
Accuses Senator Robert M. LaFollette of giving "aid and contort to the enemy in time of war."

Sutherland to William H. Bishop
1917 October 5
Has received other letters criticizing LaFollette.

Folder Bla

Sutherland to Mrs. Elmer Black
1913 January 25
Expresses thanks for report on European municipal markets.

Sutherland to The Black Diamond
1915 September 25
Encloses advertisement for coal mine to be run in next issue. [copy follows]

[The Black Diamond] Williams, David to Sutherland
1915 September 28
Ad will run in next issue. Gives price for one and four-issue runs.

Sutherland to The Black Diamond
1915 October 2
Requests small alteration in wording of advertisement. Wishes to be billed for four-issue run.

[The Black Diamond] Williams, David to Sutherland
1915 October 22
Ad has expired. Inquires whether Sutherland wishes to continue it.

Sutherland to The Black Diamond
1915 October 25
Continue ad for one week. Will notify them if it is to run longer.

Sutherland to The Black Diamond
1915 November 3
Encloses payment. Requests that add run four more weeks.

[The Black Diamond]
Williams David to Sutherland
1915 November 4
Acknowledges receipt of payment. Ad will run in next four issues.

[The Black Diamond]
Williams, David to Sutherland
1915 November 26
Ad has expired. Inquires whether Sutherland wishes to continue it.

Sutherland to The Black Diamond
1915 November 26
Requests ad be discontinued and invoice sent.

Blair, Herbert M. to Sutherland
1916 September 23
Encloses two checks from settlement of suit. John A. Chittum vs. O. J. Morrison.

Sutherland to Herbert M. Blair
1916 September 30

Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of Biair's letter and checks in Sutherland's absence.

Sutherland to Herbert M. Blair
1916 October 2
Inquires whether checks result from sale of Yates Lease or from current gas revenues.

Sutherland to George C. Blakener
1914 November 7
Acting as agent for timber tract. Will forward description in a few days if tract is not sold.

Sutherland to L. W. Blaney [sic]
1913 December 18
Expresses thanks for Scottish Rite dance to be held in Wheeling, but doubts he will be able to attend.

Sutherland to L. W. Blayney
1915 April 16
Wishes to be reinstated as Mason.

Blayney, L. W. to Sutherland
1916 March 16
Form letter announcing plans for reunion to be held at New Scottish Rite Cathedral. Requests that petitions be returned as soon as possible. [blank petition follows]

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Bloch, Harold to Sutherland
1917 September 19
Requests support for Bill authorizing Commission of Army Field clerks as second lieutenants.

Sutherland to Harold Bloch
1917 September 20
Will give matter his attention.

Blood, S. William to Sutherland
1913 March 3
Congratulations on election. Bankers' Mortgage and Trust Co. has been reorganized. Inquires whether Sutherland will become a stockholder and member of the Board.

Sutherland to S. William Blood
1913 March 10
Not Interested in any new investments.

Blood, S. William to Sutherland
1913 March 23
Inquires on behalf of friend whether any appointments to Naval Academy are still vacant. Requests Sutherland's assistance.

Sutherland to S. William Blood
1913 March 24
Only the President can appoint candidates to the Academy at large.

Bloyd, J. A. to Sutherland
1917 November 28
Inquires price paid for Judge Bailey's "Wilderness" tract by Federal government. Bloyd holds 7,000 acres adjoining this tract which he wishes to sell.

Sutherland to J. A. Bloyd
1917 November 30
Government paid $2.50/ acre for Bailey land. Suggests he offer his land to S. H. Marsh, Forest Officer in charge.

Folder Blu

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1913 August 8
Is grateful for Sutherland's sympathy at the death of their child.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1913 August 15
Wishes speedy recovery from typhoid fever for Mrs. Blue.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1915 April 21

Inquires about [Glady Fork] dispute. Mr. Thompson is eager to settle.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1915 April 24
Thompson anxious to settle Glady Fork matter as he is getting on in years.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1915 April 26
Gives time and place of Glady Fork meeting.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1915 August 31
Urges him to get authority from Thompson to settle remaining points in dispute on Glady Fork matter.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1915 September 13
Has not received response to letter of August 30. Asks him to look into matter.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1915 September 14
Requests clear description of proposed terms of settlement. Including losses Thompson and McCabe will sustain. Description will be held in confidence.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1915 September 16
Outlines terms of settlement proposed in Baltimore. Urges him to discuss same with his clients.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1915 September 18
Is consulting with Thompson and McCabe about terms proposed. Will urge them to accept.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1915 September 20
Hopes to hear that Thompson and McCabe have agreed to settlement.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1915 October 4
Has transmitted copies of letters from Thompson and McCabe to Hill Arnold, whose interests are linked.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1915 October 8
Has talked with Arnold who did not show him the Thompson and McCabe letters. Hopes they will agree with terms of settlement.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1915 October 11
Encloses copy of letter received from Thompson. Has also forwarded copy to Hill Arnold. Thompson is unclear on certain terms of the settlement. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1915 November 9
Explains those terms Thompson did not understand. Any losses incurred now would be less than those resulting from continued litigation.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1915 December 10
Inquires whether he has seen Arnold and what he agreed to.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1915 December 11
Arnold will stand his share of losses and legal costs, provided Thompson and McCabe accept theirs.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1915 December 14
Apparently Sutherland misunderstood Blue's request for a report on Arnold's position.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1916 January 20
Inquires whether Thompson and McCabe have agreed to stand their share of losses and costs.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1916 January 22
In response to Sutherland's query, has no idea if Governor Hatfield will enter senatorial race.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1916 January 22
Believes Thompson will settle if the Arnolds and Sutherland will agree to terms previously discussed.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1916 January 24
Believes Arnolds will settle if suitable compromise on timber acreage is presented. Governor Hatfield has been in senatorial race from beginning.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1917 January 1
Thompson agrees to terms proposed by Arnolds, which he understands. Sutherland also accepts. Urges matter be settled quickly.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1917 January 2
Will take up Glady Fork matter with the Allens. Hope to reach prompt settlement.

Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1917 August 28

Requests copy of "Food Control Law" and President's proclamation on coal prices.

Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1917 August 29

Encloses copy of "Food and fuel Control Law" and "Official Bulletin" listing coal prices.


BOX 2

Folder Boa-Bod

Sutherland to Board of Public Works
1913 February 14
Recommends Maurice Scanlon as appointee to Hampshire County Board of Review.

[Board of Trade, Elkins]
Burford, L. B. to Sutherland
1913 January 17
Requests list of Broom corn dealers in Elkins.

[Board of Trade, Elkins]
Sutherland to S.[sic]B. Burford
1913 January 27
No broom-corn dealers in Elkins.

[Board of Trade, Parkersburg]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1915 November 2
Comments on Belpre "Good Roads" meeting.

[Board of Trade, Parkersburg]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1915 November 4
Washington County, Ohio, election supported Roads Program. Parkersburg to be connected with National Highway System.

[Board of Trade, Washington]
Gockeler, C. J. to Sutherland
1915 May 19
Acknowledges acceptance to participate in 21st Annual Shad Bake.

[Board of Trade, Washington]
Sutherland to C. J. Gockeler
1915 May 21
Unable to attend Shad Bake.

Board of Trade, West Virginia to Sutherland
1913 September 1
Statement of membership fees due.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1915 November 9
Encloses list of candidates for committees. Invites suggestions. [copy follows]

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1915 November 16
Has no additions to committee appointments.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1915 December 22
Sutherland appointed to Good Roads Committee.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H.H. to Sutherland
1916 March 18
Treasury deficit forces state-wide membership drive. Requests Sutherland's opinion of proposed plan.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 Mar 20
Form letter to Executive Council members enclosing letter from Executive Offices of Madison Square Garden. The latter requests Board of Trade to co-ordinate West Virginia Exhibit for Southern Commercial Congress.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 March 21
Board has been informed that Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce will intervene in West Virginia coal. Rate case on behalf of Pittsburgh Coal Co.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 March 23
Has no objection to membership campaign. Approves of exhibit for Southern Commercial Congress if funding is available.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 April 11
Gives date and time of meeting on membership campaign. Requests Sutherland's presence.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 April 12
Will attend meeting if possible, but is busy with campaign.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 April 15
Invitation to attend opening of Parkersburg-Ohio Bridge.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 April 18
Will attend bridge opening if schedule permits.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 April 29
Clement S. Ucker to speak on cattle industry in West Virginia at next meeting.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 May 3
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of Archer's letter.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archiver, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 May 7
Outlines plan of membership campaign as adopted by Executive Council. Encloses copy of secretary's report on Board Activities. [copy follows]

[Boardof Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 May 8
Board requests Sutherland's support for Newlands Bill (S.B. #4874).

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H.H. Archer
1916 May 16
Has only just received letter about membership campaign. Unable to reach Dr. Wilson.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 May 18
Discusses plan for celebration of State's 53rd Birthday. Requests telegram on celebration to be distributed to newspaper.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 May 19
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of Archer's letter.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 May 27
Discusses publicity plans for celebration of State's 53rd Birthday. [poster follows]

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 May 29
Sutherland's secretary has forwarded Archer's letter.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 June 7
Encloses article and letter describing organization of local celebration of State's Birthday. [copies follow]

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 June 9
Sutherland's secretary notes that Archer's letter of 7th was forwarded to Sutherland in Elkins but returned.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 June 22
Encloses copy of State Journal, Archer's report to Lewis on Birthday celebration. [copy follows]

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 June 24
Congratulations on work done for Birthday celebration.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 June 26
Expresses thanks for Sutherland's support.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Lewis, Charles Cameron to Sutherland
1916 June 27
Requests his vote on list of projected activities of The Board.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Lewis, Charles Cameron to Sutherland
1916 July 6
Resigning as president to accept Chairmanship of State Democratic Committee. Calls meeting to appoint successor. [two copies]

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to Charles Cameron Lewis
1916 July 8
Regrets that Lewis is resigning, Unable to attend meeting of Executive Council.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to Roy B. Naylor
1916 July 8
Re: resignation of Charles Lewis, requests information from By-laws on selection of successor.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Naylor, Roy B. to Sutherland
1916 July 10
Constitution gives Executive Council authority to fill any vacancy. [telegram]

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 July
Encloses Sentinel article on Lewis' acceptance of Chairmanship, results of Executive Council meeting.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 July 27
Requests reprints of West Virginia census material (1910) and manufacturing census (1914), national and state.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 July 29
Will take up request with Census Bureau.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to Samuel L. Rogers
1916 July 29
Encloses Archer's letter of July 27 and asks that request be filled.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Rogers, Samuel L. to Sutherland
1916 July 31
Has contacted Public Printing Office and Board of Trade has been placed on mailing list.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 August 2
Encloses Rogers' letter

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 September 9
Gives date and time of meeting to elect successor to Lewis.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
American Slide Co. to H. H. Archer
1916 September 18
Archer's account is 90 days overdue. Letter carbon copied to Board of Trade Officers.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1916 October 17
Outlines difficulties of Board, as second president resigns, creditors threaten lawsuits. Requests Sutherland's advice.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1916 October 23
Cannot attend to Board matters until November 7.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Naylor, Roy B. to Sutherland
1916 December 5
Encloses letter sent to Archer requesting payment of back salary. Requests Sutherland's assistance in settling account if he attends meeting in Huntington. [copy follows]

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to Roy B. Naylor
1916 December 6
Naylor entitled to back salary. Doubts he will attend Huntington meeting.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Archer, H. H. to Sutherland
1917 January 12
F. B. Enslow elected President at Huntington meeting, Sutherland elected district vice-president. Gives date and place of next meeting, requests Sutherland's presence.

[Board of Trade, West Virginia]
Sutherland to H. H. Archer
1917 January 13
Unable to attend meeting as scheduled.

Bodley, Harry H. to Sutherland
1915 June 3
Invites him to say at the Bodley Home when he comes to Elm Grove.

Sutherland to Harry H. Bodley
1915 June 5
Expresses thanks for his invitation but will lodge at hotel. Will return to Washington immediately after meeting.

Folder Bog-Bok

[Boggs, Thad M.]
Blue, Fred O. to Sutherland
1918 January 9
Letter of introduction for Boggs who desires interview with Fuel Administration office.

[Boggs, Thad M.]
Sutherland to William G. McAdoo
1918 January 11
Introduces Boggs, who has been unable to obtain railroad cars to ship his coal after refusing to sell his output to Winifrede Coal Co. or Winifrede Railroad which serves his mine. Requests immediate Executive order to furnish coal cars.

[Boggs, Thad M.]
Sutherland to Oscar A. Price
1918 January 11
Introduces Boggs with letter for MeAdoo. Requests Boggs be put in touch with appropriate person.

[Boggs, Thad M.]
Price, Oscar A. to Sutherland
1918 January 14
Boggs' complaint will be investigated.

Boggs, Thad M. to Sutherland
1918 January 17
Cars still not available. Requests he contact Price again. [telegram]

Boggs, Thad M. to Sutherland
1918 January 18
[Duplicate of January 17 telegram]

Boggs, Thad M. to Sutherland
1918 January 18
Cars still not available.

Sutherland to Thad M. Boggs
1918 January 18
McAdoo still considering matter. Inquires whether output contract to Winifrede Co. was tied to property purchase. [telegram]

Boggs, Thad M. to W. C. Hefner
1918 January 18
Encloses three advertising pads in appreciation for assistance while in Washington.

Boggs, Thad M. to Sutherland
1918 January 19
No output contract in effect. Winifrede rail now claims it is trying to get additional cars from C & O. [telegram]

Sutherland to Thad M. Boggs
1918 January 19
Has been promised immediate investigation and action. [telegram]

[Boggs, Thad M.]
Sutherland to Fred O. Blue
1918 January 19
Has begun investigation of Boggs' case.

Sutherland to Thad M. Boggs
1918 January 21
Expresses thanks for advertising pads.

[Boggs, Thad M.]
Gray, C. R. to Sutherland
1918 January 21
Requests Boggs come to Washington to give detailed explanation of his case.

[Boggs, Thad M.]
Sutherland to C. R. Gray
1918 January 22
Encloses letters from Boggs, Blue, and officials of Winifrede and C & O companies setting forth details of case.

Boggs, Thad M. to Sutherland
1918 January 24
Encloses letter from C & O stating that company will not supply cars to mines on spur track. Boggs offers proof of other mines on spur tracks being supplied by C & O. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Thad M. Boggs
1918 January 24
Has forwarded Boggs' papers to Gray, but thinks matter may have to go before Interstate Commerce Commission.

Boggs, Thad M. to Sutherland
1918 January 25
No cars received yet. [telegram]

Sutherland to Thad M. Boggs
1918 January 25
Has consulted Gray, but unable to get decision on Boggs' case yet.

Sutherland to Thad M. Boggs
1918 January 26
Encloses letter from Gray, who has arranged conference with Boggs, C & O and Winifrede. C & O can be ordered to comply, but any problems with Winifrede must go before ICC.

Boggs, Thad M. to Sutherland
1918 January 30
Unable to go to Washington as originally scheduled. Thinks it will be of little benefit, but will go if necessary.

Sutherland to Thad M. Boggs
1918 February 1
After receiving Boggs' telegram, explained his absence to Gray. Doesn't think it will be necessary for Boggs to return to Washington.

[Boggs, Thad M.]
Gray, C. R. to Sutherland
1918 February 2
Arrangements made with C & O and Winifrede for Boggs to receive coal cars.

Boggs, Thad M. to Sutherland
1918 February 4
Encloses letter from Shaffer, Chairman, Commission on Car Service, who has directed C & O and Winifrede to furnish cars to Boggs. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Thad M. Boggs
1918 February 5
Gray informed him Boggs is to receive his share of cars. [telegram]

Boggs, Thad M. to Sutherland
1918 February 6
Acknowledges Sutherland's telegram. Received letter from Commission on Car Service indicating cars would be provided. No word from Winifrede.

Sutherland to Thad M. Boggs
1918 February 7
Pleased to have been of service.

Sutherland to W. H. Boggs
1918 August 28
Requests permission for friends to camp on Boggs' land.

[Boise Commercial Club]
Graff, G. B. to Sutherland
1918 January 16
Requests copy of S. B. 313. [Bill follows]

Bolden, G. A. to Sutherland
1912 December 27
Requests assistance in obtaining appointment of Archivist and Historian to succeed Virgil Lewis, deceased.

Sutherland to G. A. Bolden
1912 December 28
Will recommend Bolden for the appointment as soon as his stenographer returns.

Sutherland to G. A. Bolden
1913 January 2
Encloses letter of recommendation.

Sutherland to G. A. Bolden
1913 March 14
Hopes Bolden will be appointed Archivist. J. Byron Nickerson of McDowell Co. to be his secretary in Washington.

Bolden, G. A. to Sutherland
1915 February 22
Greetings from West Virginia Building, Panama Pacific International Exposition. [postcard]

Sutherland to G. A. Bolden
1915 March 1
Acknowledges postcard.

Bolden, G. A. to Sutherland
1918 January 1
Inquires about position in Washington or West Virginia. Suggests joint purchase of small newspaper.

Sutherland to G. A. Bolden
1918 January 5
No positions open in Washington. Suggests he contact Ogden, who controls several papers.

Bolton, B. Meade to Sutherland
1914 October 20
Discusses work on serum in Cuba., Discourages investment in tobacco, cane, or citrus fruits. Recommends cattle raising, dairying. Believes revolution unlikely, Cubans fear a second American intervention.

Sutherland to B. Meade Bolton
1914 October 26
Sutherland's secretary forwards his letter of October 20 to Sutherland, campaigning in West Virginia.

Sutherland to B. Meade Bolton
1914 November 6
Believes he has won the election. Expresses thanks for Cuban information. Interested in any profitable joint venture.

Bolton, B. Meade to Sutherland
1914 November 12
Congratulations on election. Still seeking investment, but discouraged by political instability, high Cuban import duty. Has begun investigating conditions in Porto [sic] Rico.

Bolton, B. Meade to Sutherland
1914 November 17
Encloses letter from N. L. Britton. Director, New York Botanical Garden, who says only the Puerto Rican Island of Mona would be suitable for hog ranch. Bolton has been offered interest in hog-raising operation in Cuba. Invites Sutherland to invest. [copy follows]

Sutherland to B. Meade Bolton
1914 November 23
Unable to make long-term investment, but encourages Bolton.

Bolton, B. Meade to Sutherland
1916 August 24
Political Instability in Cuba convinced him to leave. Proposes livestock ranch on some other West Indian Island under U. S. Control. Inquires about Farm Loan Bank.

Sutherland to B. Meade Bolton
1916 August 26
Campaign will occupy his time until November. Farm Loan Bank may not be in operation for another year.

Bolton, B. Meade to Sutherland
1916 August 29
Takeover over West Indian Islands by U. S. creates investment opportunity.

Sutherland to B. Meade Bolton
1916 August 30
Expresses thanks for interest in campaign.

Sutherland to A. R. Bolyard
1913 July 19
Apologizes for not sending check with last letter. Encloses $5.00 for "The band boys."

Bonar, W. P., et al to Sutherland
1917 August 10
Request his support for Owen Amendment to S. B. 1786. [telegram]

Sutherland to W. P. Bonar, et al
1917 August 11
Will give matter his attention.

Bond, Ed S. to Sutherland
1913 August 11
Has requested Postmaster General to list Bond's residence as Horton. Asks Sutherland to contact Postmaster General supporting same.

Sutherland to John C. Bond
1915 June 29
Inquires whether he may borrow tents and military cots for company trip.

Bond, John C. to Sutherland
1915 July 1
All new equipment has been issued to West Virginia National Guard for annual encampment. Regulations prohibit issuance to non-member of the Guard. Old equipment has been sold.

Sutherland to John C. Bond
1915 July 6
Understands the situation and will make other arrangements.

Bond, John C. to Sutherland
1918 January 26
Writing from Camp Shelby, Mississippi, inquires about status of war.

Sutherland to John C. Bond
1918 February 1
Should expect to go to France as soon as transportation is arranged.

Sutherland to William Bond, et al
1913 March 17
Support fraternal organizations for Blacks.

Sutherland to Scott C. Bone
1917 October 10
Acknowledges receipt of Bone's patriotic appeal, "Hail, Youth in Khaki." [two copies of letter.]

Bonham, A. M. to Sutherland
1911 April 25
Requests description of timber tract for sale.

Sutherland to Elda Bonner
1913 March 13
Does not need stenographer but will keep her application on file.

Sutherland to William A. Boone
1914 January 14
Requests statement of taxes assigned against Greenbrier Land Co.

[Boreman, A. I.]
Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1917 November 2
Requests assistance in getting Boreman a clerical position in Washington.

[Boreman, A. I.]
Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1917 November 3
Impossible to get position outside Civil Service. Will have the latter send Boreman an application. Met Caldwell's nephew while visiting his son, Richard, in Tennessee.

[Boreman, A. I.]
Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1917 November 5
Expresses thanks for assistance. Will convey information to Boreman.

[Boreman, R. J. A.]
Atkinson, G. W. to Sutherland
1913 February 3
Invitation to State Meeting of Executive and Advisory Committees of Y.M.C.A. RSVP to Boreman.

Sutherland to R. J. A. Boreman
1913 February 7
Unable to attend meeting.

Borst, Peter to Sutherland
1918 January 30
Requests assistance in locating his son, Emil, who has been stationed in France since November
1917.

Sutherland to Peter Borst.
1918 February 1
Will contact War Dept.

[Borst, Peter]
Sutherland to H. P. McCain
1918 February 1
Encloses copy of Borst letter and requests assistance.

[Borst, Peter]
McCain, H. P. to Sutherland
1918 February 2
Provides Emil Borst's address.

Sutherland to Peter Borst
1918 February 4
Forwards McCain's letter.

Folder Bos

Sutherland to F. E. Bostic
1913 September 5
Encloses taxes on three lots in Gassaway.

Bosworth, C. C. to Sutherland
1913 February 8
Unaware Sutherland was associated with American Surety Co. and obtained insurance elsewhere.

Bosworth, C. C. to Sutherland
1916 January 7
Acknowledges receipt of dues for Elkins Chapter, Masons, but amount remitted was insufficient for reinstatement.

Sutherland to C. C. Bosworth
1916 January 10
Encloses balance due for reinstatement.

Folder Bou

[Bouchelle, J. F.]
Charleston Building Trades Council to Sutherland
1917 July 27
Encloses Council Resolution criticizing Bouchelle, candidate for U. S. District Attorney for Southern District of West Virginia, as strongly anti-labor. [copy follows]

[Bouchelle, J. F.]
Sutherland to Mark Holmes
1917 July 28
Will give matter close consideration.

Sutherland to W. H. Boughton
1914 September 3
Has paid his daughter's room fee at Vassar, though statement indicates check was not received.

[Bouic, Harry V. & Co.]
Gibson, R. to Sutherland
1913 January 8
Looks forward to helping the Sutherlands locate in Washington.

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Sutherland to William J. Bowen
1918 January 19
Has discussed war effort with West Virginia delegates to Building Trades Convention in Philadelphia. Applauds their patriotism.

Bowermaster, M. C. to Sutherland
1917 December 31
Requests appointment to Commissary Dept. of Army.

Sutherland to M. C. Bowermaster
1918 January 4
Must have military experience to be eligible.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1912 December 23
Recommends he file an ejectment suit against Mrs. Keenan to settle boundary dispute. Suggests.A. J. McCloud, Keenan's grantor, may have original deed.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1912 December 24
Is trying to contact McCloud. Directs him to begin ejectment suit immediately.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 January 14
Inquires whether past due account at store destroyed by fire can be offset by counterclaim for value of Sutherland's property also destroyed in fire.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 January 16
Counterclaim effective only if Weese's liability for Sutherland's property was clearly established and then only if fire was result of Weese's negligence.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 February 17
Encloses letters relating to suit with Talbott and Hoover.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 April 5
Requests he talk with Baker.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 May 13
Will be in Elkins soon. Hopes to settle dispute with Blaine Elkins.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 September 18
Requests he contact Baker to settle suit brought by Blaine Elkins. Inquires about Keenan suit.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 September 19
Will attempt to arrange settlement with Baker. Keenan suit marked for continuance.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 October 6
Elkins suit settled.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 October 11
Paid Slaven for construction of shelves in Dailey House as per Sutherland's orders, though shelves lack sufficient central support. Paid dragage on lumber for shelves.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 October 15
Shelf support problem easily remedied. Encloses payment for dragage.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 October 23
Encloses lease for Dailey House, contract to sublet to Miss Ross.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 October 25
Returns signed leases and requests Bowers hold his copies.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 November 26
Forwarded final order in Elkins case to Surety Company holding appeal bond given by Sutherland. Bond liability canceled.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 December 3
Request $100 to help save Davis and Elkins College. Also urges Sutherland, as major stockholder, to suggest large donation from Baldwin-Chandlee Co.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 December 6
Encloses tentative deed for transfer of Valley Go. property to A. E. Liggett. Suggests details of right-of-way for West Virginia Central and Pittsburgh Railway Co. be incorporated.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 December 6
Unable to contribute to Davis and Elkins College.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 December 8
Inquires how to defend himself if suit is brought on J. C. Canfield's defaulted note which Sutherland endorsed.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 December 10
Strongly urges donation to Davis and Elkins.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 December 10
Re Canfield note, will probably be protected by deed of trust he holds.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 December 13
Asks him to monitor Canfield matter. Will donate what he can to the College.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 December 13
Expresses thanks for Valley Co. Deed conveying Huttonsville property to Railroad Co.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 December 23
Requests he forward papers relating to Valley Co. property at Huttonsville to Hendley.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1913 December 26
Has no Valley Co. papers. Hendley has requested Bowers to collect on notes given by Walnsley as part consideration for property purchased from Hendley. Requests blank deed and note forms.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1913 December 29
Blank deed forms are in Elkins.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1914 January 8
Acknowledges copy of letter to Hendley. [copy follows] Has located Huttonsville papers and transferred same to Hendley. Re credit on Walnsley note, will check records in Elkins. May have failed to record it and will make refund.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1914 February 28
Requests assistance in resolving ownership dispute between Bruce Caplinger and Coal and Iron Railway Co. over house in Glady.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1914 March 2
Sutherland's secretary will forward letter to Colorado.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1914 Mar 17
Suggests property was sold rather than leased. Needs to consult record books.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1914 June 2
Tenants have vacated Sutherland's house in Elkins, key given to housekeeper.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1914 June 3
Approves of disposal of key. Family should arrive soon, he will be delayed. Meanwhile Congress is "Trust busting to beat the band."

Bowers, E. A. to W. D. Baldwin
1914 November 28
Copy of letter to Baldwin re sale of Roger property.

Bowers, E. A. to Fred O. Blue
1914 December 2
Copy of letter to Blue regarding settlement of Glady Fork suit.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1914 December 11
Inquires whether he spoke to Arnold prior to departure.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1915 January 4
Discussed proposed Glady settlement with E. M. Allen. All signs favorable provided costs can be divided equitably.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1915 January 28
Has had no response to previous letter about Glady Fork settlement. Allen is urging action.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1915 February 1
Acknowledges letter of January 30. Hopes for fair settlement.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1915 February 10
Acknowledges copy of Bowers' letter to Blue. Urges settlement before suits are filed.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1915 September 24
Ejectment suit against Keenan set for trial October 29 unless Keenan obtains continuance.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1915 September 24
Will arrange to be present for Keenan trial.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1915 November 12
Judgment for Sutherland in Keenan suit. Advises him to build new fence at correct property line. Property will revert to Keenan if her fence is allowed to stand for ten years.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1915 November 15
Building built by Keenan on Sutherland's property has been rented.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1915 December 14
Baldwin-Chandlee Supply Co. Issuing stock dividend; Bowers and Sutherland each to get 1/2 share. Suggests Sutherland give his 1/2 share in lieu of fee in Keenan case.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1915 December 16
Agrees to surrender 1/2 share of Baldwin-Chandlee stock to Bowers.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1916 February 19
Encloses notice of purpose by Morgan Oil Co. to ask for receiver of leaseholds in suit against Sutherland et al. Suggests he find an attorney in Clarksburg. [copy follows]

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1916 February 22
In Sutherland's absence, his secretary suggests Bowers take whatever action is necessary.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1916 February 26
Sutherland named in Morgan Oil Co. suit because he is stockholder in Ice and Trembly Oil project.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1916 June 16
Invites him to attend outing in honor of U. S. Circuit Judges Pritchard and Woods.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1916 June 19
Will attend if possible.

Bowers, E. A. to Sutherland
1917 October 22
Inquires whether Sec. 501 of new tax bill requires carriers to pay transportation tax on those with passes.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1917 October 25
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges letter of 22nd. No tax on railroad employees, officials or employees of State or Federal government.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1917 October 27
Information sent by secretary is correct.

Sutherland to E. A. Bowers
1917 November 8
Will contact Western Maryland Railroad Co. about loan of gondolas to transport paving stone to Elkins.

[Bowers, E. A.]
Sutherland to S. Ennes
1917 November 8
Requests loan of gondola cars to transport paving stone for road between Elkins and cemetery.

Sutherland to George W. Bowers
1917 October 5
Bids should be directed to Captain K. C. Grant.

Sutherland to Ida E. Bowers
1915 December 17
Will forward her note to Mrs. Sutherland.

Bowman, Frank L. to Sutherland
1917 May 17
Gives new date for "patriotic demonstration" in Morgantown.

Sutherland to Frank L. Bowman
1917 May 19
Will not be able to speak at Decoration Day ceremonies.

Bowers, George W. to Sutherland
1917 October 1
Inquires who placed Federal contracts for sanitary closets and tanks with Crane Co. Bowers Pottery would like to bid.

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Boyce, Isaac to Sutherland
1917 August 28
Requests assistance in getting his son released from Army. Has no other support.

Sutherland to Isaac Boyce
1917 August 30
Son must demonstrate to commanding officer he is his father's sole support.

[Boyce, Isaac]
Boyce, Havana to Sutherland
1917 October 11
Requests assistance in getting her brother released. Discusses her father's need for constant care.

[Boyce, Isaac]
Sutherland to Havanna Boyce
1917 October 11
Has already informed her father of necessary procedure for obtaining son's release.

Boyd, Edgar E. to Sutherland
1917 July 17
Requests support for Hollis and Myers amendments to War Revenue measure, providing for tax deductible donations and bequests.

Sutherland to Edgar E. Boyd
1917 July 18
Will support the amendments.

Boyd, Edgar E. to Sutherland
1918 January 24
Urges Senate investigation of Camp Lee censor for refusing to publish names of eight negros assigned to Battalions in France.

Sutherland to Edgar E. Boyd
1918 January 26
Suggests men will inform their families of their location when able.

Boylen, Mrs. A. to Sutherland
1917 April 3
Requests assistance in locating her son, Edward D. Boylen.

Sutherland to Mrs. A. Boylen
1917 April 3
Will attempt to locate her son.

[Boylen, Mrs. A.]
Sutherland to Commanding Officer, Co. E. 23rd Inf.
1917 April 3
Requests information about Edward Boylen's location.

[Boylen, Mrs. A. ]
Sutherland to Comm. Off., Co. E, 23rd. Inf.
1917 September 24
Has not received reply to his query of April 3.

Sutherland to Mrs. A. Boylen
1917 November 28
Encloses letter from Commander, Co. E.

Boylen, Mrs. A. to Sutherland
1917 December 3
Expresses thanks for his assistance. Has heard from her son frequently.

Sutherland to Mrs. A. Boylen
1917 December 5
Pleased she has heard from her son.

Boyles, Charles W. to Sutherland
1915 March 26
Much popular support for Sutherland. Urges him to run for governor or U.S. Senate.

Sutherland to Charles W. Boyles
1915 March 29
Appreciates his support.

Boyles, Charles W. to Sutherland
1915 April 10
Inquires date and time of Sutherland's Wheeling speech. (Invites him to stop in Moundsville.)

Sutherland to Charles W. Boyles
1915 June 12
Gives dates of Wheeling speeches. Will try to stop In Moundsville. Business may cause delay of Wheeling trip.

Boyles, Charles W. to Sutherland
1917 November 25
Still in Moundsville, now working for Ben Franklin Coal Co.

Sutherland to Charles W. Boyles
1917 November 27
Acknowledges receipt of letter.

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Sutherland to H. N. Bradley
1912 May 24
Acknowledges letter of 17th. Expresses thanks for list.

Bradley, H. N. to Sutherland
1915 June 22
Urges him to run for U. S. Senate.

Sutherland to H. N. Bradley
1915 June 26
Newspaper have incorrectly announced his candidacy. Wishes to determine public sentiment first.

Bradley, H. N. to Sutherland
1916 February 11
Expresses thanks for Congressional Record. Pledges his support should Sutherland run for Senate.

Sutherland to H. N. Bradley
1916 February 14
Expresses thanks for support. Requests an assessment of public opinion in Eastern Panhandle.

Bradley, J. G. to Sutherland
1912 October 26
Elk River Coal and Lumber Co. Must be apolitical, but all Republicans will support him.

Sutherland to J. G. Bradley
1912 November 15
Expresses thanks for support.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1913 February 19
Discusses possible division of Empire Coal property. Railroad is constructed but not yet operating.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1913 April 24
Request news of any developments.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1913 July 21
No construction until Colonel Schoonmaker returns. Unable to hire Sutherland's son, Richard. Widespread sentiment against Hatfield's appointees.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1914 July 18
Gives Richard's Elkins address should any work become available. Sutherland to return to Washington.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1914 July 20
May have work for Richard by August 1.

Brady, Samuel D. to Richard K. Sutherland
1914 July 21
Man needed Immediately. Requests he report of Fairmont office. [copy sent to Sutherland]

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1914 July 30
Expresses appreciation for hiring Richard.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1914 August 1
Has been pleased with Richard's work in past. Has given Richard a room in his home.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1914 August 5
Expresses appreciation for kindness to Richard.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1914 September 30
Returns letter for Richard, who has left. His work was satisfactory.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1914 October 1
Richard stopped in Washington on his way to college.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1914 December 14
Will bring Meggs [sic] County Coal Field papers to Washington, but meeting must be after the holidays.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1914 December 15
Agrees to meeting in early January. Asks his opinion of property.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1915 January 8
Can be in Washington on the 12th but must answer Public Service Commission subpoena on the 20th. Would like to combine trips.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1915 January 9
Meeting on January 20th is satisfactory.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1915 January 26
Inquires when he will be in Washington.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1915 January 29
Hasn't received subpoena from Interstate Commerce Commission yet. If not received soon, will set a meeting date.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1915 February 18
Has been subpoenaed by ICC. Will be in Washington Friday and arrange meeting. [telegram]

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1915 February 25
Encloses copy of letter to J. Mentor Caldwell about Meigs County Coal. Inquires whether he should return papers relating to same.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1915 March 2
Caldwell wants to pursue Meigs proposition with another party. Requests return of papers.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1915 March 4
Returning papers under separate cover. Inquires why original promoters failed to sell Meigs property.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1915 March 6
Original Meigs County Coal development failed for lack of rail transport.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1915 March 10
Acknowledges letter of March 6. No word from Caldwell.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1915 April 29
Inquires whether he has summer work for Richard. Inquires about engineer Richard worked under two years ago.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1915 May 18
Inquires about price of Braxton County timber tract. May be able to sell some to Cooperage Co.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1915 May 19
Will inquire about status of Braxton Co. property. Work being delayed by Pennsylvania Public Service Commission. No construction work planned for summer.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1915 October 15
Invites him to stay with the Bradys should Sutherland attend the Board of Trade meeting in Fairmont.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1916 June 27
Requests donation to First Presbyterian Church of Fairmont.

Sutherland to Samuel D. Brady
1916 June 29
Sutherland' secretary indicates Sutherland will be out of town until after church campaign ends.

Brady, Samuel D. to Sutherland
1916 July 1
Has been out of town. Apologizes for letter of June 27 which church members wrote and signed in his absence without his permission.

Brady, Thomas to Sutherland
1915 October 20
Inquires whether he wishes to be promoted for public speaking engagements by Amusement Enterprises.

Sutherland to Thomas Brady
1915 October 21
Would have no objection to being listed, provided engagements meet his approval. Inquires about standard terms.

Sutherland to Thomas G. Brady
1915 June 26
No money available for development of Brady's paper container project. Will contact Talbott and Dye of Commercial Club.

[Brady, Thomas G.]
Sutherland to W. A. Sterrett
1917 July 19
Enclosures material from Brady re fire resistant paint developed by Brady Engineering.

Sutherland to Thomas G. Brady
1917 July 19
Has transmitted paint materials to Sterrett who is responsible for new army cantonments.

Sutherland to Thomas G. Brady
1917 July 25
Encloses letter from Sterrett who has referred paint material to Cantonment Division, Quartermaster Corps. [copy follows]

Brady, Thomas G. to Sutherland
1917 July 26
Emphasizes need for steel dwellings and fire resistant paint in cantonments.

Sutherland to Thomas G. Brady
1917 July 26
Acknowledges receipt of letter.

Brannen, J. Frank to Sutherland
1917 September 27
Requests assistance in designating Benwood as second place of entrainment for departing Marshall County soldiers.

Sutherland to J. Frank Brannen
1917 September 28
Suggests he request assistance from Governor Cornwell. [telegram]

Brannen, J. Frank to Sutherland
1917 September 29
Governor's office cannot modify entrainment schedule but has applied for authority to do so. [telegram]

Brant, Effie to Sutherland
1914 April 2
Requests her nephew, H. C. Bryant, be appointed Supt. of Buffalo Park, Montana.

Sutherland to Effie Brant
1914 April 13
Encloses letter from John M. Evans, re Bryant.

Bratton, W. A. to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Congratulations on election.

Sutherland to W. A. Bratton
1912 November 9
Expresses thanks for good wishes.

Bratton, W. A. to Sutherland
1916 February 17
Urges him to run for U. S. Senate. Criticizes White and Hite as unsuitable.

Sutherland to W. A. Bratton
1916 February 19
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges Bratton's letter of February 17.

Sutherland to Braxton Co. Sheriff
1915 April 27
Inquires whether he is delinquent on taxes for property in Gassaway and Burnsville.

Sutherland to C. D. Bray
1915 February 12
Will discuss disposal of Shennick house with Mrs. Sutherland.

Bray, C. D. to Sutherland
1917 August 12
Inquires about federal positions for accountants.

[Bray, C. D.]
Sutherland to Civil Service Commission
1917 August 14
Requests application and information re accounting exam.

Sutherland to C. D. Bray
1917 August 14
Has requested Civil Service Commission send Bray application and information.

Sutherland to C. D. Bray
1917 August 25
Encloses letter from J. A. McIlhenny, who has forwarded material to Bray. [copy follows]

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Breen, James W. to Sutherland
1917 August 2
Urges him to support federal appropriations for extension of C & O Canal to Pittsburgh. [typescript copy follows]

Sutherland to James W. Breen
1917 August 9
Congress will not consider extending the canal at present as it is not a war measure.

[Brennan, J. A. Drilling Co.]
Sturges, T. B. to Sutherland
1913 July 22
Offers coal prospecting services.

Brennan, P. J. to Sutherland [
1912] November 6
Congratulations on election. [telegram]

Sutherland to P. J. Brennan
1912 November 7
Expresses thanks for congratulations.

Sutherland to J. E. Brenwald
1912 November 16
Suggests he contact J. C. Canfield or John Trembly to make farm exchange, as Sutherland handles only coal and timber lands.

Sutherland to Albert Breternitz
1912 May 23
Hopes he will campaign for Sutherland in Clarksburg.

Sutherland to Thomas I. Brett
1913 January 10
Gives date and time of meeting, Good Roads Committe, Board of Trade.

Brett, Thomas I. to Sutherland
1913 January 11
Will try to attend meeting.

Sutherland to Thomas I. Brett
1913 January 15
Pleased he will attend meeting.

Brett, Thomas I. to Sutherland
1913 January 28
Requests he send Mr. Gray a copy of "Good Roads Bill."

Brewer, W. W. to Sutherland
1910 November 9
Unable to get voter support for King or Harding.

Sutherland to W. W. Brewer
1910 November 10
King's defeat appears disastrous but may end party in-fighting.

Brewer, W. W. to Sutherland
1912 April 13
Acknowledges appointment to Roosevelt election committee. Much popular support for T. R.

Sutherland to W. W. Brewer
1912 April 15
Inquires whether delegation will come from Weaver.

Brewer, W. W. to Sutherland
1912 April 19
Must relinquish some convention responsibilities to help a friend's campaign.

Brewer, W. W. to Sutherland
1912 November 8
Congratulations on election.

Sutherland to W. W. Brewer
1912 November 9
Expresses thanks for congratulations.

Brewer, W. W. to Sutherland
1915 December 25
Urges him to stay out of senatorial race.

Sutherland to W. W. Brewer
1916 January 7
Will not enter race unless victory is assured.

Brewster, James H. to Sutherland
1916 June 22
Sheriff Farr removed from office by Colorado Supreme Court.

Sutherland to James H. Brewster
1916 July 3
Farr deserved removal. Sutherland has been named as Republican candidate for U. S. Senate.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
[1912 December 23]
Discusses estate sale of timber property.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1912 December 24
Inquires about possibility of business with W ilhelm Lumber Co.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1912 December 28
Waiting to hear from Baltimore Lumber Co. Doesn't think they have any money.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 January 2
Still hopes for deal with Wilhelm Lumber Co. Wishes to settle Robert Bridges estate.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 January 9
Discusses proposition made to Bridges heirs to form company with other investors to sell timber. He opposes it, requests Sutherland's opinion.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 January 28
Encloses letter from H. B. Snider re Bridges timber.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 February 3
Returns Snider letter.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 February 19
May purchase interest of other heirs and form own timber company. Would be unable to pay commission in that case.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 February 24
Urges him to buy property only for resale.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 February 26
Will not operate timber business without expert assistance. Coal property would be sold.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 February 27
Advises against operating the property as ground is too steep.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 March 6
Hopes to have heirs sign agreement on property disposal.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 March 10
Agent in Pennsylvania has prospective buyer for timber. Discusses terms and profit-sharing.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 March 11
Urges him to come to Baltimore to discuss Pennsylvania agent's proposition.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 March 12
Prospective buyers should be allowed to examine timber property immediately. Will not proceed until he hears from Bridges. Doesn't expect to be in Washington until April.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 March 14
Heirs have not signed sale agreement, Alexander Brown will not proceed with purchase without agreement. Sutherland's clients may examine property.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 March 15
Has informed his clients they may examine property. Urges him to sell the timber.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 March 17
Sutherland need not come to Baltimore until he is in Washington. Has not received agreement from heirs.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 March 18
Hopes to see him after Sutherland goes to Washington.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 March 20
Can always reach him through his office.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 March 20
Clients wish to examine property April 1. Requests someone knowledgeable to show property.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 March 24
Direct clients to Frank Breathed of Petersburg who will arrange for guide.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 March 25
Has informed clients to see Frank Breathed.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 March 26
Urges him to make advance arrangements with Breathed.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 March 27
Should inform guide not to discuss actual price of property.

Sutherland to Henry P, Bridges
1913 March 29
Has told his agent to advise clients to offer substantial sum for property, but not to expect lengthy option.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 April 5
Would not grant three month option unless clients agree to purchase after examination.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 April 25
Requests reports on and blueprints of Breathed property for Governor Glasscock, who has prospective buyers. Other clients currently examining property.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 April 30
Again requests reports and blueprints. Has not heard from other clients.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 May 6
Fire on farm detained him. Property has already been rejected by Babcock Lumber Co., Glasscock's client.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 June 12
Breathed property criticized by agent after examination; no right of way exists to river. Inquires about Bridge's negotiations.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 June 13
Aware that property looks bad because of farms scattered throughout, but thinks right of way could be obtained. All heirs have signed sale agreement.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 June 17
Thinks property will produce railroad ties and bark rather than timber.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 June 18
Will keep him informed. Expects to examine property.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 September 1
Inquires about status of Breathed property.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 September 5
No progress on Breathed property.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 October 19
Inquires about Breathed property. Urges careful, expert examination; thinks earlier reports too optimistic.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 October 20
Does not think early reports excessive. May purchase property himself.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 October 21
Inquires whether he still wishes to dispose of Breathed property.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1913 October 22
Will have to raise $30,000 to purchase Breathed property and pay balance in fifteen months.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1913 October 25
Would hesitate to buy Breathed property without expert examination.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1914 January 28
Inquires about status and price of Breathed property.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1914 January 29
Negotiation pending for purchase of Breathed property.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1915 May 10
Has clients who want to exchange Pittsburgh real estate for Breathed timber.

Bridges, Henry P. to Sutherland
1915 May 13
Heirs will not agree to exchange.

Sutherland to Henry P. Bridges
1915 May 25
Will try to see him while in Baltimore.

Sutherland to Geroge W. Briggs
1913 February 24
Expresses thanks for preparation of article, but does not wish to publish it at present.

Brightwell, H. P. to Sutherland
1912 November 6
Congratulations on election. [telegram]

Sutherland to H. P. Brightwell
1912 November 7
Expresses thanks for congratulations.

Brightwell, H. P. to Sutherland
1912 November 26
Apologizes for leaving his name off Governor's list of delegates to Rivers and Harbors Congress.

Sutherland to H. P. Brightwell
1912 November 29
Understood how mistake could be made. Will attend congress next week if possible.

Sutherland to H. P. Brightwell
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Has made table of official figures for congressman-at-large. Received corrected figures from Raleigh and Braxton counties. Desires totals for other candidates.

Britton, A. L. to Sutherland
1917 October 1
Inquires whether wheat may be sold for more than federal price.

Sutherland to A. L. Britton
1917 October 3
Wheat may be sold at any price obtainable, federal price is only a minimum.

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Broadbent, James F. to Sutherland
[1917 August ]
Requests assistance in obtaining army contracts for Broadbent portable laundry equipment.

Sutherland to James F. Broadbent
1917 August 28
Acknowledges letter.

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Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1912 November 3
Campaigned for Sutherland In McDowell Co. Has support of Cabell prohibitionists.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1912 November 7
Expresses thanks for support.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1912 November 15
Belated congratulations on election.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 February 24
Encloses waiver of notice. Unable to attend meeting.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1913 April 8
Encloses proceedings of stockholders' and directors' meetings of Troublesome Creek Oil Col, stock certificates equal to 1/10 interest. Discusses drilling activities In eastern KY by W. W. Tarbell, Ohio Fuel Co. Names officers and directors of Co.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 April 10
Encloses certificate of incorporation, stock receipts. Requests he be kept informed of events in KY.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 April 26
Notes activity near their KY property.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1913 June 3
Received telegram too late to prevent protest of Sutherland note by Davis Trust Co. Troublesome Creek Co. may sell 30,000 acres of oil and gas leases in eastern Kentucky.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 June 5
Had sent renewal for note prior to due date. Interested in Kentucky deal.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1913 June 16
Encloses resolutions of Troublesome Creek Co.'s Board of Directors for payment of state taxes and recording fees, sale of additional stock.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1913 July 7
Discusses oil drilling near Kentucky property. Co. will hold gas leases pending development of gas pipe line co. in Louisville.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 July 19
Encloses stock subscription.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1913 August 14
Encloses stock. Tarbell people expect to reach the Trenton sand at 3500 feet. Ohio Fuel has brought in well near Cannel City, which property is similar to theirs.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 August 27
Acknowledges Kentucky oil and gas activity. Requests continued reports.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1913 September 16
Discussed KY holdings with Mr. Horing, State Geologist, who thinks they have "good oil and gas territory." Columbia Gas and Electric, possible Standard Oil subsidiary, has finished 18 less-than-satisfactory wells on Guyan River; KY pipeline looks dubious. Outlines plan for turning their holdings over to development Co.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 September 18
Favors proposed plan for development Co. Requests he renew note.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1913 November 10
Troublesome Creek Co. selling 50 shares of stock to pay lease rentals. Development Co. still in planning stages.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 November 12
Doesn't want to invest further in Troublesome Creek Co. stock.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1913 November 19
Regrets Sutherland wishes to withdraw from Co.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 November 21
Will sell stock at cost plus interest. Will deposit stock once purchaser is found.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1913 December 12
Lonesome Pine Oil Co. to merge with Troublesome Creek and third co. for development purposes. Has two or three parties interested in Sutherland's stock.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 December 13
Declines appointment as statutory attorney for Troublesome Creek Co.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1913 December 13
Inquires on what basis stock exchange is to be made.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1914 January 5
Inquires whether he will accept 4 months' note from Brode & John Valentine for his Troublesome Creek shares.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1914 January 6
Prefers to exchange stock for cash.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1914 February 9
Requests geological wall map for Lexington office. Ohio Fuel Co. has raised rental fee to $l/yr.; Lonesome Pine Oil Co. pays $.10/yr. Has not disposed of Sutherland's stock as he wants Sutherland to remain in the company.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1914 February 10
Secretary has forwarded letter of February 9 to Sutherland in Colorado. Will have geological survey send desired map.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1914 June 3
Encloses cancelled stock certificates of Troublesome Creek Oil Co. to be exchanged for 20 shares of Lonesome Pine Oil Co. Unable to purchase additional shares.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1914 June 5
Requests $25 due from last stock appointment of Troublesome Creek Co. which Brode had paid.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1914 June 8
Concerned that Troublesome Creek Oil Co. was divested of assets without consent of stockholders. Denies $25 debt and advises him to deduct it from Sutherland's stock. Still wishes to sell stock.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1915 January 11
Gives date/time of Lonesome Pine Oil Co. stockholders' meeting. Requests proxy if he cannot attend.

Sutherland to Brode, A. B.
1915 January 18
Encloses proxy. Requests report on meeting.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1915 February 9
Stockholders resolved to sell all leases for at least $.50/acre; grant four month purchase option to Henry Harlow.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1915 February 11
Hopes stockholders can recover their investment from the gas leases.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1916 February 5
Expresses thanks for maps. Lonesome Pine Co. is drilling test well near Wagland, Ky; Columbia Gas & Electric drilling nearby. Urges him to join test well proposition, encloses certificate of working interest. [copies follow]

Sutherland to A. B. Brook
1916 February 7
Unable to invest in test well at present. His oil and gas investments to date have not been productive.

Brode, A. B. to Sutherland
1916 February 8
Hopes he will take at least 1/32 interest in the test well.

Sutherland to A. B. Brode
1916 February 10
Will give whatever assistance possible. Has not been able to see Langley.

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Broh, Harry L. to Sutherland
1915 February 15
Letter of Introduction for his brother, Daniel Broh.

Sutherland to Harry L. Broh
1915 February 18
Will assist Daniel if possible. Has clients interested in West Virginia, Virginia, and Kentucky coal properties. Inquires whether Broh has any suitable properties.

Sutherland to Harry L. Broh
1915 February 23
Gives complete description of properties desired by clients. Appreciates political support.

Broh, Harry L. to Sutherland
1915 March 2
Has four operating coal mines for sale, but none for lease. Still making inquires about other properties.

Sutherland to Harry L. Broh
1915 March 3
Will suggest clients take entire output of mine at agreed upon price per ton.

Sutherland to Harry L. Broh
1915 March 4
Notes proposition in letter of March 3 but inquires about commission on same if sale is made.

Broh, Harry L. to Sutherland
1915 March 6
Owners will allow 5% commission on price of $65/acre. Any profit will be split equally with Sutherland.

Sutherland to Harry L. Broh
1915 March 9
Will try to interest clients in the party, though they may think price is too high.

Broh, Harry L. to Sutherland
1915 September 20
Has inquiry from stone manufacturer about acquiring a white oak property. Another client also desires oak property. Inquires about political situation in Elkins.

Sutherland to Harry L. Broh
1915 September 25
Describes white oak property available in Kentucky. Will not enter race for U. S. Senate unless there is clear chance of victory.

Broh, Harry L. to Sutherland
1915 September 29
Timber property Sutherland described not suitable as too far from railroad. Hatfield is very unpopular; White lacks sufficient support Sutherland's nomination would hinge on "Mann and Elkins Forces."

Sutherland to Harry L. Broh
1915 October 1
Coal interests might assist in building spur track to timber. Public sentiment turning against White as nominee. Sutherland's support seems solid throughout the State. White and Hatfield want him to stay out of race.

Brohard, Thomas W. to Sutherland
1912 December 6
Congratulations on election. Interested in M. S. Hodges for Clerk of the House, but must investigate other applicants.

Sutherland to Thomas W. Brohard
1912 December 13
Supports Hodges' claim for Clerkship because of his experience as clerk to various committees and secretary to Senate President.

Broman, Marguerite M. to Sutherland
February 8
Apologizes for requesting sick leave, as she did not know temporary employees did not receive it. Is studying for Civil Service Exam.

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Brooks, Arthur to Sutherland
1917 September 8
Criticizes the selective draft for taking productive men while granting exemptions to those unable to provide for themselves and their families.

Sutherland to Arthur Brooks
1917 September 12
Acknowledges receipt of letter.

Brooks, E. W. to Sutherland
1911 February 1
Urged appointment of Commissioner of Agriculture and more liberal funding for Board of Agriculture.

Sutherland to E. W. Brooks
1911 February 4
Strong support among farmers for appointment of an Agriculture Commissioner.

Brooks, Edgar C. to Sutherland
1914 January 9
Proposed $5 raise for first and second grade teachers is insufficient. Good teachers soon leave for better-paying fields. Urges him to support larger salary increases.

Brooks, Fred E. to Sutherland
1915 June 24
Invites him to speak on Independence Day at French Creek.

Sutherland to Fred E. Brooks
1915 June 26
Has already been invited to speak at Queens on July 3 and must speak at Elkins lodge on July 4. Will inquire about Queens celebration and advise him of the possibilities.

Sutherland to Fred E. Brooks
1915 July 1
Queens celebration still scheduled and must speak there. Expresses regrets that he cannot come to French Creek.

Brooks, S. J. to Sutherland
1918 January 18
Requests his opinion on various pension increase bills before the Senate. Disapproves of Susan B. Anthony Bill.

Sutherland to S. J. Brooks
1918 January 26
Will review bills relating to pension increase. Favors aid to old soldiers. Suffrage amendment still under his consideration.

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Brown, Eugene to Sutherland
1911 January 16
Urges him to stand pat. [telegram]

Sutherland to Eugene Brown
1911 February 4
Fight in legislature successfully terminated, remaining business moving quickly.

Brown, Eugene to Sutherland
1915 October 21
Strongly criticizes politicians working only for personal gain. Urges him to run for U. S. Senate.

Sutherland to Eugene Brown
1915 October 22
Few Progressive Republicans support White or Hatfield. White has no supporters anywhere and Hatfield has as many enemies as supporters. Will delay making decision until public sentiment is clear.

Brown, Eva D. to Sutherland
1917 September 30
Requests her son, Orvil, be released from military service as he is her sole support. [copy of original]

Sutherland to Eva D. Brown
1917 October 2
Her son must make application to his commander for discharge and demonstrate he is his mother's sole support.

Brown, Eva D. to Sutherland
1917 October 4
Is sending his reply to her son. Requests Sutherland send her first letter to Orvil's commander.

Sutherland to Eva D. Brown
1917 October 6
Returns her first letter as he does not have commander's name or address. Suggests she forward letter to her son.

Sutherland to Floyd J. Brown
1917 July 23
Congratulations on appointment as postmaster.

Brown, Frank L. to Sutherland
1911 February 15
Urges him to support bill to fund transportation of state commissioners who travel to San Francisco to examine site for Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915.

Sutherland to H. V. Brown
1915 November 24
Unable to wait for him in Clarksburg. Hopes Brown and friends were able to examine T. B. Davis Mine property.

Sutherland to H. V. Brown
1915 November 26
T. B. Davis Mine sale concluded November 25 as he had no word from Brown. [telegram]

Sutherland to H. V. Brown
1915 November 26
Lack of any communication from Brown caused him to think Brown was not seriously interested in Davis Mine. Property sold to Clarence D. Robinson of Fairmont.

Brown, H. V. to Sutherland
1915 November 27
Regrets Davis mine was sold. Wishes to contact purchases to see if he can obtain some of the mine's output.

Sutherland to H. V. Brown
1915 November 29
Davis Mine sold to Clarence D. Robinson, Fairmont. Inquires whether he is interested in property larger than Davis Mine.

Brown, H. V. to Sutherland
1916 February 2
Not adequately protected during Davis Mine examination; Sutherland therefore liable for a portion of examination costs incurred. Sutherland's reasons for concluding sale are insufficient as Brown made every effort to communicate with him.

Sutherland to H. V. Brown
1916 February 17
Brown had adequate time to reach him. Not liable for any expenses.

Brown, Homer C. to Sutherland
1917 July 14
Urges support for HR 4897 which would give Army Dental Corps equal status with Medical Corps.

Sutherland to Homer [sic] C. Brown
1917 July 16
Will give Bill careful consideration.

Sutherland to James T. Brown
1912 August 2
Encloses check to cover Beta Theta Pi dues. Discusses nomination for Congressman-at-large.

Sutherland to James T. Brown
1912 December 13
Elected Congressman-at-large by largest majority of any candidate in
1912.

Brown, James T. to Sutherland
1912 December 16
Congratulations on election. Requests recent photograph and more biographical information.

Sutherland to James T. Brown
1912 December 18
Photograph sent under separate cover. Biographical sketch to follow.

Sutherland to James T. Brown
1913 January 3
Encloses preprinted biography.

Brown, James T. to Sutherland
1913 August 1
Requests payment on account.

Brown, James T. to Sutherland
1913 August 11
Finds no record of payment for year 1912-13.

Brown, James T. to Sutherland
1914 November 12
Requests payment for Book, Betas of Achievement, shipped in September. Encloses form letter sent with Book. [copy of letter to Dayton follows]

Sutherland to James T. Brown
1914 November 17
Unaware Book had been received. Encloses payment.

Brown, James W. to Sutherland
1917 November 10
Urges him to support Smith Resolution, which would provide for government control of newsprint industry.

Sutherland to James W. Brown
1917 November 13
Will give matter careful consideration.

Brown, John F. to Sutherland
1917 August 2
Requests recommendation for Referee of Bankruptcy position in eastern WV.

Sutherland to John F. Brown
1917 August 4
Will write letter of support to Judge Dayton immediately. [copy follows]

Brown, M. M. to Sutherland
1911 February 7
Urges him not to compromise his Bill for Elkins with "Special Interest Bill" passed by House.

Sutherland to M. M. Brown
1911 February 13
Senate Bill, with some amendments, has been offered in place of House Bill to which many in Elkins object.

Sutherland to M. M. Brown
1911 December 1
Requests he recommend someone for postmaster in Montes, following resignation of his brother.

Brown, M. M. to Sutherland
1911 December 7
Notes that Isaac Helmick is operating a store one quarter mile beyond the railroad station. Suggests Sutherland ask Helmick if he would be Postmaster. Few people left in Montes.

Sutherland to M. M. Brown
1911 December 13
Requests he inquire of Helmick if he wishes to be Postmaster. If not, will recommend office be discontinued. [carbon follows]

Sutherland to George M. Sutton
1917 November 2
Encloses letter of M. M. & D. D. Brown who request Post Office Dept. investigate recent chain letters soliciting money. [copy follows]

Sutherland to M. M. &D. D. Brown
1917 November 2
Have referred letter to Post Office Dept. for investigation.

Sutherland to M. M. &D. D. Brown
1917 November 7
Encloses letter from Postal Chief, who notes Wolfe's chain letter has been determined a fraud and Wolfe is returning all money. [copy follows]

Brown, M. M. & D. D. to Sutherland
1917 November 9
Acknowledges letter of November 7. Have notified parties who sent the chain letter to them.

Brown, M. M. to Sutherland
1918 January 5
Suggests war effort requires eight- hour day be lengthened to ten-hour day as work force shrinks.

Sutherland to M. M. Brown
1918 January 11
Will give this matter close attention in Congress.

Sutherland to R. A. Brown
1912 October 22
Expresses thanks for support.

Brown, T. A. to Sutherland
1914 December 3
Discusses redistricting of state. Recommends five Republican districts, one Democratic. Requests Sutherland's opinion on redistricting. Also requests copy of vote distribution in last election.

Sutherland to T. A. Brown
1914 December 19
Favors formation of six Republican districts. Encloses copy of vote for congressman-at-large.

Sutherland to T. A. Brown
1916 February 18
Secretary acknowledges receipt or Brown's letter of February 17 in Sutherland's absence.

Brown, T. A. to Sutherland
1917 October 1
Urges LaFollette and his sympathizers who "stand for the Barbarian Hun" be removed from the Senate.

Sutherland to T. A. Brown
1917 October 3
Has received other letters condemning LaFollette. Has not seen evidence against him yet, but will give matters his attention.

Brown, T. A. to Sutherland
1917 October 10
Only wanted him to know his friends supported him on LaFollette matter. Has heard no one's name mentioned for 1918 Senate Race.

Sutherland to T. A. Brown
1917 October 11
Appreciates his support in LaFollette matter.

Brown, W. D. to Sutherland
1915 September 1
Urges him to enter U. S. Senate Race.

Sutherland to W. D. Brown
1915 September 4
Still assessing political situation.

Brown, W. D. to Sutherland
1915 September 17
Thinks Sutherland would carry Ohio Co. easily. Hatfield followers stated Hatfield would withdraw if Sutherland entered race.

Sutherland to W.D. Brown
1915 September 27
Ask that he continue enquires on Sutherland's behalf. Receiving favorable information from all parts of the state.

Brown, W. D. to Sutherland
1915 October 12
Widespread support for Sutherland in the Northern Panhandle. Must be careful In his enquires as his job depends on Hatfield's favor.

Sutherland to W. D. Brown
1915 October 18
Expresses thanks for information. Is still examining political situation.

Sutherland to W. McCullough Brown
1911 February 11
Will check to see if Bill relating to enquiry was passed in last session.

Brown, W. W. to Sutherland
1913 February 6
Gives rates for rooms and suites at the Dewey Hotel, Washington.

Sutherland to W. W. Brown
1913 February 7
May stop by to examine rooms next time he is in Washington.

Brown, William to Sutherland
1918 January 29
Inquires whether U. S. government will handle claims of Americans to European estates.

Sutherland to William Brown
1918 February 6
Requests full statement of facts relating to his enquiry.

Sutherland to William G. Brown
1912 September 3
Expresses sympathy at death of his wife.

Brown, William G. to Sutherland
n.d.
Form letter and questionnaire requesting Sutherland's views on popular issues.

[Brown Bros.]
Dempsey, Charles to Sutherland
1916 December 22
Requests recent photograph for publication.

Sutherland to Brown Bros.
1916 December 23
Sending photograph under separate cover.

Browne Bros. to Sutherland
1915 November 29
New suit will be sent to Washington care of Metropolitan Club on Thursday. Requests he stop when next in Wheeling so they may see the suit on him.

Sutherland to Browne Bros.
1915 December 10
Pleased with suit.

Sutherland to Browne Bros.
1916 October 3
Will stop in Wheeling on Monday for fitting.

Browne Bros. to Sutherland
1916 October 5
Acknowledge fitting date. Express thanks for second order.

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Sutherland to G. T. Bruce
1912 May 24
Appreciates his support.

Bruce, Stewart E. to Sutherland
1918 January 12
Encloses plan to end the war.

Brudewold, Charles N. L. to Sutherland
1913 September 10
N. B. Naylor, Sec'ty Wheeling Board of Trade, suggests he inquire if Sutherland is aware of any power plants for sale. Has client who wishes to purchase one or more plants that would be successful with capital and good management.

Sutherland to Charles N. L. Brudewold
1913 September 30
Unaware of any power plants for sale. Inquires how much parties are willing to invest.

Brudewold, Charles N. L. to Sutherland
1913 October 2
Would appreciate any attempts to find power plant for sale. Interested party can invest several million dollars.

Sutherland to Charles N. L. Brudewold
1913 October 6
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges receipt of letter of October 2 in Sutherland's absence.

Sutherland to Charles N. L. Brudewold
1913 October 14
Requests references as to Brudewold's brokerage abilities.

Brudewold, Charles N. L. to Sutherland
1913 October 17
Describes current investment projects. Can provide references when railroad deal is complete.

Sutherland to Charles N. L. Brudewold
1913 October 22
Requests references when railroad deal is closed. Has no power plant properties at present but will keep him in mind.

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Bryan, H. S. to Sutherland
1918 February 3
Requests he oppose H.R. 8172 and S. 3385. [telegram]

Sutherland to H. S. Bryan
1918 February 4
Will give matter his consideration.

Sutherland to L. B. Brydon
1915 September 16
In charge of sale of T. B. Davis Mine. Offers to discuss terms and go over property with him.

Brydon, L. B. to Sutherland
1915 September 17
Not in the market for mine at present.

Sutherland to L. B. Brydon
1915 September 18
Regrets he is unable to purchase Davis Mine. Offers to split commission if Brydon finds a buyer.

Buck, G. V. to Sutherland
1912 December 31
Requests he sit for photographs to be distributed through syndicated news service.

Sutherland to G. V. Buck
1913 January 4
Will stop by for sitting when in Washington.

Sutherland to G. F. [sic] Buck
1913 June 10
Expresses thanks for photograph. Will order copies of it, as well as of those of Mrs. Sutherland.

[Buckey, M. E.]
Buckey, P. B. & G. W. to Sutherland
1911 April 19
Request he assist in settling their mother's claim. Offer to grant him power of attorney.

[Buckey, M. E.]
Sutherland to T. B. [sic] & G. N. Buckey
1911 April 22
Will look into matter of adjusting their mother's claim.

Sutherland to M. E. Buckley
1916 January 10
Will pay account immediately, in exchange for list of banks to which collector Shea sent libelous letters about Sutherland.

Buehler, B. H. to Sutherland
1914 February 14
Inquires whether he is interested in 1800 acres of coal and timber land in McCreary Co., KY.

Sutherland to B. H. Buehler
1914 February 16
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges letter of February 14. Sutherland in Colorado. [two copies]

Buehler, B. H. to Sutherland
1914 February 19
Describes KY coal and timber land he wishes to sell.

Sutherland to B. H. Buehler
1914 February 21
Secretary acknowledges letter of February 19 as Sutherland is still in Colorado.

Sutherland to A. [sic] H. Buehler
1914 March 14
Requests map showing location of Wiseman Tract, accurate cross sections of coal seams. Little demands for coal at present. Suggests he lower his price.

Sutherland to B. H. Buehler
1914 July 29
Will take up Wiseman land. Inquires about Steams property, Has little time to handle property, particularly when there is no demand for coal.

Buehler, B. H. to Sutherland
1914 August 1
Steams timber still available. Hopes Sutherland can find a buyer, as it is last large tract left in the area.

Sutherland to G. E. Bullock
1910 May 20
Urges him to support N. B. Scott for U. S. Senate. Scott has always supported timber interests.

Sutherland to G. E. Bullock
1910 November 4
Requests he send all employees to polls on Election Day. Hopes to re-elect Sturgiss so next legislature will be Republican and Scott will be sent to Senate.

Bullock, William to Sutherland
1910 May 23
Will support N. B. Scott for U. S. Senate.

Sutherland to William Bullock
1910 May 24
Inquires whether his plant is located in Tucker or Randolph Co. Scott received majority vote at recent Tucker primary. Randolph Co. primary to be held June 9.

Bumgardner, Homer S. to Sutherland
[1917 September 24]
Requests recommendation for his Brother, W. Goff Bumgardner, who desires commission to Fort Benjamin Harrison Officers' Training School.

Sutherland to Homer S. Bumgardner
1917 September 26
Present training camp is full and plans for third camp are uncomplete. Requests Goff contact Sutherland when these plans are final. Will inform Goff of situation by letter. [copy follows]

Burchinal, I. G. to Sutherland
1917 August 10
Requests copy of "Food Control" Bill. Inquires when it will be effective, if coal prices will be reduced. Supports prohibition.

Sutherland to I. G. Burchinal
1917 August 14
Encloses copies of Food Control and Food Survey Acts. Coal prices not to be fixed at present. Has always voted dry.

Burchinal, John W. to Sutherland
1912 October 11
Urges him to place campaign ads in Wheeling Saturday Review.

Sutherland to John W. Burchinal
1912 October 15
Has been working for entire ticket rather than personal campaign.

Burdett, Nat C. to Sutherland
1917 December 27
Requests Colonial Fuel Co. be put on malling list of Official Bulletin.

Sutherland to Nat C. Burdett
1917 December 29
Gives subscription rate for Official Bulletin.

Burgess, Gelett to Sutherland
1917 November 27
Criticizes increased postage rate for periodicals passed with War Tax Bill. Urges him to support its repeal.

Sutherland to Gelett Burgess
1917 November 30
Will give matter his attention.

Sutherland to W. H. Burgess
1912 May 24
Expresses thanks for his support.

Burleigh, Frank to Sutherland
1913 November 19
Congratulations on election. Discusses their high school classmates.

Sutherland to Frank Burleigh
1913 November 21
Describes his life since leaving high school in 1882.

Sutherland to J. D. Burley
1912 May 24
Expresses thanks for support.

Burley, J. D. to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Congratulations on election.

Sutherland to J. D. Burley
1912 November
Expresses thanks for congratulations.

Sutherland to J. D. Burley
1913 January 4
Extends good wishes for new year. Will take no part in "Senatorial Scrap."

Burley, J. D. to Sutherland
1915 October 4
Invites him to attend Moundsville Home Coming.

Sutherland to J. D. Burley
1915 October 9
Has been out of town on business, disappointed to miss Moundsville events.

Burley, J. D. to Sutherland
1917 September 11
Would like appointment to Paymasters Dept. Adjutant General's Office has no authority to waive age limit.

Sutherland to J. D. Burley
1917 September 13
All clerical positions are under Civil Service. Encloses application for U. S. Public Service Reserve.

[The Burlington]
Sutherland to B. Holland
1915 November 24
Requests rates for furnished two-room apartments.

Burnside, H. F. to Sutherland
1917 August 29
Excursion steamer "Homer Smith" has been refused permission to pass through Ohio River lock #2, as its weekly trips "wear out the lock." Requests assistance in having order rescinded. Has also filed complaint with Secretary of War.

Sutherland to H. F. Burnside
1917 August 31
War Dept. representatives In Pittsburgh allege steamer turns around immediately after passing through lock. Officials suggest steamer proceed further before returning.

Burnside, H. F. to Sutherland
1917 September 3
Steamer often travels as far as lock #3 before returning. Other excursion steamers use the locks without difficulty. Were allowed to pass on Sunday, but wanted to inform Sutherland of situation.

Sutherland to H. F. Burnside
1917 September 5
Will contact officials if Burnside has any further difficulties.

Sutherland to Charles Burton
1912 September 18
Has already made arrangements for press service.

Sutherland to Charles Burton
1912 September 19
Hopes West Virginia will retain Republican majority.

Burreg, J. M. to Sutherland
1917 December 3
Criticizes Robert LaFollette, urges Sutherland to work for his removal.

Sutherland to J. M. Busseg
1917 December 3
Will give matter his attention.

Sutherland to S. S. Buzzard
1912 May 24
Expresses thanks for his interest and for list of names.

Sutherland to S. S. Buzzerd
1915 August 16
Requests he make discreet enquiries among Republican voters re their choice for U. S. Senate. Under pressure to enter the race, but still determing public sentiment. May run again as Congressman, Second District.

Sutherland to S. S. Buzzerd
1915 October 8
Expresses thanks for re-printing articles from Grant Co. Press and Intermountain in his paper.

Buzzerd, S. S. to Sutherland
1917 November 16
Urges him to support Smith Resolution re controlling newsprint production & distribution. Also favors Chamberlain universal military training bill.

Sutherland to S. S. Buzzerd
1917 November 20
Will give pending bills and Buzzerd's reimbursement claim his attention when Congress reconvenes.

Byrum, R. E. to Sutherland
1912 December 5
Inquires what legislation is planned by Good Roads Committee of Board of Trade.

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Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1914 May 4
Requests he arrange for guide to take prospective buyers over land at Caldwell.

Caldwell, A. M. to Sutherland
1915 June 29
Enquires price on Harts Run property and what commission could be made on sale.

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1915 July 2
Harts Run property priced at $7.50/ acre. Will split 5% commission.

Caldwell, A. M. to Sutherland
1915 July 5
May have clients examine Harts Run property by mid-month. Inquires whether he has buyers for cheap acreage suitable for small fruit farms.

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1915 July 9
Anxious to sell Harts Run property as he and Robb have carried one third interest in it. Requests more information about farmland Caldwell has for sale.

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1915 September 8
Had been asking $8.00/acre for Harts Run property but will take $7.50 as previously stated. Suggests he discuss terms with client.

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1915 October 4
Enquires about status of Harts Run deal.

Caldwell, A. M. to Sutherland
1915 October 7
Still waiting to hear from client. Urges him to sell timber and land separately.

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1915 October 8
Would sell timber for $6.00/acre. Discusses additional terms.

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1915 November 9
Inquires whether client "has any real money."

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1915 November 30
Inquires about status of Harts Run sale.

Caldwell, A. M. to Sutherland
1915 December 3
Client is reliable but has not made a proposition yet. Robb informed him Swisher would be sending party to look at land, but no one has come.

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1915 December 8
Hopes client will make a proposition.

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1915 December 17
Unfamiliar with H. D. McClintock and his interest in Harts Run property. Will discuss matter with Robb. Caldwell's commission will be protected.

Caldwell, A. M. to Sutherland
1917 January 4
Has inquiry about Harts Run Tract. Requests price and terms.

Sutherland to A. M. Caldwell
1917 January 9
Will take $8.00/acre for timber or $10.00/acre for land and timber. Credit terms possible. Will pay 5% commission.

[Caldwell, Charles]
Crouch, J. M. to Sutherland
1917 August 9
Requests assistance for Samuel [sic] Caldwell, who applied for Civil Service position as Textile Inspector and has received no reply.

[Caldwell, Charles]
Sutherland to J. M. Crouch
1917 August 11
Will take matter up with Civil Service Commission. [copy of inquiry follows]

[Caldwell, Charles]
Sutherland to J. M. Crouch
1917 August 25
Encloses letter from J. A. McIlhenny, Civil Service Commission President, who says Samuel [sic] Caldwell has failed to submit an application. [copy follows]

Caldwell, Charles to Sutherland
1917 August 28
Has received copy of letter sent to J. M. Crouch and notes error in names of himself and Samuel Good. Both have had their applications in for some weeks and received no reply.

Sutherland to Charles Caldwell
1917 August 29
Error in names lies in Crouch's original letter. Will make new inquiry of Civil Service Commission. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Charles Caldwell
1917 September 7
Encloses letter from Mellhenny, who says ratings for Good and Caldwell have not yet been determined.

[Caldwell, Charles]
McIlhenny, J. A. to Sutherland
1917 September 13
Applications sent to "Samuel" Caldwell returned. Requests correct address.

[Caldwell, Charles]
Sutherland to J. A. McIlhenny
1917 September 15
Explains error in names. Is waiting for results of Caldwell' s examination.

Sutherland to Charles Caldwell
1917 September 29
Encloses letter from McIlhenny, who notes applications was disapproved as Caldwell does not have necessary experience. [two copies follow]

Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1912 May 13
Prefers to remain neutral in fight for Republican Congressional nomination in Fourth District.

Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1912 May 14
Public sentiment seems to be in his favor for Republican ticket.

Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1914 November 28
Has talked with Samuel Brady re acquisition of 25,000 to 30,000 acres of Pittsburgh Coal in Meigs Co., Ohio. Will take long time option on field if Colin Livingston joins the enterprise. Suggests he arrange conference between Brady and Livingston.

Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1914 December 1
Will take matter up when in Washington next week. May be able to find someone else if Livingston is not interested.

Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1914 December 3
Has forwarded his letter of December 1 to Brady, who is most interested in field and has had engineer's report made. Will assume responsibility for options. Urges him to bring in one or two others if Livingston is not interested.

Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1914 December 11
Has talked to Livingston. Requests Brady send down papers so he and Livingston can examine them.

Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1914 December 12
Encloses copy of letter to Brady in which he urges him to meet with Sutherland. [copy follows]

Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1914 December 15
Suggests the Meigs project wait until next spring. Inquires whether long options, easily renewed, can be obtained.

Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1915 January 4
Inquires the result of his meeting with Brady.

Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1915 January 5
Brady is expected within the week. Will inform him of results.

Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1915 February 15
Owner of Ky. coal property will sell 2,000 acres. Brady expects to be in Washington soon. Caldwell will pursue Meigs property on his own if no one else is interested.

Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1915 February 18
Brady wired to say he would arrive tomorrow. Has written clients to see if they are interested in 2,000 acres of the Ky. property.

Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1915 February 19
Expects to see Brady after his ICC hearing. Has had difficulty finding clients. Re Meigs property, long term options would be necessary to protect investment.

Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1915 February 24
Suggests he communicate directly with Bailey about Kentucky property. Re Meigs coal, expects to acquire two-year options. Will not require financing for six months or longer.

Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1915 February 25
Has discussed Meigs coal separately with Brady and Livingston. High sulfur content makes Meigs coal less attractive than fields opened in Eastern Kentucky. Livingston not interested in investing. Will try to interest other parties.

Caldwell, R. J. to Sutherland
1917 July 25
Criticizes Congress for lack of patriotism.

Sutherland to R. J. Caldwell
1917 July 31
Defends Congress as still patriotic.

Caldwell, R. J. to Sutherland
1917 October 1
Copy of telegram to Herbert Hoover requesting price regulation of cattle and feed in order to control milk prices.

Calfee, A. E. to Sutherland
1915 February 9
Requests information on personal property taxes in Washington, DC.

Sutherland to A. E. Calfee
1915 February 12
Describes tax rates in Washington.

Calhoun, H. M. to Sutherland
1917 December 11
Requests Christmas Holiday at Camp Lee be lengthened from 5 to 7 days to allow Pendleton Co. men to visit their familles.

Sutherland to H. M. Calhoun
1917 December 13
Will give matter his attention.

Calif. Fig Syrup Co. to Sutherland
1917 September 1
Urges him to work for modification of gov't. regulations on Lake Coal shipping. Currently glass factories who supply Co.'s. bottles are unable to get coal. [telegram]

Sutherland to Calif Fig Syrup Co.
1917 September 1
Will give matter personal attention. [telegram]

Sutherland to Calif Fig Syrup Co.
1917 September 6
Since coal co.s and railroads ordered to give preference to lake shipping, much congestion has occurred. Expect surplus to be redistributed.

Sutherland to J. H. Califf
1910 June 15
Expresses thanks for work at polls. Denies any connection with recent unflattering newspaper article.

Sutherland to J. H. Califf
1910 December 30
Secretary, Board of Agriculture, has power to quarantine and/or destroy infected animals. Owner is reimbursed for any animals lost.

Califf, J. H. to Sutherland
1912 October 30
Requests information concerning voter registration and residency.

Sutherland to J. H. Califf
1912 November 4
Unable to forward copy of election laws.

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Camden, Wilson Lee to Sutherland
1917 August 14
Requests assistance for his niece, Mary Murkland, who wishes to work in Washington.

Sutherland to Wilson Lee Camden
1917 August 15
Has requested Civil Service application be sent to Mary Murkland. Suggests she contact American Red Cross Bureau for information as well.

Camden, Wilson Lee to Sutherland
1918 January 7
Requests assistance in finding position to be of service to gov't during war.

Sutherland to Wilson Lee Camden
1918 January 12
Encloses application for U. S. Public Service Reserve.

Camden, Wilson Lee to Sutherland
1918 January 28
Encloses Public Service Reserve application for Sutherland to file.

Sutherland to Wilson Lee Camden
1918 January 30
Acknowledges receipt of applications.

[Camden, Wilson Lee]
Sutherland to William E. Hall
1918 January 30
Forwards Camden's application. Recommends him for coal, lumber, or general contracting work.

Campbell, Alex R. to Sutherland
1916 February 21
Requests copy of Navy Register.

Sutherland to Alex R. Campbell
1916 February 22
Sutherland's secretary acknowledges letter of February 21 in Sutherland's absence. Has placed Campbell on mailing list.

Sutherland to Alex R. Campbell
1916 February 26
Will send Navy Register as soon as it is published. Expects to announce political plans soon.

Sutherland to Alex R. Campbell
1916 April 11
Sending Navy Register under separate cover.

Campbell, C. W. to Sutherland
1918 February 2
Inquires whether War Dept. has movies available for loan to state fund-raising committee of Salvation Army.

Sutherland to C. W. Campbell
1918 February 6
Advises him to contact State Council of Defense in Charleston.

Campbell, J. A. to Sutherland Urges him to call meeting of Good Roads Committee, State Board of Trade, to formulate road improvement plan based on direct taxation.

Sutherland to J. A. Campbell
1914 August 21
Unable to attend any upcoming meetings of Good Roads Committee. Will contact all committee members to determine their views. Requests Campbell's suggestions for legislation.

Sutherland to J. A. Campbell
1914 September 22
Encloses recommendations for A. D. Williams, Chief Road Engineer. Requests Campbell's comments.

Sutherland to J. A. Campbell
1915 October 4
Requests suggestions for committee report to be presented at Board of Trade Convention in Fairmont.

Sutherland to W. L. Campbell
1912 November 23
Requests election results for Congressman-at-Large in Logan County.

Sutherland to William Campbell
1912 November 12
Expresses thanks for congratulations on election.

Campbell, William to Sutherland
1914 January 29
Expresses interest in plan for joint investment in several orchards.

Sutherland to William Campbell
1914 January 30
Will have definite plan for orchard investments by Campbell's visit next week.

Sutherland to William Campbell
1917 February 22
Expresses thanks for gift of apples.

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Canaan, A. R. to Sutherland
1917 July 10
Requests letter of introduction to Judge William F. Connolly, whom he hopes will grant new trial to his friend, Soloman Zakey. Urges him to intercede with the Michigan Congressman on Zakey's behalf.

Sutherland to A. R. Canaan
1917 July 12
Encloses letter to Judge Connolly, Reluctant to intercede for Zakey without knowing details of case. [copy follows]

Canfield, J. C. to Sutherland
1913 April 22
Requests he sign enclosed note which Canfield wishes to renew. Urges him to keep Democrats in check.

Sutherland to J. C. Canfield
1913 April 23
Encloses signed note. Little can be done to keep Democrats from implementing their programs. Expects Underwood Tariff Bill to pass with few changes.

Sutherland to J. C. Canfield
1913 September 5
Has received letter from Davis Trust Co. re Canfield's past due note. Co. Insists he make at least partial payment.

Sutherland to J. C. Canfield
1913 September 12
Has written Mr. Wilson urging him to allow Canfield to renew his note. Suggests he reduce the size of note at next maturity date. Tariff Bill has gone to committee.

Canfield, J. C. to Sutherland
1913 September 22
Encloses note renewal for $300. Will try to pay $50 on past due note for $350. Requests assistance in finding buyer for property in Elkins. Wants Tariff Bill resolved so "country [can] get down to business."

Sutherland to J. C. Canfield
1913 September 24
Encloses signed note. Agrees with Canfield about Tariff Bill. Expects it to pass soon.

Canfield, J. C. to Sutherland
1913 October 10
Encloses new note for $325 and old note for $300. Asks him to sign and return former, destroy latter.

Sutherland to J. C. Canfield
1913 October 15
Encloses signed note. Bemoans losses in First District. Expects Republican Party to be controlled by progressives. Hope Progressive Party will then dissolve.

Sutherland to J. C. Canfield
1913 December 8
Davis Trust Co. has placed Canfield note with E. D. Talbott for collection. Urges him to make partial payment rather than allow the suit to continue.

Canfield, J. C. to Sutherland
1914 January 26
Encloses paid note. Requests return of deed of trust on his land.

Sutherland to J. C. Canfield
1914 January 28
Has sent release for deed to Davis Trust Co., to be collected at Canfield's convenience. Has destroyed both notes.

Cannon, J. E. to Sutherland
1917 August 25
Requests assistance in obtaining appointment with Ordnance Dept. as an accountant. Has had no reply to application.

Sutherland to J. E. Cannon
1917 August 28
Will take up matter with Ordnance Dept.

Sutherland to J. E. Cannon
1917 September 7
Encloses reply from J. A. McIlhenny, who says Cannon's Civil Service rating has not been determined. [copy follows]

[Cannon, J. E.]
Smith, S.P. to Sutherland
1917 September 7
Recommends Cannon for accountant's position with Ordnance Dept.

[Cannon, J. E.]
Sutherland to S. P. Smith
1917 September 8
Describes status of Cannon's application.

Cannon, J. E. to Sutherland
1917 October 23
Believes he passed Civil Service exam. Refused temporary appointment with eight hour day commission. Requests assistance in obtaining appointment with Ordnance Dept.

Sutherland to J. E. Cannon
1917 October 25
In Sutherland's absence, secretary notes he has not received Cannon's examination results. Will contact Civil Service Commission. [copy follows]

[Cannon, J. E.]
Smith, S. P. to Sutherland
1917 November 1
Letter of introduction for Cannon.

[Cannon, J. E.]
McIlhenny, J. A. to Sutherland
1917 November 5
Copy of McIlhenny's letter, in which he notes Cannon has not yet been rated. [original given to Cannon]

[Cannon, J. E.]
Sutherland to S. P. Smith
1917 November 8
Was away from office when Cannon called. Will be happy to assist him.

Cantrell, Edward J. to Sutherland
1917 December 6
Requests support for letter carriers' salary increase, H.R. 1654.

Sutherland to Edward J. Cantrell
1917 December 7
Will give matter careful consideration.

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Caperton, W. Gaston to Sutherland
1912 October 28
Apologizes for delay in answering letter of October 19. Slab Fork Coal Co. prefers to remain neutral politically, but Caperton believes Sutherland will have majority in Slab Fork district.

Sutherland to W. Gaston Caperton
1912 November 15
Expresses thanks for support.

Sutherland to R. B. Caplinger
1913 January 30
Encloses taxes and "water rent" for Elkins properties.

Caplinger, R. B. to Sutherland
1913 August 29
Encloses past due water rent statement. Will shut off water unless paid immediately.

Caplinger, R. B. to Sutherland
1916 January 26
Requests payment of taxes and "water rent." Urges him to support preparedness program.

Sutherland to R. B. Caplinger
1916 January 29
Encloses tax and water payment. Favors "reasonable preparedness.... [Does] not believe we will be in any danger of a Big war for many years to come. . ."

Sutherland to Captain, Batt. A, Camp Lee
1917 November 30
Acknowledges need for reading material and athletic equipment. Has donated generously to Y.M.C.A. war fund to assist at camps.

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Carmen, A. C. to Sutherland
1914 October 27
Requests payment of past-due insurance premium.

Carothers, C. N. to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Requests assistance in applying to Quartermaster Corps Training Gamp.

Sutherland to C. N. Carothers
1917 August 6
Candidates for new Quartermaster's Camp will be selected from those in such camps already.

Sutherland to W. A. Carpenter
1912 November 23
Requests elections figures from Roane County for Congressman-at-large.

[Carper, Ella]
Eagle, E. C. to Sutherland
1917 August 25
Recommendation for Carper, who has passed Civil Service exam and is rated for clerical work.

[Carper, Ella]
Sutherland to E. C. Eagle
1917 August 28
Civil Service office informs him there is little demand "for clerks who are not typewriters or stenographers." Has recommended Carper highly.

Carr, Dabney to Sutherland
1915 September 21
Requests response to letter of 2 September Re past due account with North River Insurance Co.

Sutherland to Dabney Carr
1915 September 25
Apologizes for delay. Has not forgotten debt.

Sutherland to Dabney Carr
1915 October 26
Expects to settle all outstanding accounts within two weeks.

Sutherland to E. A. Carr [sic]
1911 December 8
Has been asked to recommend someone for Carr's old position as postmaster. Requests suggestions for replacement.

Carr, F. A. to Sutherland
1911 December 14
Knows of no one competent to recommend.

Carricoffe, H. N. to Sutherland
1917 July 12
Socialist Party of Huntington demands repeal of Espionage Law.

Sutherland to H. N. Carricoffe
1917 July 17
Will give matter careful attention.

Sutherland to Charles Carrigan
1910 July 14
Congratulations on winning primary for first district Republican Congressman.

Carrigan, Charles to Sutherland
1910 July 15
Requests his continued support.

Carrigan, Charles E. to Sutherland
1914 January 13
Notifies Sutherland of appointment as inquisitor of Osiris Temple.

Sutherland to Charles E. Carrigan
1914 January 14
Appreciates appointment but suggests he select someone else as Sutherland may be unable to attend regularly.

Carrigan, Charles E. to Sutherland
1915 September 27
Has spoken to Stephens. Invites Sutherland to Moundsville Homecoming.

Sutherland to Charles E. Carrigan
1915 October 1
Will try to be in Moundsville.

Carrigan, Charles E. to Sutherland
1915 October 4
Expects him to attend Homecoming, invites him to dinner.

Sutherland to Charles E. Carrigan
1915 October 4
Must go to Baltimore and Washington, may not be able to attend Homecoming.

Sutherland to Charles E. Carrigan
1915 October 8
Expresses regret at missing dinner and Homecoming. Unavoidably delayed in Baltimore.

Sutherland to Charles E. Carrigan
1918 October 23
Congratulations on election to thirty-third degree of Scottish Rite.

[Carroll, James W.]
Sutherland to F. B. Hyde
1918 January 5
Recommends Carroll for position of Spanish interpreter with Censorship Board.

Sutherland to James W. Carroll
1918 January 8
Encloses letter from Hyde, who says Sutherland's recommendation will be forwarded to New York office of Censorship Board for consideration. [copy follows]

Carroll, Julius S. to Sutherland
1914 October 26
Requests donation to help furnish newly constructed Simpson M. E. Church in Charleston.

Sutherland to O. B. Carroll
1912 May 24
Requests his support in coming election.

Sutherland to William A. Carroll
1912 March 5
Requests advice on whether or not to run for nomination as Congressman-at-large.

Carskadon, Harry R. to Sutherland
1918 February 3
Requests information about and Sutherland's views on proposed draft amendment.

Sutherland to Harry R. Carskadon
1918 February 5
Future of draft amendment uncertain. Can provide no further information.

Carskadon, James W. to Sutherland
1917 December 24
Requests appointment for Wednesday or Thursday. [telegram]

Sutherland to James W. Carskadon
1917 December 24
May be out of town Wednesday and Thursday on Funeral committee business. Suggest he come next week. [telegram]

Carskadon, James W. to Sutherland
1917 December 25
Requests earliest appointment possible. Will explain when they meet.

Sutherland to James W. Carskadon
1917 December 29
Can meet on or after Jane 3.

Carter, George H. to Sutherland
1917 December 12
Encloses three copies of latest Congressional Directory.

Sutherland to George H. Carter
1917 December 14
Expresses thanks for directories.

Carter, George H. to Sutherland
1918 February 7
Encloses three copies of latest Congressional Directory.

Carter, J. A. to Sutherland
1917 August 16
Requests information re value of homestead papers given his great uncle following service In Union Army.

[Carter, J. A.]
Sutherland to Clay Tallman
1917 August 20
Forward's Carter's letter and requests assistance of General Land Office.

Sutherland to J. A. Carter
1917 August 20
Acknowledges letter of 16 August Has requested assistance from Clay Tallman, Commissioner, General Land Office.

Sutherland to J. A. Carter
1917 August 29
Encloses letter and circulars from D. K. Parriott, Asst. land Commissioner, who says land privileges granted soldiers, then widows and orphans are not saleable or transferable. [copy follows]

Carter, L. D. to Sutherland
1912 February 28
Roosevelt favored over Taft ten to one. Unsure about governor's post. Believes Sutherland will defeat W. B. Nutter of Upshur Co. for Senate. Encloses timber prospectus, offers three fifths commission.

Sutherland to S. T. Carter
1912 November 23
Requests election figures for Congressman-at-large in Fayette Co.

Carter, William H. to Sutherland
1916 February 19 Urges him to enter senate race. Both White and Hite are perceived as "being run by the coal industry" and Sutherland could easily command the rest of the electorate.

Sutherland to William H. Carter
1916 February 26
Expresses thanks for support. Still has matter under consideration.

Sutherland to J. A. Carver
1915 October 4
As member of Board or Trade Good Roads Committee, requests ideas for committee report to be presented at annual convention. Inquires whether he will attend and if pre-conventlon meeting of committee is feasible.

Carwithen, E. H. to Sutherland
1917 December 15
Unable to get Postal Dept. to pay for insured suitcases which never reached destination. Requests assistance as claim is now two months old. [original & copy]

Sutherland to E. H. Carwithen
1917 December 18 Will contact Chief Postal Inspector.

[Carwithen, E. H.]
Sutherland to George M. Sutton
1917 December 18
Encloses Carwithen's letter of 15 December Requests assistance in resolving matter.

[Carwithen, E. H.]
Barrow, M. J. to Sutherland
1917 December 22
One claim settled for five dollars. Second claim sent to Charleston postmaster for amended statement.

Sutherland to E. H. Carwithen
1917 December 24
Relays contents of Barrow's letter regarding status of Carwithen's claims.

Carwithen, E. H. to Sutherland
1917 December 27
Expresses thanks for assistance. Suitcase has been paid for but valise has not.

Carwithen, E. H. to Sutherland
1918 January 16
Valise claim has not been settled.

[Carwithen, E. H.]
Sutherland to A. M. Dockery
1918 January 18
Inquires about status of valise claim.

Sutherland to E. H. Carwithen
1918 January 22
Encloses A. M. Dockery's letter, in which Dockery states the claim payment will be made that day. [copy follows]

Carwithen, E. H. to Sutherland
1918 January 26
Has not received settlement yet but thinks it may come soon. Expresses thanks.

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Casey, Nathan Lee to Sutherland
1916 March 6
Requests donation to M. E. Church at Blueville, WV, for construction of new building.

Sutherland to Nathan Lee Casey
1916 March 10
As candidate for office, cannot donate to charitable institutions because of "Corrupt Practices Act."

Casper, Virginia to Sutherland
1917 November 11
Requests assistance in obtaining secretarial position in Washington,

Sutherland to Virginia Casper
1917 November 15
Best positions are under Civil Service. Will forward necessary information if she wishes to take Civil Service Examination.

Sutherland to H. S. Casto
1912 May 24
Expresses thanks for support.

Catchings, Waddell to Sutherland
1918 January 14
Encloses Bulletins from War Committed of U. S. Chamber of Commerce re sale of war supplies to government.

Sutherland to Waddell Catchings
1918 January 17
Expresses thanks for Bulletins.

Catlin, L. E. to Sutherland
1917 October 17
Recommends only men between 21 and 25 years of age be drafted.

Sutherland to L. E. Catlin
1917 October 19
Will give changes in draft law careful attention.

Cattell, J. McK. to Sutherland
1917 August 23
Urges him to oppose "sending conscripts to fight in Europe against their will."

Sutherland to J. McK. Cattell
1917 August 28
Acknowledges letter of August 23.

Cave, N. T. to Sutherland
1913 February 4
Requests donation to Alpha Delta Fraternity to assist in financing new chapter house.

Sutherland to N. T. Cave
1913 February 8
Unable to send donation because of heavy financial obligations.

[Census Bureau]
Rogers, Samuel L. to Sutherland
1918 January 5
Requests assistance in creating additional positions within The Bureau "with salaries in excess of $1200" per annum. Encloses excerpt from Secty. of commerce fiscal report relating to Bureau.

[Census Bureau]
Sutherland to Samuel L. Rogers
1918 January 11
Promises assistance in improving conditions at The Bureau.

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Chaffey, R. to Sutherland
1913 January 16
Acknowledges receipt of certificates for continuation of Poling and Buzzell Bonds. Moving timbering operations to Albright, WV, and will not need certificates.

Chaffey, R. to Sutherland
19__ January 17
Has communicated with Rains who will "not do it." [telegram]

[Chamber of Commerce, U.S.A.]
Goodwin, Elliott H. to Sutherland
1917 July 25
Sends first in Chamber's series of war bulletins intended to keep businessmen informed [bulletin follows]

[Chamber of Commerce, U.S.A.]
Sutherland to Elliott H. Goodwin
1917 July 26
Acknowledges receipt of Bulletin.

Charles, Benjamin H. to Sutherland
1914 January 7
Letter of introduction for Frank H. Gerhart, who is lobbying for free Municipal Bridge across the Mississippi at St. Louis.

Sutherland to Benjamin H. Charles
1914 January 19
Not in office when Gerhart called, hopes they may yet meet. Anxious to assist Municipal Bridge project.

Sutherland to Charleston Mail
1913 April 10
Requested In March that Mail be sent to House Office Building, but has yet to receive a copy of the paper.

Charleston Rug Manufacturing Co. to Sutherland
1913 October 27
Bill of lading returned by bank. Requests payment due; will forward new bill of lading.

Charleston Rug Manufacturing Co. to Sutherland
1913 October 28
Encloses statement. Will send bill of lading upon receipt of check.

Sutherland to Charleston Rug Manufacturing Co.
1913 October 30
Unaware draft was attached to original bill of lading. Declined to pay without knowing sender. Criticizes co. for unorthodox billing practices.

Charter, L. R. to Sutherland
1912 April 11
Urges him to run for Congressman- at-large.

Sutherland to L. R. Charter
1912 April 13
Will announce his decision soon.

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Sutherland to Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co.
1914 July 29
Last mileage "lifted" while on B & O R.R. between Washington and Grafton.

Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. to Sutherland
1914 October 9
Receipt for service payment.

[Cheeks, W. H.]
Sutherland to Walter G. Russell
Encloses application for Public Service Reserve, information from Office of Chief Engineer.

[Cheeks, W. H]
Sutherland to Walter G. Russell
1917 May 14
In receipt of his and Cheeks' letters. Has spoken with Capt. W. S. Smith, Naval Consulting Board, who will examine plans at later date.

[Cheeks, W. H.]
Sutherland to W. S. Smith
1917 May 18
Forwards letters from Cheeks and Russell.

[Cheeks, W. H.]
Daniels, Josephus to Sutherland
1917 June 29
Returns letters and plans from Cheeks and Russell, together with reply to Cheeks explaining "why his device is impractical."

[Cheeks, W. H.]
Sutherland to Walter G. Russell
1917 July 5
Encloses Daniels' letter to be forwarded to Cheeks. [copy follows]

[Cheeks, W. H.]
Sutherland to Walter G. Russell
1917 July 14
Encloses reply from H. H. Rousseau, Chairman of Shipping Board Committee, [copy follows]

[Cheeks, W. H.]
Russell, Walter G. to Sutherland
1917 December 11
Recommends Cheeks for any gov't position in construction work.

[Cheeks, W. H.]
Russell, Walter G. to Sutherland
1917 December 28
Inquires about matter of December 11.

Cheuvront, William W. to Sutherland
1915 August 2
Invites him to address G.A.R. meeting at month's end.

Sutherland to William W. Cheuvront
1915 August
Accepts invitation to speak.

Chevy Chase Club Financial Report
1916 September 30
[printed circular]

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