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Gainer, A.B. to Sutherland
1915 August 9
Invites him to make address at the Blue and Grey annual Reunion.

Sutherland to A.B. Gainer
1915 August 13
Accepts invitation to reunion.

Sutherland to A.B. Gainer
1915 August 23
Will be unable to meet as planned on Wednesday. [telegram]

Sutherland to A.B. Gainer
1915 August 26
Was disappointed that matters prevented him attending reunion. Is pleased the Blue and Grey are cooperating to promote the country's best interest. [telegram]

Sutherland to Gaines, Joseph H.
1910 June 13
Thanks him for pamphlet regarding tariff. Congratulations him on military - Upshur County.

Sutherland to Joseph H. Gaines
1912 March 5
Wants to know if he plans to become a candidate for congressman-at-large. Is personally considering becoming a candidate.

Gaines, J. H. to Sutherland
1912 March 7
Informs him that he does not plan to run for politic office. Plans to campaign for someone providing state Republican party endorses its National Administration.

Sutherland to Joseph H. Gaines
1912 March 9
Discusses national political situation. Appreciates his letter but he did not reply to the matter about which he wrote.

Gaines, J. H. to Sutherland
1912 March 11
Teter informs him that Montgomery told him they would not run. Thinks Sutherland would be popular candidate. Regrets he cannot see large handicap it will be if he goes before people and admits the failure of the Republican National Administration.

Sutherland to J.H. Gaines
1912 March 12
Discusses Taft and Roosevelt's chances of nomination. Informs him that he is still contemplating running for congressman-at-large.

Sutherland to F.H. Gaines
1915 August 6
Unable to comply with his recent request.

Gall, D.W. to Sutherland
1914 December 8
Invites him to next meeting of the West Virginia Society of D.C.

Sutherland to D.W. Gall
1914 December 9
Will try to make next meeting.

Sutherland to D.W. Gall
1915 April 15
Extends his condolences on death of his son.

Galleghar, Austin to Sutherland
1915 June 1
Encloses a memorandum of the plan of operation the Baltimore Agriculture Club. Discusses its purposes and projects.

Sutherland to Gallagher
1915 June 2
Congratulates him on the start of the Agricultural Club.

Sutherland to Gallagher
1915 June 5
Wants to know if the Gauley Coal Land Company will sell all or part of its timber. Wants estimate of amount and if he will pay customary 5 percent commission in event of sale.

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Gano, Seth T. to Sutherland
1915 June 3
Informs him that Gauley Coal Land Company owns about 50,000 acres of timber at the price $30.00 per acre.

Sutherland to Seth T. Gano
1915 June 5
Is interested in the Gauley Coal Land Company.

Sutherland to Seth T. Gano
1915 June 12
Requests further data regarding his timber adjunct Rainelle Co.

Sutherland to Seth T. Gano
1915 June 21
Discusses advantages and disadvantages of multiple owners of the timber lands. Analyzes the location and the quality of the timber.

Sutherland to Seth T. Gano
1915 November 24
Requests information concerning his timber holdings on the waters of Gauley River. Has several prospective buyers.

Gano, Seth T. to Sutherland
1915 November 30
Hopes to be in position to furnish requested data within week or two.

Gano, Seth T. to Sutherland
1915 December 10
Informs him that the Gauley Coal Land Company does not wish to offer its timber for sale at present time, but is willing to consider offer for its purchase. Interested buyers can look over the timber and submit offer.

Sutherland to Seth T. Gano
1915 December 18
Assumes from his letter the timber is not for sale. Has never seen such a proposition as he proposed in regard to purchaser setting price of timber to be bought.

Sutherland to DeWitt Garber
1912 December 16
Wishes him success in present location. Informs him that he has agreed to divide a barrel of holly with Mr. Robb.

Garrett, J.S. to Sutherland
1915 October 4
Requests data and maps regarding coal mine he has for sale.

Sutherland to James S. Garrett
1915 October 8
Discusses the coal mine he has advertised for sale.

Garrett, James S. to Sutherland
1916 May 11
Interested in purchasing coal and gas tract in West Virginia. Ask if he has any knowledge about the Fairmont freight rate.

Sutherland to J.S. Garrett
1916 May 15
Discusses the coal and gas tract Pittsburgh coal he has for sale. Campaign schedule prevents him giving matter much attention at this time.

Sutherland to Senator Thomas Gartlan
1912 March 5
Seeks his advise on becoming a candidate for office.

Sutherland to L.L. Garvey
1912 November 7
Thanks him for note of congratulations.

Garrey, L.L. to Sutherland
1916 November 6
Congratulates him on victory.

Gaynor, Charles N. to Sutherland
1912 March 20
Wants to borrow money.

Sutherland to Gaynor, C.N.
1912 March 22
Regrets he cannot loan money.

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Geary, W.B. to Sutherland
1911 January 2
Informs him of rental fees for rooms in his hotels Fleetwood and Elk. Invites him to stay in one during Legislative session.

Sutherland to George Washington Life Ins. Co.
1915 August 16
Wants to know if a life policy can be received

Sutherland to W.T. George
1915 October 23
Encloses check.

Gerhardt, L. D. to Sutherland
1912 November 8
Congratulations him on victory. Wants him to confer with Conley or other congressman regarding obtaining West Point appointment for his son.

Sutherland to L. D. Gerhart
1912 November 16
Appreciates the congratulations and support. Will cooperate with Mr. Conley in anyway to favor him on his son.

Gerhart, L. D. to Sutherland
1915 October 26
Thanks him even though he was unable to assist in appointment matter. Wonders if Littlepage could help. Discusses political situation in his area.

Gerhardt, L. D. to Sutherland
1915 October 28
Discusses law governing cadet appointments and political situation. Appreciates support.

Halle, E.G. Manager of Germania Fire Ins. Co.
1913 April 28
Encloses printed of Indemnity Bond for him to execute and forward to company office for missing policy.

Sutherland to E.G. Halle
1913 May 9
Encloses check to pay balance for March.

Gerstell, Arnold to Sutherland
1913 May 26
Discusses the Daily house he offered to purchase.

Sutherland to Arnold Gerstell
1913 June 2
Informs him that he would not be interested in the slightest degree in the property at a price in excess of the amount he named.

Gerstell, Arnold to Sutherland
1913 June 4
Will reply to matter.

Gerstell, Arnold to Sutherland
1913 June 23
Informs him of the financial proposition in regard to the purchasing of Daily house.

Gerstell, Arnold to Sutherland
1914 June 30
Informs him of opportunity to make offer on Daily property.

Sutherland to Arnold Gerstell
1914 July 1
Discusses Daily property. Request to have the refusal of it of whatever price you can get from any bona fide purchaser.

Gerstell, Arnold to Sutherland
1914 July 2
Informs him that he is not in position to offer refusal of Daily property. Is sending his letter on matter to Judge Daily and E.A. Bowers.

Sutherland to Arnold Gerstell
1914 August 13
Offers to pay $5,000 for Daily property.

Gerstell, Arnold to Sutherland
1914 August 15
Due to daughter's birth paid little attention to proposition regarding Elkins property. Will take matter up with Judge Daily.

Sutherland to Arnold Gerstell
1914 August 18
Congratulates him and Rebecca on baby girl. Wants opportunity to buy Daily house at $5,000 if heirs decide on that price.

Gerstell, Arnold to Sutherland
1914 September 5
Informs him the Daily house was sold. Understands he will give them possession of same on October 1.

Sutherland to Arnold Gerstell
1914 September 7
Discusses the sale of Daily house and his moving from same.

Gerstell, Arnold to Sutherland
1914 September 12
Discusses his offer to buy Daily property and hopes its sale does not affect their friendly relations.

Sutherland to Arnold Gerstell
1914 September 19
Assures him no ill feeling on his part with regard to the Daily property. Informs him that he might have purchased property if Judge Daily had seen fit to reply to his letter on matter.

Sutherland to F.B. Gessner
1912 November 12
Hopes his matters will assume better shape and be more to his liking.

Sutherland to F.B. Gessner
1914 November 27
Thanks him for congratulatory note.

Gessner, F.B. to Sutherland
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too faint to read

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Gellatly, J.N. & Co. to Sutherland
1915 October 1
Request data regarding mine.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly Co.
1915 October 2
Discusses coal mine for sale near Flemington.

Gellatly, J.N. to Sutherland
1915 October 5
Wants to meet with him in Pittsburgh regarding mine for sale.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly & Co.
1915 October 8
Suggest meeting him in WV to discuss and inspect coal property. Discusses cost of same.

Gellatly, J.N. to Sutherland
1915 October 12
Informs him that they will contact him upon receiving report from company engineer concerning mine.

Gellatly, J.N. & Co. to Sutherland
1915 October 13
Informs him on previous correspondence regarding coal property. Will contact him on same after receiving report by Mr. Means.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly Co.
1915 October 18
Encloses analysis report concerning mine. Informs him coal property owners will not take less than $35,000. Request reply regarding proposition.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly & Co.
1915 October 18
Informs him on results on coal analysis made by Geological Survey. [telegram]

Gellatly, J.N. to Sutherland
1915 October 20
Request coal be shipped to Ohio for Mr. Crouse's inspection. Wants too much with him and Crouse regarding property transaction.

Gellatly, J.N. to Sutherland
1915 October 20
Wants confirmation of agreement they made in regard to having first option purchase of Davis Coal Mining Company.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly
1915 October 21
Confirms the agreement with the understanding it last only until and including October 30th.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly
1915 October 22
Glad Crouse is going with him to Flemington. Heskitt will meet them if he cannot ship coal until he receives data on Crouse's commercial or bank references.

Gellatly, J.N. to Sutherland
1915 October 23
Advises him to check on Crouse in Akron, Ohio. Also has Dunn rating. [telegram]

Gellatly, J.N. & Co. to Sutherland
1915 October 27
Crouse impressed with coal proposition - wants shipment of coal immediately. Thinks they will be able to make transaction.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly & Co.
1915 October 31
Informs him of other coal property buyers. Wants to give him opportunity to complete financial arrangement. [telegram]

Gellatly, J.N. to Sutherland
1915 November 1
Submit proposition. [telegram]

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly & Co.
1915 November 3
Informs him that his proposition will not be considered by executors. Requests property maps because their are other interested parties.

Gellatly, J.N. & Co. to Sutherland
1915 November 15
Wants to know if there is any prospect of him accepting submitted proposition regarding Davis Mine.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly
1915 November 16
Informs him $5,000 cash would be necessary before property executors would even consider proposition.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly & Co.
1915 November 20
Informs him that his proposition rejected.

Gellatly, J.N. & Co. to Sutherland
1915 November 23
Regrets their offer not accepted. Returning maps.

Sutherland to J.N. Gellatly
1915 November 26
Hopes they can do business together in future. Sold Davis Mine.

Gellatly, J.N. & Co. to Sutherland
1915 December 2
Wants name of property buyer.

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Gibson, Charles to Sutherland
1910 November 2
Discusses how he thinks precinct will vote on November 8. Will urge all area Republicans to vote.

Sutherland to Charles Gibson
1910 November 11
Discusses the results of election. Thinks Republican party can profit by disaster and give the Democrats a defeat in two years.

Gibson, Charles to Sutherland
1912 February 5
Thinks area Republicans favor Roosevelt over Taft.

Sutherland to Newton Gibson
1912 December 24
Request present address of Alex F. McCloud.

Gibson, Richardson to Sutherland
1914 October 24
Thanks him for inquiry concerning rental houses his firm has available. Extends best wishes for his political future.

Sutherland to R. Gibson
1914 November 6
Appreciates his recent letter. Indications, though not final, seem to point to his election.

Sutherland to H.S. Gierhart
1912 November 15
Thanks him for congratulatory letter and kind words.

Gierhart, H.S. to Sutherland
1915 July 19
Thanks him for copies of
1913 census and mortality schedules. Wishes him success and support.

Sutherland to H.S. Gierhart
1915 July 22
Thanks him for generous offer to support him.

Sutherland to Col. E. M. Gilkeson
1915 October 4
Regrets he was unable to see Mr. Logan before leaving Parkersburg. Appreciates his interest in the matter.

Sutherland to R. Gilsen
1913 January 2
Received his letter may see him regarding Washington property. Has no plans to locate his family there before fall.

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Sutherland to Glady Fork Lumber Co.
1913 February 12
Received his correspondence and proxy. Company expects to carry $20,000 in assets until all suits and disputed territory is settled. Sorry, he cannot attend Glady meeting.

Glenn, A.H. to Sutherland
1912 February 6
Discusses Elkins city charter passage bill to organize state Republican Club. Wants him to contact Randolph Co. Republicans regarding forming a club there. Polls show Roosevelt favored over Taft. Hopes to see him at Wheeling.

Glenn, A.H. to Sutherland
1912 February 6
Discusses Elkins City charter passage bill.

Sutherland to F.M. Glenn
1912 November 9
Thanks him for congratulatory letter. Delighted that he also won. Enjoyed his inspiring Republican speeches.

Sutherland to F.M. Glenn
1912 November 16
Advises him to keep his own counsel with regard to the senatorship matter, and not commit himself one way or another. Cites reasons.

Sutherland to John F. Gloeckner
1913 February 25
Returns letter mistakenly sent to him.

Glover, W.H. to Sutherland
1912 July 29
Assures him of his total support.

Sutherland to H.W. Glover
1912 August 9
Appreciates his support. Points out the importance of electing Governor/Legislators.

Folder Governor William E. Glasscock

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1910 May 16
Request he consult with Dr. Roller and President Lakin regarding building objection of Children's home.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1910 May 20
Discusses the plans of the Interstate Good Roads Association and its purpose. Invites him to make address on Governors' Day.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1910 May 30
Glad he will speak at conference. Indicates he favors getting a bill passed in Legislature to create a public service commission or at least a railroad commission bill. Wants to see something definite accomplished but will attempt only what they are certain of passing. Glad his agricultural rally was a success.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1910 June 1
Thinks without a doubt other companies (gas & water) should also be regulated by a Public Service Commission. Thinks they more than some of the others already named should be under such a commission. Wants him to think about the matter.

Glasscock, Gov. Wm. E. to Sutherland
1910 May 26
Thinks through more study he will be convinced a Public Service Commission, not a railroad committee, should be created. Has been pushing the matter of the Childrens' Home location and making every effort to have building completed by winter. Will try to attend conference in September.

Sutherland to Gov. William Glasscock
1910 June 4
Agrees with him that there are a number of public utility companies that should be included within the proposed law. Personally, thinks its wise only to "bite off what they can chew" as he does not want to be associated with a failure. Thinks something can be worked out on situation.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1910 October 29

Glasscock, Gov. William E.
1910 November 10
Has appointed him as delegate at large from West Virginia to attend Congress of the American Road Builders Associate. Sorry, no funds available to cover his travel expenses.

Glasscock, Gov. William E. to Sutherland
1910 November 11
Wants him to meet some of friends in his office on November 18th. Wants to know if he can attend.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1910 November 14
Thanks him for appointment to convention. Plans to see him on 18th.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1910 December 1

Brightwell, H.P. to Sutherland
1910 December 3
Informs him that Gov. Glasscock granted a pardon to James R. Woodward.

Glasscock, William to Sutherland
1910 November 10
Glad he approves of Senator Blue's appointment. Was informed Democrats resolved to take everything save $400,000. Democrat names President of Senate and enlists Republicans.

Glassock, Gov. William to Sutherland
1910 December 15
Discusses recent Dem. senate meeting at Parkersburg. Assumes the Legislative suggestions which were to be drawn up are being put into shape for their reviews.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1910 December 23
Strongly recommends Charles N. Finnell for Board of Regents vacancy.

Glasscock, Gov. Wm to Sutherland
1910 December 27
Discusses the Board of Regents vacancy and agrees of Finnell's qualifications. Message about completed. Wanted to get things in good shape before asking him and other committee members to return to Charleston.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1911 April 22
Received his proclamation calling a special session of Legislature to pass the Primary Election Law and amend the Corrupt Practices Act. Discusses the Election Law and assures his support in getting it passed.

Sutherland to Gov Glasscock
1910 December 30
Glad he favors Mr. Finnell for vacancy when it occurs. Will arrive in Charleston for Senate and House committee meetings.

Glasscock, Gov. W.E. to Sutherland
1911 April 22
Will be glad he brings Mr. Bowers with him on Monday. [telegram]

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1911 June 8
Regrets death of Mr. Lyon Supt of Spencer Asylum. If field is open for his vacancy wants to recommend a young physician.

Glasscock, Gov. William to Sutherland
1911 June 13
Asks if he wants a local man appointed to Board of Health. Wants married man for Spencer Asylum position. Knows of no law authorizing appointment of boiler inspector. [telegram]

Glasscock, Gov. William to Sutherland
1911 June 13
Informs him that no law was passed authorizing appointment of boiler inspector. [telegram]

Glasscock, Gov. William to Sutherland
1911 June 13
Informs him that no law was passed authorizing appointment of boiler inspector, only a bill was introduced regarding such. Plans to appoint a married man to head asylum. Wants to know if he would like Dr. Golden appointed to State Board of Health.

Glasscock, Gov. William to Sutherland
1911 August 16
Appoints him as delegate to represent West Virginia at the Third National Conservation Congress. Hopes he can attend.

Glasscock, Gov. William to Sutherland
1911 June 29
Man missed train will arrive in Charleston tonight. Will contact him next day. [telegram]

Sutherland to Governor Glasscock
1911 August 18
Thanks for appointment to conservation conference. Will try to attend.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1911 October 18
Thinks the "Good Roads Week" should be placed under direction of Mr. Shawkey. Suggests ways to get the program across to the people.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1911 October 25
Proclaimed the week of November 13th as "Good Roads Week". In general way, suggested Chamber of Commerce, schools, and other institutions promote good highways and roads.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1911 October --
Thinks his proclamation will be productive. Arranges meeting in his county to generate interest in program.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1911 November 7
Asked the WV Humane Society to consult with him before appointing a field Agent. Saw in paper where they elected a Mr. Brand. Assumes it is only temporary. Will submit someone he recommends. Suggest seeing Mr. Baker at earliest opportunity regarding same.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1911 November 9
Appreciates his offer to appoint someone he recommends. Since appointment will not be made until Januaryuary they will have time to pick a competent man.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1911 November 13
Wants him to understand the appointment of a Field Agent will be made by Humane Society Board member after a consultation with him. Expects to attend Agricultural meeting, hopes he will be there.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1911 December 5
Advises that he consider Preston Harman for Field Agent position. If desired, will file a formal letter of endorsement.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 January 5
Encloses copy of Mr. Ogdens' letter. Thinks they can enlist Ogdens' support providing they can secure the withdrawal of Dillion and Swisher. Will go to Wheeling to discuss matter with Ogden if necessary.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 January 8
Party whom they discussed last week was in Charleston. Will decide next few days what he will do. Thinks he won't do anything to jeopardize success of party. Heard rumors Dr. Hatfield may not be a candidate - request he consider this confidential because he is not certain about facts and does not want to harm any candidate. He thinks he and other senators should go ahead with their meeting because by that time candidates will be known.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 January 9
Encloses Mr. Ogdens letter regarding candidacy of several parties. Lengthy discuss on matter.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 January 10
Discusses the McDowell County Party likelihood of him refusing to be a candidate. Making plans for meeting with other senators.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 January 11
Returning Ogden letter. Dillion in town and will see him tonight. Will contact him after their talk. Senator Smith wants Charleston meeting of senators. Thinks it should be held in Parkersburg. Plans to write him to regarding the matter. False reports have been made about his meeting with Dawson. Intends to find out who betrayed their confidence. Has not changed his mind on gubernatorial matter. Sees county united for Roosevelt.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 January 24
His statement is a challenge and means a political fight. Suggest magisterial district meetings in every county.

Brightwell, H.P. to Sutherland
1912 January 27
Informs him that Gov. Glasscock is out of his office. His letter will be brought to the Governor's attention upon his return.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 February 1
Thinks well of his suggestion to organize state Republican Club. Wants him to contact Randolph County Republicans regarding forming a club there. Polls show Roosevelt favored over Taft. Hopes to see him at Wheeling.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 February 8
Wants to know what he thinks of a Republican meeting to nomination Colonel Roosevelt; if he approves wants to authorize violation to sign his name to such. Request Republican names and addresses. Gives results of straw votes in numerous West Virginia counties.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 February 13
Wants to know if he will authorize his name to call state-wide meeting of Roosevelt Republicans to create a state organization. [telegram]

Stalnaker, T.W. to Gov. Glasscock
1912 February 14
Informs him that Sutherland is away and will wire him upon return.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 February 20
Encloses notice calls for the Roosevelt Republican meeting - wants them distributed. Wants notice of meeting published in newspaper. Urges him to be present with large delegation from his county.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 February 21
Took liberty of signing his name to call for Roosevelt Republican meeting after reading his letter. Hopes he attends meeting. Finds more anti-Roosevelt sentiment in Charleston than in other place in place in West Virginia. Thanks are due to Federal office holders and Republican newspapers backing Taft.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 February 19
Son Richard is doing well after surgery. Had plans to wire his approval regarding the Parkersburg meeting. Sentiment in Randolph and Pendleton counties is strongly for Roosevelt.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 February 22
Discusses results of his letters sent to Randolph County Republicans concerning sentiment in their districts. Will distribute notices. Thinks meetings should be held same time in each county rather than hold one state meeting. Many at Keyser meeting favored another governor candidate - such as Judge Robinson. Thinks it will be a big blunder for their party to enter race with either Swisher of H atfield as their nominee.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 February 22
Request the appointment of Professor H.W. French to Baltimore Convention.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 February 23
Discusses his other possible candidacy for State Senate considers it a duty to beat Nutter if he should run.

Brightwell, H.P. to Sutherland
1912 February 24
Informs him that Gov. Glasscock approved Professor H.W. French appointment to Baltimore convention.

[Governor William E. Glasscock]
Brightwell, H.P. to Sutherland
1912 March 5
Is considering becoming candidate for Congressman- at-Large. Wants his views on matter.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 March --
Lengthy discussion of his candidacy for senate and congressman-at-large race. Thinks he can render greater service as State Senator.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 March 13
Leaving for Washington-hopes he will not come to Charleston until his return. Wants to discuss many things with him.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 March 19
Thinks he can serve the state better in the State Senate - almost inclined to pass up congressman-at-large race. Has organized Roosevelt Club in Rand. Co. intent on fighting to get R men to Huntington and Keyser conventions. Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 March 21
Wants to meet with him soon. Congratulates him on organization of Republican Club. Thinks it would be suicidal to force the nomination of any one against the will of the party majority. Cites North Dakota as example.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 April 19
Request he grants pardon to Harry Stalnaker.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 April 19
Prof. French has not received necessary credentials from his office. Hard fight taking place in Elkins but confident they will win.

Glasscock, Gov, to Sutherland
1912 April 19
Wirt County elected seven delegates today - all instructed for Roosevelt. [telegram]

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 April 26
Thanks him for granting Stalnaker a conditional pardon. Sure pardon will be appreciated by many people as both he and his wife have large family connections. Will not become candidate for Congressman-at-Large unless he has his moral support and active assistance. Discusses his views State Senate nominees.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 November 14
Lengthy letter expressing his views on why Preston Harmon should be kept as field agent for Human Society. Request he give the matter close attention. Thinks Republican should head society.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 November 19
Extends his congratulations on victory. Realizes there is friction between Harmon and Board of Directors. Intends to hear both sides of issue. Thinks next legislature soon abolish Board and place work under the State Board of Control.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 November 22
Thinks Preston Harmon is a highly valuable public servant. Agrees, the Humane Society Board of Directors should be abolished. Regrets there is friction in the Society and hopes it is settled satisfactorly. Will have Harmon write him on matter. Hopes he gets strikes settled soon. Wants to discuss political matters.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 November 23
Appoints him to National Rivers and Harbors Congress convention in Washington D.C.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1912 November 25
Met with Mr. Baker regarding Humane Society matter. Thinks it should be kept quiet until Legislature convenes. Prefers not to investigate the institution but will to avoid its suffering. Thinks institution should definitely be placed under Board of Control.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1912 November 29
Thinks the Humane Society matter can be settled minus fuss and fight. Believes Baker attempted to do injustice to Harmon. Plans to obtain proof in regard to Baker/Miss Simmons relations. Suggest S.T. Spears for any vacancy on Board.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1913 April 8
Has parties interested in large timber tract- wonders if he has any for sale. Glad Republicans in U.S. Congress are not going to say much about progress legislation. Thinks within 2 years Democrats Party will find itself in same position that Republicans were in
1910.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1913 April 16
Discusses timber tract he has on market. Thinks proposed tariff revision will be approved and results of such disastrous.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1913 April 11
Taken timber tract matter up with several parties will contact him if they want to consider same. Enjoying tending to his private matters. Hopes better times are coming but think it depends on tariff and other legislation of present Congress.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1913 April 16
Request maps and additional data on timber tract. Thinks L.T. Morlan interested and good chance for sale.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1913 April 24
Expresses thanks for 63rd Session Congressional Record. Thinks Democrats are going to fix Tariff Bill to suit themselves. Wants them to pass law to beneficial to whole country. Present business conditions will hurt Democrats next year.

Sutherland to Gov. Glasscock
1913 April 24
Other party looking at timber tract if they do not purchase, will send requested information.

Glasscock, Gov. to Sutherland
1913 April 24
Cannot understand why he has not received requested material regarding timber tract. Wants to show land to able buyer.

Glasscock, Wm to Sutherland
1913 April 25
Will mail requested data on land providing other party do not purchase it.

Sutherland to Wm. Glasscock
1913 April 25
Disappointed timber land cannot be shown to parties with whom he discussed matter. Delay in showing tract will prevent its sale.

Sutherland to William Glasscock
1913 April 26
Sorry, party has selected this time to examine tract. Will contact him if they do not take it. Wants to know if he is interested in North Carolinia or Kentucky land. Discusses same.

Glasscock, William to Sutherland
1913 April 28
Client impressed with Grant and Pendleton County Proposition. Will try to interest him in Kentucky land. Need at once data on West Virginia land and rates of freight from shipping of 70,000 acres in Kentucky.

Sutherland to Glasscock
1913 May 7
Owners of tract say that Glasscock's party saw land a year ago and was not interested. Advises him to check with them again. Otherwise, useless to offer property. Will send data on Kentucky and North Carolinia if requested.

Sutherland to William Glasscock
1913 April 30
Encloses requested rate data. Discusses future rate agreement with Hampshire Southern Railroad. Thinks lumber rates from Kentucky land to eastern markets too high. Informs that he has not heard from people regarding property.

Glasscock, William to Sutherland
1913 May 10
F.R. Babcock is an interested buyer of the tract. Must have details of other land in order to present it in a professional matter to interested party.

Glasscock, William to Sutherland
1913 May 23
Babbcock Lumber Company rejected timber tract. Thinks business will be paralyzed until after proposed tariff bill is passed. Thinks he could have sold West Virginia tract earlier. Reading Senate proceedings on Paint and Cabin Creek investigation. Asks what they are going to do about it if they investigate. Thinks Chilton should take same stand as Senator Goff in regards to the resolution ordering an investigation.

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Goble, Monte J. to Sutherland
1915 June 10
Invites him to make the Fifth-Third National Bank his headquarters whenever he is in Cincinnati on business.

Sutherland to Monte J. Goble
1915 June 12
Thanks him for the letter.

Goble, Monte J. to Sutherland
1915 June 15
Plans to attend convention hopes he will be there.

Sutherland to J.F. Godfrey
1913 May 6
Discusses tract of land for sale in Greenbrier County. Can arrange a showing.

Sutherland to J.A. Goff
1915 January 28
Informs that he has not paid rent on house and must vacate unless payment is made.

Golden, Dr. W. W. to Sutherland
1911 May 16
Wants appointment to State Board of Health - request he speak to Governor Glasscock regarding matter.

Sutherland to Dr. W.W. Golden
1911 May 19
Will see the Governor regarding State Board of Health appointment.

Golden, Dr. WM. to Sutherland
1911 May 24
Feels he can get position for him. [telegram]

Golden, Dr. W.W. to Sutherland
1911 May 25
Discusses his views on past and present Board of Health position. Hopes he can get favorable results with governor.

Sutherland to Gov. Goldsbrough
1913 August 21
Requests information in regards to H.W.E. Hauff's ability as instructor and musician.

Sutherland to Gov. Goldsbrough
1913 August 30
Thanks him for data regarding Professor Hauff whom he will most likely employ.

Good, Charles W. to Sutherland
1912 May 11
Will assist in getting him nominated. Encloses list of Republicans who can be helpful.

Sutherland to Charles W. Good
1912 May 14
Appreciates his support and list of names.

Sutherland to C.W. Good
1912 May 24
Thanks him for support.

Sutherland to E.C. Good
1912 May 24
Refuses to publish opponents connection with Chesterfield Heights Corporation matter. Will appreciate support of his candidacy.

Sutherland to J.E. Good
1912 May 24
Thanks him for his letter and support in campaign.

Goodykoontz, Wells to Sutherland
1912 March 20
Thanks him for interest in political career.

Goodykoontz, Wells to Sutherland
1912 March 15
Replies to his query concerning who he will support as Congressman-at-large candidate. Has placed his support to Mr. Teter.

Sutherland to Wells Goodykoontz
1912 May 8
Congratulates him on announcing his candidacy. Hope they both are elected and serve together.

Goodykoontz, Wells to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Congratulates him on election. Republican majorities in Mingo County reduced mainly because of vote buying by Democrats.

Sutherland to Wells Goodykoontz
1912 November 9
Appreciates his congratulatory letter. Sorry, them are not serving together. Apparently, vote buying took place in 5th district.

Sutherland to Goodykoontz & Scherr
1914 December 19
Highly recommends Robert S. Irons for their law office position.

Sutherland to Harry Scherr
1915 January 6
Thanks him for considering Mr. Irons for position.

Sutherland to Wells Goodykoontz
1915 March 2
Urges his financial Committee and Legislature to give the Geological Survey its usual appropriation.

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Gordon, R.B. to Sutherland
1914 February 19
Informs him of due date of his personal income tax report.

Gordon, H. F. to Sutherland
1915 May 11
Invites him to address "Stone Church" Bible Class.

Sutherland to H. Gordon
1915 May 14
If schedule permits will address class.

Gordon, H.F. to Sutherland
1915 May 18
Hopes he can address church class as later date. Discusses topics he might wish to cover.

Sutherland to H.F. Gordon
1915 May 28
Discusses church meeting he plans to attend.

Gordon, H.F. to Sutherland
1915 June 15
Postponement of meeting letter following. [telegram]

Sutherland to H.F. Gordon
1915 June 15
Wants to change date of scheduled address.

Gordon, H.F. to Sutherland
1915 June 17
Class will be glad to listen to his address on July 3.

Sutherland to H.F. Gordon
1915 June 18
Unable to address class on July 3. Suggest he secure another speaker.

Gordon, H.F. to Sutherland
1915 June 28
Hopes he can speak on September 3.

Sutherland to H.F. Gordon
1915 June 29
Discusses his schedule and proposed September 3 meeting.

Sutherland to H.F. Gordon
1915 September 1
Wants to change his speaking engagement to September 10.

Sutherland to H.F. Gordon
1915 September 3
Has not heard from him for a while. Discovered that a substitute was found for the September 3rd meeting.

Gordon, R. B. to Sutherland
1916 January 26
Discusses deadline for tax refund.

Sutherland to R.B. Gordon
1916 January 27
Informs that he filed income tax return. Will go over matter with him concerning refund with him.

Gordon, R.B. to Sutherland
1916 February 25
Remainder concerning income tax report.

Gordon R.B. to Sutherland
1916 December 23
Thanks him for remembrance.

Gorman, Douglas to Sutherland
1915 October 25
Request data regarding coal property as advertised in the "Black Diamond."

Sutherland to Cumberland Coal Company
1915 October 27
Give requested information concerning coal land for sale.

Gould, S. Ross to Sutherland
1914 May 29
Thanks him for permission to use name as reference. Hope to see him at Davis and Elkins commencement activities.

Gould, S. Ross to Sutherland
1914 June 1
Hope he gets good position. Answered several inquires concerning him. Will try to be in Elkins for activities.

Gould, S. Ross to Sutherland
1914 June 29
On Behalf of 1914 Sutherland Class thanks him for loving cup. Sorry, he was unable to attend presentation. Secure teaching position in Md.

Sutherland to S. Ross Gould
1914 July 1
Hopes his work in Md. agreeable and profitable but urges him to attain his professional goal.

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[Grafton Banking and Trust Company] Sutherland to H.W.Chadduck, Cashier
1915 June 30
Requests a loan.

Sutherland to H.W. Chadduck
1915 July 1
Regrets bank unable to make loan.

Graham, C.L. to Sutherland
1914 March 2
Would like to know where he could find money for a big loan.

Sutherland's Secretary to C.L. Graham
1914 March 4
Sutherland is in Colorado investigating a mining strike. Will respond upon his arrival in Washington.

Sutherland to C.L. Graham
1914 March 13
Is unable to loan him the money that he desires.

Graham, John W. to Sutherland
1913 January 13
Offers him position as his secretary in Washington.

Sutherland to J.W. Graham
1914 January 15
Will pay for gas used at Blaine and Dailey house.

Graham, J.W. to Sutherland
1914 June 24
Informs of gas bill at the Healey house.

Sutherland to J.W. Graham
n.d.
Encloses signed application and check.

Sutherland to C.P. Grandfield
1917 February 8
Wants lowest price and terms N.C. timber property can be purchased. Thinks figures for high as given.

Sutherland to Dr. C.P. Grandfield
1917 February 14
Discusses N.C. timber property, Commission Price etc.

Grant, E.M. to Sutherland
1911 December 14
Wants to know if he has timber available for sale

Sutherland to E.M. Grant
1911 December 22
Thinks Washington conference was to secure support for Hatfield for governor. Has no timber tracts for sale.

Grant, E.M. to Sutherland
1911 December 29
Has buyer for large timber tract. Discuss his views on Republican governor nominees.

Sutherland to E.M. Grant
1912 January 1
Discusses Hatfield, Dillion, Mason and Harvey chances as candidates. Has no land for sale.

Grant, E.M. to Sutherland
1912 March 4
Submitted timber proposition to Cleveland party and included his commission in acreage cost. Expresses his views on political situation in regard to Congressman-at-large seat.

Sutherland to E.M. Grant
1912 March 5
Discusses commission he expected to give him upon timber sale. Thinks he is correct regarding Judge Robinson. Will make political decision soon.

Sutherland to Grant
1912 December 9
Will appoint one of his boys to West Point or Naval Academy if they are ready to take examination.

Grasty, P.L. and Co. to Sutherland
1915 November 15
Request particulars regarding advertised coal mine.

Sutherland to P.L. Grasty and Co.
1915 November 19
Owners of coal mine do not want him to place property in hands of real estate brokers.

Sutherland to Henry M. Gratz
1912 June 28
Appreciates his kind words. Confident of win.

Sutherland to Homer C. Gray
1913 January 13
Invites him to be his personal secretary in Washington D.C. Green, R.R. to Sutherland
1911 March 2
Wants to know if he favored the University dismissal of his father Prof. H.S. Green. Believes it was a political plot by Hatfield and Silver. [enclosure regarding Prof. Green]

Sutherland to R.R. Green
1911 March 6
Discusses his and Legislatures concerning views on University matter concerning its professors and appropriation.

Green, William E. to Sutherland
1913 September 14
Wants his orchestra to play at next social event.

[Greenbrier County Republican Executive Committee]
Atinson, F.F. to Sutherland
1912 October 12
Informs that he was assessed for campaign expenses in Greenbrier County. Requests payment.

Gregory, A.J. to Sutherland
1913 April 13
Has buyers for property he does not have. Wants data on Greenbrier County tract. Discusses profit arrangement if he makes a sale.

Sutherland to A.J. Gregory
1913 April 24
Need proper assurance and reference regarding parties interested in large tract before submitting any proposition.

Gregory, A.J. to Sutherland
1913 June 17
lengthy letter, script difficult to read

Sutherland to R.L. Gregory
1910 ------
Offers his service in Gregory's campaign.

Sutherland to R.L. Gregory
1910 July 14
Wants to discuss the organization of State Senate and his (S) candidacy for president of same.

Gregory, R. L. to Sutherland
1910 July 18
Discuss political situation in his county. Wants to talk over matter regarding Senate.

Sutherland to Joseph Grey
1912 November 30
Congratulates him on win to State Senate.

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Griffith, P.S. to Sutherland
1913 February 28
Informs him of appointment to building committee

Sutherland to P.S. Griffith
1913 September 5
Suggest replacing him on building committee since schedule is heavy in Washington. Will serve Lodge in other way.

Sutherland to W.H. Griffin
1914 January 3
Thanks for efforts regarding Cosmos Club membership.

Grimes, W.C. to Sutherland
1912 March 9
Advise him not to make declaration at present or give in to Intelligencer request for data. Wants to see his platform and advises him to seek other opinions.

Grimes W.C. to Sutherland
n.d.
Advises him not to make declaration at present or give in to Intelligencer request for data. Wants to see his platform and advises him to seek others opinion.

Sutherland to W.C. Grimes
n.d.
Discusses his recent political progress. Will advise him on decision. Believes Sutherland can get re-elected.

Grimes, W.C. to Sutherland
1912 November 9
Congratulates him on win.

Grimes, W.C. to Sutherland
1912 December 27
Prizes their friendship. Extremely happy he won elections wife and he plan to visit. Invites him and family to Keyser.

Sutherland to W.C. Grimes
1914 January 6
Wishes he and wife happy new year.

Grimes, W.C. to Sutherland
1915 January 5
Discusses at length the state and general political situation. Urges him to take stand.

Grimes. W.C. to Sutherland
1915 October 22
Urges him to make political announcement soon. Hopes to see him in Keyser.

Sutherland to W.C. Grimes
1915 October 23
Explains why he has not announced his decision. Appreciates his support.

Sutherland to W.C. Grimes
1916 January 8
Wants names of candidates for Congress that are canvassing. Thinks Hatfield has the "motion" of a candidate. Appreciates support.

Grimes, W.C. to Sutherland
1916 January 27
Replies to query concerning possible Congress candidates. Discusses Sutherland's chances for Senate and Congress.

Sutherland to W.C. Grimes
1916 January 29
Thinking strongly running for Senate. Discusses other parties who might run.

Grimes, W.C. to Sutherland
1916 January 31
Situation ideal for him to enter race. Confident he can win. Personally, unable to enter race.

Sutherland to W.C. Grimes
1916 February 2
Thinks in due time his boyhood dreams will come about Is seriously considering running for Senate.

Grimm, A.S. to Sutherland
1911 February 4
Request his aid in ridding St. Marchys of saloons. Wants him to vote for prohibition amendment.

Sutherland to A.S. Grimm
1911 February 11
Informs that he voted for the prohibition amendment.

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Sutherland's Secretary J.N. Grogg
1913 April 18
Has inquirer from coal operators wanting land. Request he submit proposition if he has suitable tract.

Sutherland to J.H. Grogg
1913 April 24
Greenbrier Co. property being examined by prospective buyers. Will contact him if transaction is not completed.

Gross, Winified T. to Sutherland's
n.d.
Thanks them for gift.

Grosscup, F.P. to Sutherland
1912 September 20
Request fund to assist Kanawha County Republican Club in campaign activities.

Sutherland to F.P. Grosscup
1912 October 7
Discusses law regarding contributing funds for campaign.

Sutherland to W.A. Grove
1912 August 21
Acknowledges rental payment. Will not pay future plumbing bills unless advised of necessity of repairs.

Sutherland to W.A. Grove
1913 March 28
Will rent dwelling to him. Discusses payment, water bill, etc

Grove, W.A. to Sutherland
1913 April 20
Encloses balance on rent due. Calls his attention to porch he agreed to build on house.

Grove, W.A. to Sutherland
1913 April 24
Informs that he did not agree to build porch but will give matter close attention. Can find another renter if house does not suit him.

Grove, W.A. to Sutherland
1913 April 26
Understood porch would be repaired. Has not received rental agreement or memorandum.

Sutherland to W.A. Grove
1913 April 28
Letter agreeing to his terms rental concerning house would be sufficient. Discusses porch and price he is willing to pay for building.

Grove, W.A. to Sutherland
1913 May 5
Has not received any acknowledgment of rental agreement.

Grove, W.A. to Sutherland
1913 May 6
Agrees to rental terms. Expected some form of agreement to be signed.

Sutherland to W.A. Grove
1913 May 8
Received rental agreement. Discusses repairs and payment.

Sutherland to W.A. Grove
1914 February 2
Discusses rent bill. Offers to sell him house.

Sutherland to W.G. Grove
1914 August 10
Has not received payment for rent.

Grove, W.C. to Sutherland
1914 November 2
Encloses rent and notice of vacating house.

Sutherland to W.A. Grove
1914 November 6
Acknowledges check. Wants to be contacted if he knows of good tenant.

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Gulick, Luther to Sutherland
1910 September 14
Solicits his aid in securing funds needed by Federal Bureau of Education.

Sutherland to Dr. L.H. Gulick
1910 September 23
Is interested in the educational matters. Has followed on his request for funds. Letter to Secretary of Interior follows.

Sutherland to Dr. L. H. Gulick
1910 October 15
Acknowledges his letter concerning enlarging Commission of education plans.

Sutherland to Dr. Luther Gulick
1910 October 15
Reference to Secretary of Interior's letter.

Gulland, W.M. to Sutherland
n.d.
Insists charter amendment be passed by council without compromise.

Gulland, William to Sutherland
1914 March 18
Appreciates sympathy letter.

William Gulland to Sutherland
1916 February 9
Encloses a news clipping that should be of interest.

Sutherland to William Gulland
1916 February 10
Thanks him for Pittsburgh news clipping. Expects to make announcement within few weeks.

Sutherland to W.H. Gum
1912 May 24
Thanks him for his recent letter and political support.

Guthrie, L.V. to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Congratulates him on election win.

Sutherland to L.V. Guthrie
1912 November 15
Thanks him for support.

Guthrie, L.V. to Sutherland
1915 January 7
Wants to see him if in Charleston for legislature.

Sutherland to Dr. L.V. Guthrie
1915 January 8
Wants to see him if in Charleston for legislature.

Guthrie, L.V. to Sutherland
1915 September 18
Had the pleasure to meet his daughter. Looks forward to seeing her throughout the winter. Discusses local political feelings.

Sutherland to Dr. L.V. Guthrie
1915 September 20
Thanks him for interest in daughter. Hopes to discuss political situation with him.


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