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Sutherland to L.W. Page
1911 June 16
Request bulletins his department publishes.

Page, L.W. to Sutherland
1911 June 21
Sending material. Will place his name on mailing list.

Sutherland to L.W. Page
1911 August 22
Discusses report he wants to make regarding good roads. Request date regarding other states that have created state road departments.

Sutherland to L.W. Page
1911 August 30
Appreciates material. Thinks large amount of prejudice needs to be dispelled before cost of good roads accepted.

Sutherland to Logan Waller Page
1912 September 10
letter too faint to read

Page, L.W. to Sutherland
1913 January 4
Wants to discusses road situation in West Virginia.

Sutherland to L.W. Page
1913 March 29
Sending pure West Virginia maple syrup.

Page, L.W. to Sutherland
1913 April 3
Thanks him for syrup.

Sutherland to L.W. Page
1913 April 5
Understands the syrup was delivered.

Page, L.W. to Sutherland
1913 April 7
Syrup is delicious!

Sutherland to L.W. Page
1913 August 7
Discusses letter regarding his nomination to membership in the Cherry Chase Club.

Page, S. Scollay to Mrs. Sutherland
1914 November 21
Request he appoint a committee to confer with Senate and House regarding passage of Library bills.

Page, S.S. to Sutherland
1914 November 27
Should contact Mrs. W.E. Baker about Library bills.

Paris, J.M. to Sutherland
1911 January 16
Assures him and the other Republican Senators Pocahontas County party people are supporting them.

Sutherland to A.M. Paris
1911 February 4
Informs that work of session proceeding rapidly. Expect to accomplish most all of their goals.

Paris, J.M. to Sutherland
1912 July 31
Invites to meeting. Dr. Hatfield, Viquesney, and Lockbridge will be in attendance.

Sutherland to J.M. Paris
1910 --- --
Thanks him for invitation. Discusses his schedule.

Sutherland to D.E. Parke
1910 June 15
Extends congratulations for primary victory.

Sutherland to Frank M. Parker
1913 September 18
Informs he is already a policyholder.

Parker, L.A. to Sutherland
1912 January 17
Discusses timber propositions.

Sutherland to Barker, Bridget and Company
1915 October 25
Informs his account will be paid by end of year.

Sutherland to Editor, Parkersburg News
1915 September 13
Appreciates kind words. Discusses sentiment regarding his candidacy.

Parks, J.F. to Sutherland
1913 March 12
Informs he has to turn over to Lynch and Batton the sale of his Greenbrier County timber tract.

Sutherland to J.F. Parks
1913 March 14
Will do what he can to interest Mr. Gainer in property.

Parks, J.F. to Sutherland
1913 March 15
Discusses five thousand acre timber tract and price.

Sutherland to J.F. Parks
1913 March 17
Discusses price they will sell tract.

Parks J.F. to Sutherland
1913 March 19
Wants to be advised as soon as he gets anything definite on sale of property.

Sutherland to J.F. Parks
1913 March 21
Informs they have another party examining property, prefer his man not show up until next week.

Parks, J.F. to Sutherland
1913 April 5
Wants to hear from him regarding Greenbrier County tract of land.

Sutherland to J.F. Parks
1913 April 9
Informs that Mr. Gainer did not come to Elkins, property matter still open.

Sutherland to J.F. Parks
1914 May 2
Will talk matter over with Mr. Robb and will write him fully.

Sutherland to J.F. Parks
1914 May 5
Informs Robb has written to him on matter. Hopes this party will look over Greenbrier tract thoroughly before reaching their conclusion.

Sutherland to J.L. Parsons
1912 November 11
Informs he has been elected Congressman-at-Large. Will check on balances and remit.

Parsons, J.L. to Sutherland
1914 April 27
Discusses premiums their records indicate are due.

Sutherland to J.L. Parsons
1914 May 11
Informs his records show premiums were paid.

Sutherland to J.L. Parsons
1914 June 27
Request he remove Sutherland's name as agent for company.

Sutherland to J.L. Parsons
1914 September 5
Informs that Mr. Stalnaker looking into matter. Believes matter was settled.

Sutherland to J.L. Parsons
1914 October 5
Has asked Mr. Stalnaker to advise him regarding premiums on policies.

Parsons, J.L. to Sutherland
1914 October 29
Wants to bring matter to close and seeks cooperation.

Sutherland's Secretary to J.F. Parsons
1914 October 30
Informs that Sutherland is campaigning.

Sutherland to J.L. Parsons
1914 December 8
Assures he wants matter straightened out.

Paull, A.S. to Sutherland
1912 May 8
Informs that he, Ray Naylor and Alfred Paull will support his candidacy.

Paull, Alfred to Sutherland
1912 May 10
Informs that E.H. Harper (African-American) asks for his vote; agreed providing he would vote for Sutherland. Encloses Harper's card; thinks he should be of service.

Sutherland to A.S. Paull
1912 May 14
Will be glad to assist Harper in his candidacy. Plans to contact him on the matter.

Paull, Alfred to Sutherland
1913 October 11
Encloses a Lost Commission Certificate for his signature.

Paull, Alfred to Sutherland
1913 October 11
Discusses cancellation of policy.

Sutherland to Alfred Paull
1913 October 22
Explain delay in returning signed certificate.

Paull, Alfred to Sutherland
1913 October 23
Acknowledges letter regarding certificate.

Sutherland to Alfred Paull
1914 March 17
Surprised to get statement which he believes is in error; wants explanation.

Sutherland to Alfred Paull
1914 March 21
Informs his letter forwarded to Mr. Stalnaker - who will look into insurance matter.

Paull, Alfred to Sutherland
1914 April 3
Has not been able to check up on old balance.

Sutherland to Alfred Paull
1914 April 9
Will take care of insurance matter.

Paull, Alfred to Sutherland
1914 May 14
Inquires of bills due.

Sutherland to Alfred Paull and Sons
1914 May 15
Thought he has informed him regarding checking old accounts. Will pay if due.

Paull, Alfred to Sutherland
1914 June 30
Wants to know if he has checked records at Elkins.

Sutherland to Alfred Paull
1914 July 1
Will check on records this week. Paull, Alfred and Son to Sutherland
1914 September 24
Acknowledges letter. Paull, Alfred and son to Sutherland
1915 December 21
Company wants check sent in order to balance at end of year.

Paull Alfred and son to Sutherland
1915 December 1
Acknowledges his letter regarding note.

Sutherland to Alfred Paull and son
1916 January 7
Wants to know if they received check.

Sutherland to J.W. Paul
1916 February 17
Wishes him success with firm of Hall and Paul. [announcement follows]

Pauley, P. Lee to Sutherland
---- December 9
Invites him to breakfast.

Pearson, R.P. to Sutherland
1911 February 11
Lengthy discussion of House Bill No. 286.

Sutherland to R.P. Pearson
1911 February 20
Informs that state administration to make appointments of County Engineers optional in several counties.

Pearson, R.P. to Sutherland
1912 May 10
He and his friends support his candidacy. Traveling to Tucker County; will convey messages if requested.

Peer, Sam to Sutherland
1912 March 25
Provides update on political sentiment in the area regarding Teter and Montgomery.

Sutherland to Peoples National Bank
1913 June 28
Discusses and encloses joint note.

[Peoples Trust Company]
Sutherland to Dudley Harley, Cashier
1917 January 28
At suggestion of Mr. Bowers, encloses a collateral note and share of Baldwin Supply Company. Discusses financial standing of the company.

[Peoples Trust Company]
Harley, Dudley to Sutherland
1917 January 29
Informs company discounted his note and credited his account in their books. Sending check and bank book.

[Peoples Trust Company]
Sutherland's Secretary to Dudley Harley
1917 January 30
Acknowledges letter to Congressman Sutherland.

Sutherland to Fred Perley
1910 November 11
Will pay for expenses incurred for voters transportation.

Perley, F.A. to Sutherland
1910 November 12
Informs no expense involved for transportation.

Sutherland to Perry Mason Company
1914 March 2
Wants address changed.

Perry, W.W. to Sutherland
1912 October 2
Request financial assistance on behalf of Logan County Representative Executive Committee.

Sutherland to W.W. Perry
1912 October 7
Acknowledges his request. Discusses limitations on expenditures according to law.

Sutherland to W.W. Perry
1912 October 15
Regrets cancellation of speech. Hopes England returns to Senate by majority.

Peterson, B.W. to Sutherland
1913 June 24
Sending book and poem. Pleasure to meet he and Mrs. Sutherland.

Sutherland's Secretary to B.W. Peterson
1914 February 19
Informs Sutherland unable to attend Wellsburg banquet.

Sutherland to B.W. Peterson
1915 May 17
Offers for sale shares of Middle Fork District Coal and Land Company.

Sutherland to J.G. Pew
1913 March 21
Offers to sell his interest in Yates farm wells.

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Phares, G.R. to Sutherland
1911 January 15
Wants him to attend to matter concerning George W. Wamsley's pardon.

Sutherland to G.R. Phares
1911 February 11
Was glad to assist in matter of Wamsley's pardon.

Phenis, Albert to Sutherland
1912 August 30
Requests a "wire" informing when Senator Davis will be at home. [telegram]

Sutherland to Philadelphia Enquirer
1915 March 2
Would like newspaper sent to his Elkins' home.

Phillips, G.W. to Sutherland
1910 June 3
Wants to be compensated for political work.

Sutherland to G.W. Phillips
1910 June 8
Urges him to cast his ballot for Senator Scott, Senator Blue, and Congressman Sturgiss.

Sutherland to J.F. Phillips
1913 January 28
Encloses assignment of lease.

Phillips, J.J. to Sutherland
1912 February 3
Public sentiment in his area favors Roosevelt. Warns of increase in Socialists.

Sutherland to A.D. Pickering
1912 May 24
Thanks him for support.

Pickering, A.D. to Sutherland
1912 October 27
Informs he has the total support of Meadow River Lumber Company officials.

Pickford, Thomas H. to Sutherland
1913 February 24
Describes apartment rooms he has for rent in Washington.

Sutherland to Thomas H. Pickford
1913 February 26
Will look at apartments next time in Washington.

Pierce, Carleton C. to Sutherland
1912 May 10
Glad he is candidate for Congressman-at-Large.

Sutherland to Carleton C. Pierce
1912 May 14
Request he do some campaigning on his behalf.

Sutherland to C.C. Pierce
1912 May 24
Thanks him for list of names.

Pierce, Carleton C. to Sutherland
1912 November 8
Congratulates him on great campaign and election.

Sutherland to Carleton Pierce
1912 November 11
Thanks him for letter.

Pierce, C.C. to Sutherland
1913 March 21
Discusses timber property price, acreage, and other vital information.

Piercy, J.M. to Sutherland
1912 February 7
Favors Taft. No news on other political matters.

Piggott, J.T. to Sutherland
1916 April 12
Suggests he make speech to G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) meeting and a political speech in evening.

Sutherland to J.T. Piggott
1916 April 13
Wants to speak to soldiers. Feels it is discourteous to Governor White to make Parkersburg speech.

Piggott, J.T. to Sutherland
1916 April 17
Informs of resolution recently passed by G.A.R. Post #14.

Sutherland to Piggott, W.L.
1910 June 8
Weeks his assistance in obtaining votes.

Sutherland to Frank Platt
1913 March 27
Wants specific information regarding North Carolina property.

Sutherland to F.H. Platt
1913 April 24
Discusses real estate property. Will submit information to his party.

Platt, F.H. to Sutherland
1913 April 26
Informs North Carolina property has been withdrawn from the market.

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[C.J. Poe]
Sutherland to F.J. Farnsworth
1915 June 26
Wants him to collect twenty dollars due him by C.J. Poe.

Sutherland to Charles J. Poe
1915 August 4
Informs that check was protested upon presentation. Would like for him to issue another check covering charges.

Poe, F.B. to Sutherland
1913 February 19
Wants to know type of apartment or house he plans to rent.

Sutherland to F.B. Poe
1913 February 24
Describes type of rental property he wants.

Poe, F.B. to Sutherland
1913 February 26
Offers to show him Washington rental properties.

Poffenbarger, George to Sutherland
1912 February 17
Asks for his support as a candidate for re-election.

Sutherland to Judge George Poffenbarger
1912 February 22
Will be glad to serve him.

Poffenbarger, George to Sutherland
1912 March 20
Acknowledges his letter.

Poffenbarger, L.S. to Sutherland
1912 May --
Offers to print his articles and comments in the State Gazette.

Sutherland to L.S. Poffenbarger
1912 May 8
Appreciates her personal interest in his candidacy.

Sutherland to Robert Porter
1913 December 13
Expresses gratitude for past kindness.

Sutherland to R.P. Porter
1914 January 7
Would like to have signed photograph.

Sutherland to The Post
1913 March 29
Wants newspaper sent Washington.

Sutherland to The Post
1913 August 23
Wants ad published. [invoice follows]

Posten, J.S. to Sutherland
1912 February 4
Urges passage of Elkins' charter. [telegram]

Posten, J.S. to Sutherland
1913 October 18
Hopes he is settled in Washington.

Posten, J.S. to Sutherland
1915 August 18
Wants letter of recommendation. Discusses reason for leaving country.

Sutherland to J.S. Posten
1915 September 2
Encloses letter he requested. Assumes he would be welcome back in West Virginia. [copy of letter follows]

Posten, J.S. to Sutherland
1915 September 30
Appreciates letter of recommendation and kind words. Discusses political situation in West Virginia.

Sutherland to J.S. Posten
1915 October 21
Informs that the people of the Second District are favorable to his candidacy to the Senate. Will continue to investigate the situation. Invites him to a street fair held in the city.

[Potomac Electrict Power Company]
Marchlow, E.S. to Sutherland
1913 September 25
Encloses application for electric service. [copies follow] Poundstone, A.M. to Sutherland
1912 --- --
Conveys sentiment of the Upshur County Bar Association. [telegram]

Sutherland to V.H. Power
1912 October 15
Unable to contribute to his plan.

Sutherland to Caleb Powers
1915 March 12
Will present data on real property.

Powers, Caleb to Sutherland
1915 April 3
Knows of some good Kentucky real estate propositions, if he is interested.

Sutherland to Caleb Powers
1915 April 9
Discusses coal tracts that may interest him.

[Hotel Powhatan]
Owen, E.C. to Sutherland
1915 April 30
Offers to rent him suite at Hotel Powhatan in Washington, D.C.

[Hotel Powhatan]
Sutherland to E.C. Owen
1915 May 3
Will consider the matter in the fall.

Pownall, E.T. to Sutherland
1912 May 18
Thanks him for his list of notes.

Pownall, T.G. to Sutherland
1916 January 21
Advises Sutherland that he can be elected to either office. Suggests making an announcement regarding his candidacy.

Sutherland to T.G. Pownall
1916 January 22
Has confidence in his judgement. Will advise him on Decemberision.

Pownall, T.G. to Sutherland
1916 January 24
Informs Hatfield's entry in race will not injure Sutherland. Assures he can secure nomination.

Sutherland to T.G. Pownall
1916 January 25
Glad to have his sound views.

Pownall, T.G. to Sutherland
1916 February 12
Advises many West Virginia Republicans feel he waited too late to enter Senate race. Thinks if he waits any longer, will lose Congressional fight too.

Sutherland to T.G. Pownall
1916 February 17
Thinks Judge Hoffman is in White's camp. May run because he feels he can be elected.

Pownall, T.G. to Sutherland
1916 February 18
Believes he is strongest man, if he has not "sinned away his day of grace."

Sutherland to T.G. Pownall
1916 February 26
Will appreciate his support even though he is a Marylander.

Sutherland to D.C. Pratt
1916 March 6
Acknowledges receipt of report on coal tracts.

Precious Woods Handling Company to Sutherland
1912 December 3
Informs company in market for specific timber.

Sutherland to Precious Woods Handling Company
1912 December 24
Discusses freight weights.

Sutherland to Precious Woods Handling Company
1913 January 2
Supplies information regarding freight rates.

Sutherland to The Presbyterian
1913 April 10
Encloses check to cover subscription.

Sutherland to The Presbyterian
1913 November 25
Wants to cancel subscription.

Sutherland to The Presbyterian
1913 November 28
Wants publication sent to Washington, D.C.

Price, W.E. to Sutherland
1910 December 26
Asks for his support in securing Normal School building at Hinton.

Sutherland to William P. Price
1912 May 24
Going to count on him to do canvassing for the upcoming election.

Prisoner's Relief Society to Sutherland
1915 February 1
Appeals for funds to aid destitute families.

Sutherland to Prisoner's Relief Society
1915 February 4
Encloses one dollar to help the cause.

Prisoner's Relief Society to Sutherland
1915 February 6
Encloses receipt for donation.

[Prisoner's Relief Society]
Sutherland to E.E. Dudding
1915 February 8
Will aid their society. [pamphlet and receipt follows]

Sutherland to J.G. Pritchard
1915 January 15
Congratulates him and expects to see him during the session.

Pritchard, J.G. to Sutherland
1915 January 19
Offers his service during the session.

Sutherland to Walter Pritchard
1912 May 23
Asks for his support.

Sutherland to Thad Pritt
1913 November 15
Wants to know if he is interested in buying Huttonsville property.

Pritt, Thaddeus to Sutherland
1913 November 21
Informs he is not interested in property.

Pritt, Thaddeus to Sutherland
1913 November 28
Discusses business proposition concerning Valley Company property.

Sutherland to Thaddeus Pritt
1913 December 1
Informs property has been sold.

Sutherland to W.K. Pritt
1912 May 24
Appreciates his support.

Sutherland to W.T. Puckett
1910 June 15
Congratulates him on excellent work at primary.

Puffer, S.P. to Sutherland
1912 December 30
Wants information regarding next State Board of Trade Good Roads Committee. Request meeting place and time.

Pugh, J.B. to Sutherland
1916 July 3
Wants description of Greenbrier County property. Has party interested in that locale.

Sutherland to J.B. Pugh
1916 July 5
Appreciates his congratulations. Thinks Governorship matter only disturbing factor. Discusses Greenbrier and Monroe County property he has for sale.

Pulliam, J.A. to Sutherland
1914 November 26
Offers house for sale.

Sutherland to J.A. Pulliam
1914 November 27
Informs he is not interested in purchasing property. Wants data regarding rent.

Sutherland to J.A. Pulliam
1915 January 26
Acknowledges letter.

Sutherland to J.A. Pulliam
1915 March 10
Wants information on his house.

[The Pullman Company]
Cook, F. to Sutherland
1914 February 14
Informs they have been unsuccessful in locating his property.

[The Pullman Company]
Sutherland to F. Cook
1914 March 17
Wants to make a claim for value of cap.

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RadabAugusth, F.G. to Sutherland
1914 December 9
Seeks aid for building Salem United Brethren Church. Congratulates him on win.

Sutherland to F.G. Radabaugh
1914 December 10
Unable to financially assist him at this time. Appreciates kind words.

Sutherland to Raine-Andrews Lumber County
1912 October 15
Asks for his active interest in Sutherland's candidacy for Congressman-at-Large.

Sutherland to Raine-Andrews Lumber Company
1912 November 15
Will work hard to justify his support.

Sutherland to Mrs. J.E. Raker
1913 November 28
Requests application blank for Congressional Club membership.

[Randolph County Good Roads Association]
Maxwell, C.W. to Sutherland and W.G. Wilson
1915 March 25
Informs they have been appointed to a committee to communicate with State Department of Roads.

Rankin, E.G. to Sutherland
1918 March 8
Wants to meet him in Washington. Introduces himself as a former classmate of his brother, Bert.

Sutherland to H.G Rankin
1916 March 9
Unsure of being in Washington as funeral for state delegate will be on Tuesday.

Sutherland to C.P. Ravenburg
1913 August 30
Discusses shipping family goods to Washington.

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Rector, W.B. to Sutherland
1913 May 25
Acknowledges his letter; will furnish information as soon as he returns home.

Rector, W.B. to Sutherland
1913 September 4
Informs his membership fee of $100.00 is past due.

Sutherland to W.B. Rector
1913 September 8
Explains why he cannot forward fee at this time.

Rector, W.B. to Sutherland
1916 October 16
Sends note and statement regarding Allegheny and Cheat Mountain Clubs. [notice of annual meeting follows]

Sutherland's Secretary to W.B. Rector
1916 October 23
Encloses Sutherland's proxies - he is unable to attend.

Sutherland to Alexander Redmond
1912 May 23
Glad he will support his candidacy. Will meet with him and other Club members.

Reed, Dr. E.E. to Sutherland
1916 November 29
Encloses copy of the Westminster College bulletin, which contains excerpts from his letter.

Sutherland to Dr. E.E. Reed
1916 December 5
Pleased college received gift. Davis & Elkins College is engaged in a similar campaign to raise funds.

Reed, Dr. E.E. to Sutherland
1916 December 13
Wants him to aid in securing President Wilson for Synod.

Sutherland's Secretary to Dr. E.E. Reed
1916 December 17
Acknowledges his letter in Congressman's absence.

Sutherland to Dr. E.E. Reed
1916 December 20
Thinks Missouri Democrat will be more successful in getting the President to speak.

Reed, Dr. E.E. to Sutherland
1917 January 27
Wants his photograph.

Sutherland to Dr. E.E. Reed
1917 January 30
Sends photograph.

Sutherland to James Reed
1912 August 23
Glad campaign headquarters open. Will visit soon.

Sutherland to Stuart F. Reed
1911 December 2
Wants copies of the Acts of 1911.

Reed, Stuart to Sutherland
1911 December 15
Will forward Acts as soon as they are delivered.

Sutherland to S.F. Reed
1911 December 21
Wants to know if he can have several of the advance copies.

Reed, S.F. to Sutherland
1911 December 25
Explains why he cannot furnish advance copies of the acts.

Sutherland to S. Reed
1912 August 14
Requests copies of the 1911 Acts.

Sutherland to Stuart Reed
1912 December 4
Encloses statement of his nomination and election expenses as required by the law.

Reed, Stuart to Sutherland
1912 December 7
Acknowledges statement.

Sutherland to Stuart F. Reed
1912 December 11
Wants to know date he received the expense statement.

Reed, W. Edgar to Sutherland
1913 July 30
Wants to develop his coal property.

Sutherland to W.E. Reed
1913 August 5
Informs that he does not plan to develop his coal land.

Sutherland to G.S. Rees
1915 March 5
Hopes he can see both men and arrange for money needed by Knobly Mountain Orchard Company.

[G.S. Rees]
Sutherland to H.R. Warfield
1915 March 5
Letter of introduction for G.S. Rees.

[G.S. Rees]
Sutherland to H.P. Bridge
1915 March 5
Letter regarding G.S. Rees.

Rees, George S. to Sutherland
1915 March 23
Wants advice on how to obtain loan.

Sutherland to G.S. Rees
1915 March 27
Advises on orchard matter.

Sutherland to G.S. Rees
1915 March 30
Will go to Keyser and discuss financial matter about orchard. Sorry that money in Baltimore was not granted.

Sutherland to J.W. Reeves
1916 July 6
Discusses the the building and loan associations in West Virginia.

Sutherland to S.L. Reger
1914 September 22
Wants him to go out on the Laurel Fork property.

Reger, S.L. to Sutherland
1914 September 26
Explains why he cannot go out on property.

Sutherland to S.L. Reger
1914 September 29
Mr. Ballah is in the hospital. Hopes he says good words on his behalf as he travels around the state.

Sutherland to S.L. Reger
1915 January 15
Explains why he wants him to go out on property.

[Col. Carl Reichmann]
Moore, J.T. to Sutherland
1917 August 29
Asks help in securing the confirmation of Colonel Carl Reichmann's appointment.

[Carl Reichmann]
Sutherland to J.T. Moore
1917 August 30
Will give Colonel Reichmann's matter careful consideration.

Reitz, W.R. to Sutherland
1912 August 22
Accepts invitation. Wants data on Tyler County political situation.

Sutherland to C.W. Rennix
1913 January 27
Informs money was left with ticket agent to cover cost of lodging, meals, and mailing of his leggings.

Renshaw and Company to Sutherland
1915 October 1
Wants data on advertised coal property.

Sutherland to C.C. Renshaw
1915 October 2
Gives land description, price, and other data.

Renshaw, C.C. to Sutherland
1915 October 4
Will meet him in Baltimore to discuss Taylor County property.

Renshaw, C.C. to Sutherland
1915 October 8
Wants information regarding property.

[C.C. Renshaw]
Heskitt, C.C. to Sutherland
1915 October 9
Sends list of information regarding tracts near Flemington.

Sutherland to C.C. Renshaw
1915 October 11
Sends requested information on Taylor County tracts.

Renshaw, C.C. to Sutherland
1915 October 18
Has not received report.

Sutherland to Renshaw and Company
1915 October 18
Encloses coal analysis report on T.B Davis mine property.

Sutherland to Renshaw and Company
1915 October 26
Wants to know what progress he is making concerning Davis mine property.

Renshaw, C.C. to Sutherland
1915 October 30
Wants until November to make final reply regarding mine property.

Sutherland to Renshaw and Company
1915 October 31
Does not allow the option. Informs of Cleveland party who is trying to buy the property. The first one ready to close will receive the sale. [telegram]

Sutherland to C.C. Renshaw
1915 November 1
Discusses reasons behind quick sale of coal property.

Sutherland to The Republican
1913 March 29
Wants paper mailed to Washington office. [3 copies]

[Republican Central Committee - Randolph County]
Shaid, P.H. to Sutherland
1912 September 27
Informs that Randolph County Republican Central Committee needs funds to commence campaign headquarters operation.

[Republican Congressional Committee]
Loudenslager, H.C. to Sutherland
1911 October 11
Sends copy of the Republican Text Book for 1910.

Sutherland to Republican Congressional Committee
1912 August 9
Will keep in touch with committee. Requests campaign textbook for the current year if published.

[Republican Congressional Committee]
Dinger, D.C. to Sutherland
1912 August 11
Will supply any material he wants. Discusses national and state campaign.

[Republican Executive Committee - Morgan County]
Starnes, R.L. to Sutherland
1912 October 18
Informs Morgan County Republican Executive Committee assessed him one hundred dollars for campaign costs.

[Republican Executive Committee - Tyler County]
Reitz, W.R. to Sutherland
1912 August 17
Requests his presence at a meeting to open campaign.

[Republican Executive Committee - Upshur County]
Hiner, C.E. to Sutherland
1912 October 13
Invites him to meetings in Upshur County.

[Republican National Committee]
Hills, Charles D. to Sutherland
1912 September 18
Wants advice and information from time to time regarding how Committee can help successful Republican party candidates.

[Republican National Committee]
Hills, Charles D. to Sutherland
1912 September 18
Requests a list of businessmen and manufactures in his county.

[Republican Registrars]
n.d.
List covering the First Congressional District

[Republican State Committee]
Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1912 July 12
Invites him to meet new Republican State Committee.

[Republican State Committee]
Bernheim, R.B. to Sutherland
1912 September 19
Hopes he can attend meeting on Friday.

[Republican State Committee]
Lakin, L.S. to Sutherland
1912 October 18
Informs National Republican Committee members are not in position to financially help state committee. Many State Chairman have stated they will not incur any expenses without contributions. Request his assessment of fifteen hundred dollars.

Rexrode, Godfrey to Sutherland
1910 November 4
Will campaign for him.

Sutherland to Godfrey Rexrode
1910 November 10
Sorry that the results are disastrous. Republicans must pull together and prepare for the next fight.

Rexrode, Godfrey to Sutherland
1912 October 13
Informs he is campaigning hard. Wants to know who is strongest presidential candidate.

Sutherland to Dr. A.S. Reynolds
1914 June 16
Will call upon Dr. Whiting and forward the results.

Sutherland to Judge F.M. Reynolds
1915 November 2
Accepts invitation.

Reynolds, James B. to Sutherland
1915 May 18
Wants to meet to discuss state matters.

Sutherland to James B. Reynolds
1915 May 20
Impossible to meet in Charleston. Will see him in Washington. [telegram - two copies] Sutherland to John M. Reynolds
1916 February 25
Discusses property of the Margart Coal and Coke Company.

Reynolds, John M. to Sutherland
1916 March 21
Requests answer regarding handling of Margart Coke and Coal Company.

Sutherland to John M. Reynolds
1916 March 22
Will cooperate on matter.

Sutherland to Wimer and Reynolds
1915 October 2
Wants statement regarding account.

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Sutherland to S.L. Richards
1917 January 4
If he has steel rails for sale suggest he contact Major Felton in Washington, D.C.

Richards, S.L. to Sutherland
1917 December 28
Requests name of Government agency that purchases steel rails. Wants a hearing on the action.

[Richardson and Watts Company]
Watts, William S. to Sutherland
1910 April 4
Discusses business proposition.

Richardson, G.H. to Sutherland
1917 December 22
Urges passages of good veteran pension bill.

Sutherland to G.H. Richardson
1917 December 28
Informs him that careful attention will be given to passage of bill on behalf of veteran soldiers.

[Richmire, George I.]
(letter not signed) to Sutherland
1917 October 24
Wants aid in securing job.

[Richmire, George I.]
Sutherland to -----------
1917 October 26
Needs name to forward to Civil Service Data. [two copies]

Sutherland to George I. Richmire
1917 November 1
Informs information will be mailed.

[Lloyd Russel Richmond]
Grimes, W.C. to Sutherland
1917 November 12
Wants to aid in the releasement of soldier whose parents are in need.

[Lloyd Russel Richmond]
Sutherland to W.C. Grimes
1917 November 16
Advises on proper procedure regarding soldier obtaining a discharge.

[Ratification Club of Richwood]
Deitz, E.E. and others to Sutherland
1912 July 31
Seeks his views on prohibition amendment, laws about liquor traffic. Informs that prohibition is party issue and his record will be filed for future use.

Sutherland to Richwood Ratification Club
n.d.
Clarifies his voting record in regards to the prohibition amendment.

Sutherland to Mrs. Rickey
1914 February 2
Sorry they cannot visit in Michigan. Selected to investigate Colorado strike.

Rider, C.E. to Sutherland
1912 August 1
Unable to attend Sutton meeting.

Rider, E.G. to Sutherland
1911 November 9
Will send vote tabulation next week.

Ridley, Dr. F.T. to Sutherland
1918 January 16
Wants investigation of medical conditions of military camps and cantonments.

Sutherland to Dr. F.T. Ridley
1918 January 19
Will take medical matter up with the War Department.

[Dr. F.T. Ridley]
Sutherland to Major General William Gorgas
1918 January 19
Wants information on conditions at various cantonments.

[Dr. F.T. Ridley]
Russel, F.F. to Sutherland
1912 January 22
Acknowledges letter regarding Army Cantonments. Explains that a thorough investigation is not possible because data is incomplete.

Sutherland to Dr. F.T. Ridley
1918 January 26
Encloses letter from General W.C. Gorgas. Will advise him on investigation.

Ridsdale, P.S. to Sutherland
1913 February 1
Invites him to become member of American Forestry Association.

Sutherland to P.S. Ridsdale
1913 February 7
Declines membership offer.

Riggs, R.A. to Sutherland
1915 June 23
Informs people in Wellsburg area favor his candidacy for Governor.

Sutherland to R.A. Riggs
1915 June 26
Is carefully looking over political situation.

Riggs, W.L. to Sutherland
1917 January 8
Seeks his aid in securing employment. Sends newspaper clippings of interest. [2 clippings follow]

Sutherland to W.L. Riggs and Brothers
1918 January 10
Glad to get their views on farm labor.

Riggs, W.L. to Sutherland
1918 June 17
Wants embargo lifted in order to ship apples.

Sutherland to W.L. Riggs
1918 January 22
Informs Railway officials do not seem inclined to lift embargo.

Riley, Bert to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Asks his assistance in securing job at Edison plant at Pittsburgh.

Sutherland to Bert I. Riley
1917 August 7
Will do all he can to get located.

Riley, Dr. R.M. to Sutherland
1917 August 16
Requests his assistance in securing same pay for Army and Navy doctors.

Sutherland to Dr. R.M. Riley
1917 August 18
Acknowledges his views regarding medical profession.

Riley, T.S. to Sutherland
1917 August 21
Wants to see him regarding a personal matter.

Sutherland to General T.S. Riley
1917 August 23
Will meet with him on Tuesday.

[General T.S. Riley]
Sutherland to Brigade General John A. Lejeune
1917 August 28
Request he furnish information and assistance to friend General T.S. Riley.

Rinehart, E.A. to Sutherland
1916 May 2
Invites him to Bankers Association Meeting.

Sutherland's Secretary to E.A. Rinehart
1916 May 4
Informs that Mr. Sutherland is out of the office.

Sutherland to E.A. Rinehart
1916 May 15
Unable to attend meeting.

Sutherland to Lloyd Rinehart
1915 November 9
Request data regarding legal action brought by John A. Chittum. Case may affect he and Mr. Robb.

Ringald, Rowland to Sutherland
1917 August 23
Request he vote for bill regarding Kent Island.

Sutherland to R.C. Ringald
1917 August 25
Will give Kent Island matter close attention.

Riordan, Daniel to Sutherland
1911 August 7
Reports his political findings.

Sutherland to Daniel Riordan
1911 August 12
Appreciates his letter. Asks for his support.

Ritter, Charles to Sutherland
1918 January 15
Wants to sell Governor a leasehold.

Sutherland to Charles Ritter
1918 January 21
Matter concerning gas territory has been placed in the hands of the Geological Survey. Suggests writing to David White.

Ritter, Charles to Sutherland
1918 January 24
Acknowledges his letter concerning matter of gas territory projectile and armor plant.

Sutherland to Lieutenant C. Ritz
1918 January 10
Acknowledges wedding announcement. [announcement follows]

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Roach, M.T. to Sutherland
1917 August 18
Informs newspapers suggest mines might be taken over by government. Wants to know if any changes and when the government will take action. [telegram]

Sutherland to M.T. Roach
1917 August 18
Advises no change in condition regarding coal. Expects price fixing to occur. [telegram]

Sutherland to E.W. Roberts
1917 October 27
Wishes him success at resumption of his law practice.

Robertson, A.A. to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Asks his support of employees liability law. [telegram]

Sutherland to A.A. Robertson
1918 February 1
Acknowledges his telegram on behalf of Brotherhood of Railway Trainment, District #362.

Robertson, W.T. to N.D. Baker
1917 August 29
Informs that they have sufficient room at their camp to take care of the West Virginia troops. Assures him that the people of Montgomery will be glad to have them.

Robertson, W.T. to Sutherland
1917 September 1
Requests his assistance in securing assignment of West Virginia troops to Camp Sheridan at Montgomery.

Sutherland to W.T. Robertson
1917 September 5
Acknowledges receipt of his letter, and he will give close attention to securing assignment.

[Zach Robertson]
Stevenson, J.B. to Sutherland
1918 January 17
Request he assist friend, Zach Robertson. [telegram]

[Zach Robertson]
Sutherland to J.B. Stevenson
1918 January 17
Will be glad to serve Zach Robertson.

Rocky Mt. Ind. Oil Operators to Sutherland
1918 January 7
Expresses objections by Wyoming nonstandard operators of the Walsh Bill. [telegram]

Sutherland to Rocky Mo. Ind. Oil
1918 January 8
Informs Walsh Bill passed Senate.

Roderick, W.P. to Sutherland
1916 January 31
Wants to know who he thinks is the best candidate for governor.

Sutherland to W.P. Roderick
1916 February 3
Acknowledges difficulty to express preference for either candidate since they are both personal friends. Still contemplating entering the Senatorial race.

Roe, Robert K. to Sutherland
1916 January 5
Asks if his shares in their company are of any value.

Sutherland to Robert K. Roe
1916 January 10
Informs that his shares have no value.

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Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1912 March 11
Encloses note. Will send another note should they Decemberide to drill other wells.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Extends congratulations on victory.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Request he and Mr. Robb go to Weston and investigate the gas propositions. Explains why they want prompt action on matter.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1912 November 15
Appreciates his kind wishes.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1912 November 29
Wants a report on well number one.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1912 December 14
Reports that well number one is making a little over one million feet.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1912 December 19
Wants report on wells.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1912 December 20
Informs that contractor had trouble getting the packer to set in the gas well on Yates farm. The number 2 well in Harrison County is doing well.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1912 December 24
Pleased with report. Requests information regarding rock pressure.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1912 December 30
Informs that the drilling of Yates well number 2 has been slow. Rock pressure on number 1; is 330 pounds. Will be checking with other wells in the area to compare.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 January 2
Discusses progress and condition of wells.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 January 11
Informs of status of Philadelphia Gas Company and Hope Gas Company.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 January 13
Will appreciate results of wells.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 January 16
Wants report on wells.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 January 17
Gives status report of their drilling wells.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 January 18
Informs local banks hard up and they want to arrange discount of his note elsewhere if possible.

Sutherland's Secretary to J.C. Roane
1913 January 20
Acknowledge's letter. Discusses the notes and the reports that they have received on the wells.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 January 21
Discusses his note and statement of well drilling.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 January 27
Discusses renewal note.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 February 5
Discusses gas well situation. Acknowledges his letter regarding renewal note.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 February 8
Wants actual results of wells. Discusses Weston trip.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 February 25
Wants a meeting to decide drilling of well. Discusses other gas companies production.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 March 10
Surprised not to have received note. Requests action on same.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 March 14
Acknowledges letter.

Roane and Chittum to Sutherland
1913 March 19
Suggests he contact Hope Natural Gas Company regarding purchasing their wells.

Sutherland to Roane and Chittum
1913 March 21
Wants to be kept posted on well proposition.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 March 22
Discusses notice of protest from Lewis County Bank.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 March 29
Wants proper endorsement put upon note and information regarding disposition made of revenue.

Roane and Chittum to Sutherland
1913 March 31
Discusses how they can handle dividend distribution.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 March 31
Seeks advice regarding forming a company to take up desirable gas leases in Lewis and Harrison County.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 April 1
Plans to purchase Weston Lumber Company planning mill; wants him to purchase stock in the same.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 April 3
Wants to know if any action is being made in regards to Hope Gas Company.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 April 4
Informs he is not interested in planing mill proposition. Wants matter regarding note settled.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 April 5
Thinks if he would investigate Weston mill, he would change his mind on proposition. Discusses note matter.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 April 7
Discusses gas prices and letter received from C.S. Holden, President of the Central Development and Realty Company.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 April 7
Assures that they will have no trouble selling wells to Hope Natural Gas Company.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 April 8
Quotes from Mr. Corrins letter in regard to the sale of the wells on the Yates lease.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 April 19
Encloses list of gas leases which warrant drilling. Holden willing to go with him on organizing company. Lumber people in Washington want to meet J.A Chittum and others. Should get rich frm their gas well.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 April 22
Encloses list of gas leases he failed to send earlier. Advises to let Democrats have their way about the tariff since they will get it anyway.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 April 23
Informs he is not too keen on getting into gas and oil business at the present. Hopes he can reach understanding about their Yates lease. Wants statement for March gas production.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 April 24
Suggests informing Mr. Pew they are working to secure modification of the leases from some of heirs and will submit him proposition. Informs some of heirs want them to buy them out. Thinks better price can be gotten from Hope Natural Gas Company if they do so.

Sutherland to J.c. Roane
1913 April 26
Discusses the Yates' lease.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 May 1
Informs of March report from Hope Gas Company. Trying to secure adjustment.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 May 2
Thinks they should get a statement of credits which they are entitled.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 September 24
Wants to know what progress he has made on sale of Yates lease.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1913 September 26
Discusses Yates and other gas wells. Will see him in Washington to discuss chemical proposition.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1913 October 15
Hopes he gets their leases straightened out so that a deal with Hope Natural Gas Company can be made. Chemical proposition does not interest him.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1914 June 12
Wants full report on their well investment.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1914 June 16
Lengthy discussion regarding the Yates wells in Lewis County.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1914 June 18
Appreciates his letter on well matter. He and Robb do not want to embarrass Chittum, but expect to be kept informed on matter.

Roane, J.C. to Sutherland
1914 July 29
Expects to be in Washington next week to visit he and Robb.

Sutherland to J.C. Roane
1914 July 30
Will remain in Clarksburg all next week.

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Roger Peet Company to Sutherland
1916 October 6
Apologizes for mailing package to the wrong address.

[Henry H. Rogers]
Sutherland to E.W. Knight
1917 November 7
Will get in touch with Col. Henry H. Rogers.

Roger, Colonel Henry H. to Sutherland
1917 November 14
Follows up on Knight's letter of introduction.

Sutherland's Secretary to Col H. Rogers
1917 November 16
Acknowledges receipt of note.

Sutherland to Col Henry H. Rogers
1917 November 19
Acknowledges his note. Will arrange a meeting.

Rohrbough, E.G. to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Glad he contributed to his election.

Sutherland to E.G. Rohrbough
1912 November 13
Expresses appreciation for his efforts.

Rohrbough, J. Harold to Sutherland
1910 December 5
Would like a clerkship during the next term of Senate.

Sutherland to J.H. Rohrbough
1910 December 13
Informs he cannot assure him a clerkship next session.

Rohrbough, J. Harold to Sutherland
1911 January 9
Wants appointment as clerk.

Sutherland to J. Harold Rohrough
1911 February 20
Explains why he was unable to secure him an appointment.

Rohrbough, W.H. to Sutherland
1910 November 5
Informs Republican prospects in Beverly area looks good.

Sutherland to W.H. Rohrbough
1910 November 11
Regrets election results. Republican party not organized in his county.

Rohrbough, W.H. to Sutherland
1911 March 24
Requests his aid in securing re-appointment to Board of Equalization.

Sutherland to W.H. Rohrbough
1911 March 24
Will be glad to recommend him to Board.

Rohrbough, W.H. to Sutherland
1912 February 2
Majority of Republicans favor Roosevelt.

Rohrbough, W.H. to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Offers congratulations.

Sutherland to W.H. Rohrbough
1912 November 8
Thanks him for the letter.

Sutherland to W.H. Rohrbough
1915 June 26
Inquires about his celebration plans for the fourth of July.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1911 January 8
Seeks his aid in securing job for Harold. Sorry to hear of Senator Elkins' death.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1911 January 16
Points out that the Republican Senators are having their troubles.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1911 February 4
Unable to get position for Harold. Discusses situation in regards to appointments.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1911 March 20
Informs McLauglin Brothers want to drill their well deeper and want help from him and other owners of nearby wells.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1911 March 21
Discusses drilling of various wells. Informs being a candidate for Governor too expensive.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1912 May 24
Will remember his support.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1912 December 2
Offers belated congratulations on election win.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1913 July 21
Discusses coal proposition.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1913 July 28
Discusses how they could handle coal property options.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1913 November 15
Hemlick and others obtained an extension on the option.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1913 November 17
Does not think there is much chance handling coal lands. Thinks there will be a revival of business after the Banking and Currency Bill is passed.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1914 January 1
Discusses coal proposition.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1914 January 5
Informs under present conditions there is no prospects for selling the coal land.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1914 February 16
Hopes he can contribute to Harmony M.E. Church repair fund.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1914 September 21
Has timber and coal property at Pickens for sale. Favorable.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1914 September 22
Informs his schedule prevents him from even t hinking of private matters. Glad everybody in his area is favorable to him.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1915 June 6
Invitation extended.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1915 July 1
Will arrive at Sand Run on Saturday.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1915 July 25
Discusses Pickens property that he wants him to sell.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1915 July 26
Doubts if a quick sale can be made on his Pickens property. Regrets it rained during his speech.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1915 July 30
Describes his land and timber near Pickens. Hopes he runs for Governor of West Virginia.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1915 August 2
Doubts if he can dispose of his property. Discusses upcoming political campaign.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1915 August 17
Will consider selling coal underlying Howell tract but not at ten dollars per acre. Will contact him whenever he decides to become a candidate.

Rohrbough, W.L. to Sutherland
1915 September 10
Hopes he announces his candidacy. Charleston man says Sutherland would win easily.

Sutherland to W.L. Rohrbough
1915 September 13
Plans to continue looking over Senatorial situation throughout the state before making a decision. Appreciates his support.

[Albert Roher]
Dyer, S.C. to Sutherland
1917 December 26
Letter introducing Albert Rohrer.

[Albert Roher]
Sutherland to S.C. Dyer
1917 December 27
Informs that he talked with Albert Rohrer. Will be glad to assist him.

Sutherland to Sheriff Russell Rollyson
1913 November 25
Wants statement of taxes on his property.

Sutherland to R.N. Rollyson
1916 February 26
Requests memoranda of his notes regarding his lots.

Sutherland to Sheriff R.N. Rollyson
1916 December 1
Requests statement of taxes on his lots at Gassaway.

Sutherland to Sheriff R.N. Rollyson
1916 December 6
Acknowledges receipt of statement. Encloses check.

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Robb, Charles, S. to Sutherland
1913 January 17
Suggests he see Moore and Hill regarding properties they offer to exchange. Encloses renewal note for signature.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 January 20
Discusses their well holdings. Encloses copy of letter written by J.C. Roane. [copy follows]

Vandervort, J.S. to Sutherland
1913 April 2
Expresses disappointment on renewal note matter.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1913 April 10
Anxious to discuss Greenbrier property matter. Encloses Alex Clohan's letter regarding orchard.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 April 11
Regrets not seeing him Washington. Discusses several business investments and propositions.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1913 April 12
Thinks they should meet in Marchtinsburg to look over property. Mentions certificate.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 April 12
Will inform him on loan requested from Parkersburg bank. Wants to see orchard. Encloses Mr. Pew's letter.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 April 15
Informs he does not know where money could be borrowed. Thinks he should write J.H. Grogg. Mr. Romine due to arrive to see property. [copy of letter from G.E. Work follows]

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 April 20
Sent map to Mr. Yeager at Marlinton. Requested that Mr. Yeager to let him know party's decision. Parks never made an appearance.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1913 April 24
Encloses certificate from Secretary of State covering his appointment as attorney for Greenbrier Land Company. Wants him to see Alex Clehan regarding orchard. Thinks they can find money for purchase.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1913 April 25
Sends letter from Mr. Turner regarding an apartment house.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1913 May 2
Discusses orchard propositions and Yates lease.

Robbs, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 May 5
Thinks they should meet Mr. Clohan regarding orchard proposition. Yeager thinks the C & O Railroad will take their Greenbrier land.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 May 6
Will arrange to go to Martinsburg. Encloses note of First National Bank at Belington for his signature.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1913 May 7
Discusses their meeting with Alex Clohan.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1913 June 11
Encloses Swisher's letter and his reply; will discuss matter with him in Elkins.

Vandervort, J.S. to Sutherland
1913 July 17
Explains the banks position in regard to his and Robb's note.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 September 10
Will let him know if he hears from Aspinwall. Sent new note to Swisher for signature. Glad he found such suitable house.

Sutherland to C.S Robb
1913 September 12
Discusses his family's move to Washington and the possibility of renting Dailey's house.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 September 15
Discusses his move to Washington and the renewal note.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 September 18
Wants opinion of Livingston and Scott. Discusses their move to Washington and the Daily house.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1913 September 21
Will contact Livingston and Scott on matter. Have party interested in Kentucky timber and coal property. Will offer his property to them. Expect to vote on tariff next week.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1913 November 13
Discusses the Greenbrier County property deal.

Robb, C.S. to Sutherland
1913 November 14
Encloses note and check.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1913 November 26
Wants memorandum regarding Valley Company and his personal taxes.

Sutherland to C.S Robb
1913 December 6
Acknowledges renewal of his insurance policy.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 January 7
Since he is in real estate business now he has better facilities for investigating the enclosed matter.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 January 24
Encloses tax statements and check. Requested Swisher to send check.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1914 April 7
Suggested to Swisher details of trade proposition be sent to him.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1913 May 5
Can meet him at Martinsburg. [telegram]

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 May 11
Informed Swisher that the property will soon be delinquent unless taxes are paid.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 June 1
Proposition does not appeal to him at all. Asks if Swisher sent check.

Robb, C.S. to Sutherland
1914 June 11
Expresses his disgust on well matter. Suggest he write Chittum and Roane.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 June 12
Thinks they better arrange it with First National Bank if they expect to borrow future money there. Thoroughly disgusted with Chittum and Roane.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 June 17
Encloses letter and statement he received from Chittum. Appears his "saucy" letter brought an answer.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1914 June 22
Request check to cover his share on note and tax.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1914 July 20
Encloses renewal note for his signature. Glad Mrs. Sutherland coming to Washington.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 August 1
Sends information about timber in Centralia, Washington. Also has other properties for sale.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 September 29
Will write auditor regarding land taxes.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 October 9
Encloses letter from Sheriff. Thinks they better take care of matter.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1914 October 17
Informs that he has written his friends seeking campaign contributions. Informs Robb, his treasurer, to deposit the money in the his account at the Continental Trust company.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1914 October 24
Informs that they have a note past due at the Hendricks bank. Hopes his bid for re-election is successful.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1914 October 30
Informs that the bank will not renew the note. Received money from Mr. Allan for his campaign.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1914 November 6
Informs that check from Swisher was finally received. Sends check to cover note at Hendricks bank.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1914 November 10
Discusses election results and notes.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1914 November 13
Describes two houses his company has for rent.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1914 November 13
Discusses Buckhannon Bank note.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1914 November 14
Forwarded checks to Mr. Vandervort. Wrote Chittum for statement.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 November 17
Encloses renewal note.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1914 November 18
Informs of taxes due on Greenbrier County lands.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1914 November 23
May come to Washington if unable to locate a house. Encloses J.S. Owen's letter.

Keene, Charles to Sutherland
1914 December 14
Offers apartment for rent in Washington.

Sutherland to Charles Keene
1914 December 15
Informs apartment will not suit his purpose.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 January 8
Informs there is talk about an investigation being made of the enormous sums that have been spent to carry doubtful states. Does not think he can stand such an examination.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 February 3
Discusses renewal of Droney notes.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 April 6 Discusses his c
onversation with Baldwin concerning Baldwin-Chandlee Company quarterly stock dividends. Suggest holding meeting on the matter.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 April 7
Agrees stock dividends should have been paid. Chandlee made a mistake purchasing a car. Glad they moved over into Russell house.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 April 7
Lengthy discussion of Washington apartment buildings he thinks they should exchange for five thousand acres in Greenbrier County.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 April 8
Agrees to trade of properties. Makes suggestion regarding trust mortgage.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 April 9
Request he forward Greenbrier Land County Minute Book.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 April 15
Discusses business proposition involving Washington apartments and Greenbrier County tract.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 April 22
Informs Tuckerman has decided not to take Swisher's interest in Greenbrier Land Company. Hopes he can find someone else. Has been having difficulty regarding trade and second trust matter. References made to Baldwin-Chandlee Company.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 April 24
Agrees they better take care of Buckhannon and Hendricks matter. Knows no one who would take second mortgage bond. Hopes he can make trade.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 May 11
Hopes he benefitted from Baltimore visit. Discusses the Greenbrier property and Washington apartment proposition.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 May 12
Discusses his ideas on trade matter.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 May 18
Has party interested in large oak stave timber. Wonders if he still knows of any that is available.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 June 3
Wants to know if he found a bank that will take their note. Thinks they better contact Swisher in case they have to pay it off.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 June 16
Preparing note to send Swisher. Informs that Harding will not be able to use Richard this season.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 June 21
Discusses their notes.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 June 23
Encloses his check to be sent along with his check and note.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 July 1
Discusses handling of their note. Children are home for the summer.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 July 2
Discusses their notes. Glad that Richard and Natalie are home.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 July 6
Discusses their notes and the Harts Run property.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 July 7
Will let him know results of his effort to secure one thousand dollars from Phillipi bank. Will wire Swisher if he does not contact Elkins bank or Robb soon. Approves price quoted for Harts Run property.

Taft, D.J. to Charles S. Robb
1915 July 12
Informs bank is unable to make requested loan.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 July 13
Discusses where they might be able to secure loan. Asks if Swisher sent his check to Elkins' bank.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 July 16
Encloses note and check.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 July 19
Discusses their business obligations and Yates property.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 July 19
Discusses disposing of the Yates property.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 July 21
Discusses their notes and Mr. Chittum's letter.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 July 22
Discusses the handling of their notes.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 July 23
Discusses statement of Yates wells. Swisher has not complied with the bank. Wants him to tackle him "hard and low."

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 July 24
Discusses their obligations.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 July 24
Discusses letter from Jim Flynn. Mr. Minfar upset because they went over his head on prior occasion.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 August 3
Discusses their Greenbrier County Land Company stock and its worth. Swisher still has not paid the Elkins Bank interest. Bowers wants to take their depositions.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 August 4
Thinks they better sell property in order to sever business ties with Swisher. Asks if he received a copy of their assignment from Chittum.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 August 5
Discusses their Greenbrier Company Stock and trip to his Laurel Fork property. Glad progress has been made on his house. Swisher still has made no response to bank. Encloses Minear letter.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 August 7
Discusses matter they can handle their obligations.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 August 11
Suggest they better do something to protect themselves and bank in matter involving Swisher. Sorry his family's trip to Elkins was delayed. Invites them to stay at his home.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 August 12
Received notice of Droney notes. Swisher placing them in most awkward position with their friends.

Chittum, J.A. to Charles S. Robb
1915 August 12
Suggests he and Sutherland write him a letter authorizing him to sell property.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 August 17
Encloses a letter and statement from Mr. Chittum. Wants his opinion on sale of property.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 August 17
Request he send a copy of statement of receipts and reimbursements from Mr. Chittum. Will sign letter he wants if statement is acceptable.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 August 19
Discusses their notes. Received offer for their Greenbrier property.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 August 20
Agrees with him on Greenbrier property. Glad he got promise of the loan. Does not want to sign note as prepared by Smith.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 August 20
Informs he has signed a letter authorizing Chittum to dispose of their interest in the property of Yate's heirs. Requested a prepared statement regarding their interest in event of sale.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 August 21
Encloses copies of correspondence to and from Droney. Hopes refinancing is not necessary. Hopes little Cecilia is getting along nicely.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 August 23
Discusses Droney and Swisher in regards to the note. Cecilia and Mrs. Robb recently left for the Virginia farm. Hopes Cecilia does not need surgery.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 August 25
Have not heard from Droney or Swisher. Glad Cecilia is better.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 August 28
Informs him of the latest handling of the notes.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 September 1
Received notes and check from Swisher which is enclosed for signature. Heard that Chandlee disposed of some of his Baldwin-Chandlee stock. Will inquire about the purchase.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 September 1
Understood Davis bank note was discounted. Would like more information regarding the same. Will send Droney note and a check for interest share. Would like to have Chandlee's stock, but unable to purchase it at the present. Hopes he is in the position to purchase it.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 September 4
Encloses Droney notes and check. Asks if Swisher sent the prepared note from the Davis bank and if it was forwarded to Smith. Discusses Chandlee stock and appointed officers.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 September 6
Discusses their notes. Have no objections to purchases of Chandlee stock.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 September 7
Hopes he has heard from Droney and it is alright to renew his notes. Agrees with him regarding Chandlee stock buyers. Urges him to sell their Greenbrier land. Discusses his family.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 September 9
Discusses price they probably can sell Harts Run property. Encloses cancelled note paid at Hendricks bank. [copy of description follows]

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 September 9
Encloses Baldwin's letter. Discusses why they should not start a branch operation in Kentucky. Wants his opinion on the matter.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 September 10
Discusses his reasons why they should not branch out. Will check into Gibbs before they connect him.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 September 10
Expresses his thoughts regarding the sale and price of Greenbrier land. Received Hendrick's note.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 September 11
Encloses copy of his letter written to Baldwin regarding expanding. Asks if he knows any reason Baldwin may want to get away from Elkins. Invites Sutherland's family to visit.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 September 13
Will talk to Baldwin. Discusses his family's activities. Appreciates the invitation.

Robb, Charles to Sutherland
1915 September 15
He and his wife are interested in Natalie's move to teaching at Marshall. Encloses note from Swisher and the checks. Request he sign note and forward it to Mr. Rinehart.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 September 17
Sent note and check to Mr. Rinehart who will send cancelled notes. Wife and daughter have returned home and all is well.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 September 29
Wants him to mail check for his interest on trip to Baltimore. Sent his check to cover note.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 October 2
Plans to give th Elkins National Bank his check to cover one-third of interest on note.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 October 19
Suggests contacting E.H. Taggart regarding his proposition on Greenbrier land.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 October 20
Will see Taggart regarding proposition he proposed. Will write Sheriff of Greenbrier County regarding 1914 taxes on Greenbrier land.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 October 23
Discusses his conversation with Mr. Taggart regarding the possible exchange of an apartment house for Greenbrier timber.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 October 25
Has received summons to appear at Circuit Court of Lewis County regarding proceeding brought about by Chittum. If necessary, will go over soon and see where they stand. Will advise on matter.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 October 26
Requests check to cover fee to redeem their Greenbrier and Monroe county holdings. Swisher had party interested in Greenbrier property. Asks if Chandlees have left Elkins. Plan to move in new house soon.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 October 28
Favors selling Greenbrier property at reasonable price but not a sacrifice. Baldwin placed Mr. Reid in Chandleee's territory. Expects more harmonious work since Chandlee retired. Eleanor and Jim are keeping house at Mr. Washington. Encloses check.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 October 30
Acknowledges receipt of check. Discusses Swisher's handling of the Greenbrier County tract. Does not think Chandlee's withdrawal will affect business. Thinks board should guard against Baldwin making any mistakes.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 November 11
Approves of name change and stock dividend. Encloses proxy.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 November 15
Discusses their note at Lewis County Bank.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 November 15
Agrees they better look into Chittum matter. Discusses their Lewis County Bank note.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 November 16
Discusses how they can handle note. Prefers to renew it for the full amount.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 November 17
Suggest he prepare and sign two notes for Lewis County Bank. He will forward one allowed to be used and will return the other. Made strong plea for a renewal.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 November 18
Complies with his request regarding checks to cover notes.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 November 19
Vandervont informs it necessary to make a reduction on their note.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 November 20
Glad they agree on checks. Asks about Baldwin Chandlee meeting. Hopes they receive a certificate for interest in stock.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1915 November 24
Sends a couple of letters. Feels that they must keep their eyes open with regards to their interests in the suit brought by Chittum.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 November 26
Returns letter and agrees with his opinion.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 December 15
Sends prayer (chain letter) which he wants passed on to nine friends.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1915 December 17
Encloses letter written by Caldwell. Advised Caldwell to get party to make definite proposition.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 December 27
Expresses disgust with Mr. Swisher. Encloses Fleming's letter, check, and IR stamps on the new note.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1915 December 28
Informs he has sent his check for his share of the interest due on their note. Advises him to do same. Also informed the bank they are ready to pay their third of reduction. They are pressuring Swisher to do the same.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 January 22
Encloses Swisher's endorsed check and his check for the notes.

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1916 January 24
Acknowledges receipt of checks.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 February 18
Discusses how they should handle notes. Wants to see him as soon as he returns.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 February 26
Informs that he was elected as a member of the Y.M.C.A. Inter-State Committee.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1916 March 1
Encloses letter from Yeager and a copy of reply.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 March 11
Informs that he just returned from services at Mrs. Elkin's home. Would like to attend funeral at Elkins. Discusses their Droney notes. [copy follows - dated February 20,
1916]

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 September 15
Asks if he will accept Chairmanship of the Interstate Y.M.C.A. Committee.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 September 15
Encloses Swisher's letter and his check for share of interest on the note.

Robb, Charles to Sutherland
1916 October 6
Request he write party at Weston for statement concerning their real estate. Encloses check.

Sutherland to Charles S. Robb
1916 October 16
Discusses Mr. Chittum's handling of the Yates property.

Blair, Herbert M. to Charles S. Robb
1916 October 16
Informs that checks are the only sums that will be paid through him as special commissioner in Weston matter.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 October 17
Discusses the letter he received from H.M. Blair. Has he heard anything from man who was to look after their interest in Weston matter?

Sutherland to C.S. Robb
1916 October 23
Informs that as soon as election is over he will devote time to the Yates lease matter. Chittum informed he will treat them fairly - unsure if they can depend upon such treatment.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 November 3
Encloses copy of letter to the bank. Requests signature on renewal and forwards with the check.

Fleming, O.J. to C.S. Robb
1916 December 21
Suggests ideas on securing renewal of their joint note.

Fleming, O.J. to C.S. Robb
1916 December 26
Banks advises Robb and Sutherland to have temporary renewal matter closed.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 December 29
Unable to get Swisher to act regarding payment on notes. Banker Fleming is becoming more than impatient. Request he send his check.

Robb, Charles S. to Sutherland
1916 December 30
Discusses handling of the notes maturing at Grafton and Davis.

Charles, Robb to Sutherland
n.d.
Encloses check to pay insurance premium. Robb, C.S. to Sutherland
n.d.
Informs that nine dollars is left over in the Treasury.

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Robinson, C.D. to Sutherland
1915 December 14
Advises to send check and receipt. [telegram]

Robinson, C.D. to Sutherland
1915 December --
Informs that Conaway is going to sue Meredith. His attorney can compromise. Seeks advice. [telegram]

Robinson, C.D. to Sutherland
1915 December 14
Will pay for an agreeable settlement.

Sutherland to C.D. Robinson
1915 December 17
Understood you had matter closed. Wants to know the status. [telegram]

Robinson, C.D. to Sutherland
1915 December 17
Receipts mailed - all are acceptable. [telegram]

Sutherland to Clarence Robinson
1916 December 2
Advises his note made payable to him has been refused. Requests an immediate response on matter.

Sutherland to Ira Robinson
1912 February 22
Supported his bid for governor during a recent meeting at Keyser.

Robinson, Ira to Sutherland
1913 February 11
Advises that he and Flynn find price too small. Can handle fifty and the property is in demand. [telegram] Sutherland to Judge Ira E. Robinson
1913 February 11
Discusses the price and value of different properties.

Robinson, Ira to Sutherland
1913 February 14
Informs that Flynn is not agreeable to the proposition. [telegram]

Sutherland to Ira E. Robinson
1913 February 15
Acknowledges telegram. Hopes that he will be able to sell property soon. Will offer Logan County property.

Robinson, Ira to Sutherland
1913 March 1
Informs that he (Robinson) is not responsible for Logan property interference.

Sutherland to Judge I.E. Robinson
1913 March 3
Price change of Logan property was embarrassing, but doubts if he could have sold property at prices listed.

Sutherland to Judge Ira Robinson
1913 March 18
Discusses price of Logan County Coal property.

Robinson, Judge Ira to Sutherland
1913 April 4
Wants him to handle Logan property providing an agreement with Flynn is obtained.

Sutherland to Ira E. Robinson
1913 April 9
Has not heard from Jim Flynn. Will write again and try to settle an arrangement.

Sutherland to I.E. Robinson
1913 April 24
Encloses Flynn's letter. Wants him to name price on Logan County proposition. Sends condolences on death of his sister.

Robinson, Judge Ira to Sutherland
1913 May 24
Asks if he can do anything with the Logan County property on a thirty to sixty day option.

Sutherland to Judge Ira Robinson
1913 September 15
Wants information on Logan Coal property. Understands he is candidate for Governor in
1916. Robinson, Judge Ira to Sutherland
1913 September 22
Informs of option on the coal. Wrote to Flynn to advise if it has expired. Wants Sutherland to handle property. Does not have plans to enter the
1916 governor's race.

Sutherland to Ira Robinson
1913 September 27
Hopes to hear from Flynn shortly. Discusses Robinson's political future.

Sutherland to Judge I.E. Robinson
1915 February 3
Wants him to answer query concerning Big Creek property. States he is not a candidate.

Robinson, Ira E. to Sutherland
1915 February 4
Hopes to sell coal and settle personal affairs. Has advised Flynn to submit his proposition.

Sutherland to Judge I.E. Robinson
1915 February 6
Writing to Flynn. Thinks price should be made more attractive.

Sutherland to Ira E. Robinson
1915 May 19
Sends a publication issued by the Department of Agriculture. Discusses the danger that the state party appears to be in.

Robinson, Ira to Sutherland
1915 June 16
Wants to have a conference.

Sutherland to Judge Ira Robinson
1915 June 17
Suggests they go fishing and discuss matters.

Sutherland to Judge Ira Robinson
1915 July 9
Advises he will not go to Pittsburgh before next week. [telegram]

Sutherland to Ira Robinson
1915 December 18
Chain letter containing a prayer sent. [list of nine names follow]

Robinson, J.H. to Sutherland
1915 March 22
Wants to rent his South Elkins house.

Sutherland to J.H. Robinson
1915 March 22
Informs his house has been rented.

Robinson, Sherman to Sutherland
1910 December 10
Recommends R.S. Blair for clerkship of the State Senate.

Sutherland to S. Robinson
1910 December 13
Informs he favors a Republican for the position.

Robinson, Sherman to Sutherland
1912 November 6
Congratulates him on election to Senate. Wants to be Speaker and seeks his aid in securing position.

Sutherland to Sherman Robinson
1912 November 8
Congratulates him on election. Wishes him success in his desire to be Speaker.

Sutherland to Sherman Robinson
1912 December 2
Asks if he will support Stanley Hodges as Clerk.

Robinson, Sherman to Sutherland
1912 December 4
Discusses his and Stanley Hodges' candidacy for office of Speaker.

Sutherland to Sherman Robinson
1912 December 12
Discusses Mr. Hodges' abilities favorable for clerkship.

Robinson, Sherman to Sutherland
1912 December 12
As Speaker candidate, cannot pledge himself to Mr. Hodges. Thinks he can be of good to him; would expect Ritchie County appointments.

Sutherland to Sherman Robinson
1912 December 14
Believes he can be of great service to Hodges. Thinks he will be fair to Ritchie County.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1913 March 11
Acknowledges receipt of information concerning timber tracts.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1913 March 14
Acknowledges receipt of note in connection with gas proposition.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1913 April 9
Will examine matter and report back to him. Thinks price of their timber is too high.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1913 April 26
Discusses the Stears Coal and Lumber Company proposition.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1913 May 5
Wants to hear further news regarding the commission. Will advise if anything transpires concerning the property.

Beuhler, B.H. to W.T. Robinson
1913 May 13
Fully describes the Stearns property, including the lands, lines, and railways that are connected. Lists the various prices for the different timber tracts.

Robinson, W.T. to Sutherland
1913 June 7
Encloses letter regarding Stearns property.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1913 June 9
Have submitted Stearns property to party. Wants to know if he has done anything with Newfoundland property.

Robinson, W.T. to Sutherland
1913 August 3
Wants to know if there is any prospect of sale for the Stearns property.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1913 August 16
Informs he is not connected with any party who has been looking over property. May be able to get someone interested in it.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1913 November 7
Wants to know if titles to property have been investigated. Unable to donate any time to such matters. Feels commission should be more than two and one-half percent.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1915 March 23
Will give matter concerning property close attention. Wants to know the lowest price that can be named on property. Questions the commission.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1915 April 3
If description looks feasible, will submit to interested people.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1915 April 22
Discusses figures of Western North Carolina timber. Wonders if property was ever offered to the Allens.

Sutherland to W.T. Robinson
1915 May 25
Asks if he has any information regarding land in North Carolina and Tennessee offered by W. S. Sharp. Plans to go East for a few days.

Robinson, W.T. to Sutherland
1915 May 26
Has written for information; will forward on to him.

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Sutherland to Honorable Theodore Roosevelt
1912 January 24
Explains that sentiment in state is favorable to his renomination. Suggests that the state organize in his support. Pledges unqualified support of fifteen republican members of the State Senate.

Rosenfeld, Henry L. to Sutherland
1918 January 12
As requested, forwards copy of talk and a pamphlet.

Sutherland to Henry Rosenfeld
1918 January 14
Thanks him for material. Will be glad to aid his son.

Rosier, Earl to Sutherland
1917 July 28
Wants his aid in securing a job.

Sutherland to Earl Rosier
1917 August 1
Informs no vacancy available. Appreciates his efforts on his behalf last fall.

Rosier, Earl to Sutherland
1917 October 16
Asks if Charles Hughes was the Chief Justice or just a member of court.

Sutherland to Earl Rosier
1917 October 19
Advises Charles Hughes was simply a member of Court.

Ross, Joseph E. to Sutherland
1917 June 25
Urges him to find a job for him in Washington.

Sutherland to Joseph E. Ross
1917 June 26
Informs all the positions in Washington are under Civil Service or are controlled by Democrats. Will inform him if an opening occurs.

Sutherland to Joseph E. Ross
1917 July 3
Suggest he contact specific parties regarding his inventions.

Ross, Joseph E. to Sutherland
1917 July 21
Lengthy description of invention and his need for a job. [5 page letter]

Ross, Joseph E. to Sutherland
1917 July 23
Asks him to write to Dayton Wright Airplane Company regarding employment as an inventor.

Sutherland's Secretary to Joseph E. Ross
1917 July 25
Advises him to have some of his friends write endorsements of his inventions. Mentions C.A. Snow as a contact regarding the same.

Roth, Cora M. to Sutherland
1918 --- --
Request his aid in securing a Post Office position.

Sutherland to Cora M. Roth
1918 February 7
Informs she has been recommended to Secretary of Fourth Civil Service District. Her application not received.

Rothwell, H.W. to Sutherland
n.d.
Appreciates support.

Sutherland to Rothwell Coal Company
1912 October 15
Understands coal business. Will appreciate his support.

Sutherland to M.L. Rouzer
1913 March 12
Requests he secure payment due on account of bonds.

------- to F.A. Rowan
1912 January 2
Has execution against W.L. Marchesette.

Sutherland to F.A. Rowan
1912 December 4
Encloses statements on expenses for election.

Sutherland to F.A. Rowan
1914 December 12
Encloses deed for record. [2 copies - second copy contains reply from Rowan]

Rowan, Wellington to Sutherland
1912 December 5
Seeks aid in securing job.

Sutherland to Wellington Rowan
1912 December 7
Unaware of any positions at this time. Would be glad to aid him in securing a job.

Rowlands, Edward to Sutherland
1914 June 10
Requests payment of his note.

Sutherland to Edward Rowlands
1914 June 12
Explains why he cannot remit balance on his subscription at present.

Roy, Albert to Sutherland
1912 November 1
Informs he needs a "little help." Will do all he can to help him in the election.

Sutherland to Albert Roy
1912 November 7
Appreciates his support.

Sutherland to Martin Roy
1910 October 5
Discusses speaking engagements.

Roy, M.J. to Sutherland
1910 October 10
Discusses preparation for speaking engagements.

Roy, M.J. to Sutherland
1910 November 2
Must have notes regarding cost.

Sutherland to Martin J. Roy
1911 December 8
Wants him to investigate post office matter at Hazlewood.

Roy, M.J. to Sutherland
1912 February 5
Thinks Roosevelt will be choice in his area.

Roy, M.J. to Sutherland
1917 July 25
Would like to take an insurance policy out on his brother who is in the service.

Sutherland to M.J. Roy
1917 August 4
Informs no law regarding insuring the soldiers and sailors has been passed.

[Royal Arcanum]
Niess, Edwin A. to Sutherland
1916 --- --
Invites him to the a banquet for Officers and Members fo the Grand Council, Royal Arcanum of the District of Columbia.

[Royal Arcanum]
Sutherland to E.A. Niess
1916 March 27
Acknowledges invitation. Will attend if in city.

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Rucker, J.H. to Sutherland
1910 June 6
Informs if he had money for drinks he could get votes.

Ruckman, A.M. to Sutherland
1915 March 16
Offers him a business proposition regarding coal located in Webster County. Provides full description of the tract.

Sutherland to A.M. Ruckman
1915 March 19
Sorry he cannot buy his coal and timber land.

Ruhl, Mrs. John L. to Sutherland
1917 November 29
Request his presence at meeting between Senator Goff and the West Virginia women representing the West Virginia Equal Suffrage Association.

Sutherland to Mrs. J.L. Ruhl
1917 December 1
Will attend meeting if duties permit.

[R.R. Rumbarger]
Sutherland to Chief, Bureau of Employment
1917 August 18
Letter recommending R. R. Rumbarger.

Sutherland to Judge H.D. Rummell
1915 April 15
Congratulates him upon appointment as Judge of the new intermediate court.

Rummell, H. D. to Sutherland
1915 April 21
Appreciates his letter of good wishes.

Rumsey, W.E. to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Request he support House Bill #3344.

Sutherland to W.E. Rumsey
1918 February 4
Will give the bill careful attention.

Rupert, P.M. to Sutherland
1917 July 26
Wants information regarding government jobs - encloses clipping regarding same. [clipping follows]

Sutherland to P.M. Rupert
1917 August 8
Informs that the article has no foundation according to the Council fo National Defense.

Sutherland to The Rural New Yorker
1913 November 25
Requests a statement for subscription to date. Would like to discontinue the paper service.

Sutherland to C.S. Rusmisell
1912 March 12
Discusses Rusmisell's possible candidacy for State Senator. Further explains the political situation.

Russell, Bessie to Sutherland
1911 August 2
Thanks him for aiding her in securing a Post Office Position.

Sutherland to Bessie Russell
1911 August 15
Glad he has been able to assist in securing appointment as postmaster.

Sutherland to Charles W. Russell
1910 June 15
Congratulates him on results obtained at primary.

Sutherland to C.W. Russell
1910 August 6
Reports that a delegation was selected for the republican convention. Everyone wants a strong state ticket.

Russell, Charles W. to Sutherland
1911 June 21
Request he explain matter concerning Huttonsville Post Office position. Supports Bessie Russell.

Sutherland to Charles W. Russell
1911 July --
Encourages Mrs. Russell to get as many signers as she can on her petition. Does not think that Barrett can get the position.

Russell, C.W. to Sutherland
1912 February 2
Reports that Republican farmers in the area support Roosevelt over Taft.

Russell, Charles W. to Sutherland
1912 November 6
Hears he won by good majority. Family sends their congratulations.

Sutherland to Charles W. Russell
1912 November 7
Expresses his appreciation.

Russell, E.A. to Sutherland
1917 March 31
Requests that a Senate Gallery seat be reserved.

Sutherland to G.P. Russell
1915 March 9
Thinks there must be mistake regarding notice. Glad to be advised if he has an account at bank. He is in certain need of money.

Sutherland to Preston Russell
1915 August 27
Informs that property taxes owed by W.C. Russell's heirs are past due. Has been served with garnishee to pay fee.

Sutherland to J. Preston Russell
1915 October 1
Informs that barn roof needs replaced. Suggests having Walter Triplett put it on.

Russell, G. Preston
1916 August 3
Invites him to speak again at their Chautaugua.

Sutherland to G.P. Russell
1916 October 5
Encloses rent money.

Sutherland to I. Perry Russell
1911 June 14
Informs that he wrote a strong letter endorsing Bessie W. Russell.

Russell, I.P. to Sutherland
1911 June 23
Encloses petition for the appointment of Bessie Russell.

Sutherland to I.P. Russell
1911 June 24
Informs he was pleased with the manner that he handled situation. Mailed letter to Post Office Department at Washington. Expects appointment to become effective soon.

Sutherland to I.P. Russell
1912 April 24
Explains that he had nothing to do with his replacement by Keim.

Sutherland to Perry Russell
1911 June 14
Informs that he has written a strong letter of endorsement for Bessie Russell.

Russell, W.G. to Sutherland
1917 August 24
Awaits his decision. [telegram]

Sutherland to W.G. Russell
1917 August 24
Unable to give definite answer regarding speaking engagement.

Russell, W.G. to Sutherland
1917 August 27
Urges him to come to Wellsburg. [telegram]

Russell, W.G. to Sutherland
1917 August 27
Daughter ill, unable to make speech. [telegram]

Sutherland to W.G. Russell
1917 September 8
Explains why he could not attend Wellsburg send-off for local soldiers.

Russell, Walter to Sutherland
1917 September 10
Discusses the activities at Wellsburg. Understood why he was unable to attend.

Sutherland to W.G. Russell
1917 September 12
Hopes to attend future Wellsburg meetings. Daughter doing well after her surgery.

[J.A. Russler]
Sutherland to Civil Serivce Commission
1917 July 14
Wants information concerning rating and standing of J.A. Russler.

[J.A. Russler]
Civil Service Commission to Sutherland
1917 July 27
Reports that J.A. Russler's application was not completed as requested.

Sutherland to J.A. Russler
1917 July 31
Informs on reply by Civil Service concerning his application.

Sutherland to Editor W.S. Ryan
1912 May 10
Thanks him for kind words. Believes he can win.

Sutherland to W.S. Ryan
1912 November 8
Thanks him for support. Offers his service.


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