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BOX 9

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Sutherland to C.I. Saffel
1914 September 18
Informs that banks could or would not discount his note. Request a check to cover note.

Saffel, C.I. to Sutherland
1914 September 21
Informs his bid on Children's Home accepted. Will take care of note soon.

Sailer, Will D. to Sutherland
1913 May 24
Asks if he has cheap acreage for sale. Discusses commission on the sale.

Sutherland to Will D. Sailer
1913 June 2 Informs that he has a tract in Greenbrier County that is connected with the railroad. Provides description.

[Manuel Saldivar]
Marchcum, P.H. to Sutherland
1917 June 16
Urges him to request action by the State Department in regards to Manuel Saldivar. [telegram]

[Manuel Saldivar]
Sutherland to P.H. Marchcum
1917 June 16
Has taken matter regarding Manuel Saldivar up with State Departmnet. [telegram]

[Manuel Saldivar]
Marchcum, P.H. to Sutherland
1917 June 16
Discusses the facts relative to Saldivar. Requests his personal attention in the matter.

[Manuel Saldivar] Sutherland to P.H. Marchcum
1917 June 21
State Department advises that Mexican Foreign Minister has sent a telegram to the Governor of Chihuahua for a report on the matter. [telegram]

[Manuel Saldivar]
Marchcum, P.H. to Sutherland
1917 June 21
Advises of specific actions that need to be taken. [telegram]

[Manuel Saldivar]
Sutherland to P.H. Marchcum
1917 June 28
The State Department adivises that they have not been informed.

[Manuel Saldivar]
Sutherland to Robert Lansing
1917 June 28
Encloses telegram relative to Manuel Saldivar. Requests information on the matter.

[Manuel Saldivar]
Polk, Frank L. to Sutherland
1917 July 6
Replies to request concerning Saldivar. Suggest contacting attorneys in El Paso, Texas.

[Manuel Saldivar]
----- to Sutherland
1917 July 9
Informs no one by the name of Manuel Saldivar has been arrested in Chihuhua, Mexico.

[Manuel Saldivar]
Sutherland to P.H. Marchcum
1917 July 10
Encloses letter by Frank Polk regarding Saldivar.

[Manuel Saldivar]
Polk, Acting Secretary of State to Sutherland
1917 July 17
Informs there is no tract of Saldivar in Mexico City - reported with a party of Villistas at San Huan del Rio.

[Manuel Saldivar] Sutherland to P.H. Marchcum
1917 July 19
Encloses letter regarding location of Manuel Saldivar.

[Manuel Saldivar]
Polk, Acting Secretary of State to Sutherland
1917 July 24
Encloses date from Mexico City Embassy about Saldivar.

[Manuel Saldivar]
Sutherland to P.H. Marchcum
1917 July 27
Encloses letter regarding Manuel Saldivar.

[Manuel Saldivar]
Marchcum, P.H. to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Discusses Manual Saldivar's release. Appreciates help.

[Manuel Saldivar]
Sutherland to P.H. Marchcum
1917 August 7
Extends thanks for his aid in the Saldivar case. Offers future assistance.

Folder Sam - San

Sampson, W.O. to Sutherland
1918 January 5
Calls his attention to food situation in country.

Sutherland to W.O. Sampson
1918 January 7
Will give his attention to Selective Service Law.

Sanders, Alice W. to Sutherland
1913 September 10
Leaving for Europe. Encloses her real estate agents' card.

Sutherland to Mrs. Alice Sanders
1913 September 12
Acknowledges her note regarding her property.

Sanderson, E. Dwight to Sutherland
1911 January 16
Encloses copy of his address regarding West Virginia University College of Agriculture. Urges him to help obtain through the Legislature, suitable provision for equipment needed at the College of Agriculture.

Sutherland to Professor E.D. Sanderson
1911 February 13
Will give special attention to matters concerning College of Agriculture whenever they come up.

Sutherland to Professor E.D. Sanderson
1912 May 24
Will be with him on July
19.

Sanderson, E.D. to Sutherland
1912 October 24
Encloses a report made by Sutherland which he wants the finalized publication.

Sutherland to Professor E.D. Sanderson
1912 November 16
Encloses sheets from the report; hopes that it is not too late.

Sanderson, E.D. to Sutherland
1912 November 19
Report not too late. Congratulates him on win.

Sutherland to Proffessor E.D. Sanderson
1912 November 22
Acknowledges his letter. Offers his services. Sanderson, H.C. to Sutherland
1914 January 14
Offers his house for sale.

Sutherland to H.C. Sanderson
1914 January 16
Declines his house.

Sanford, L.C. to Sutherland
1912 October 4
Acknowledges his letters. Will vote Democratic. Wishes him well. Invites him to New Haven.

Sutherland to Dr. L.C. Sandford
1912 October 7
Curious why he plans to vote Democratic. Personal chances as candidate looks good. Fears party split will give the state to Wilson.

Sutherland to Mattie A. Sanford
1915 May 22
Acknowledges her commencement invitation. Regrets his inability to attend.

Sutherland to N.L. Sansbury Company
1913 January 22
Wants to submit list of Washington real estate for his consideration.

Sansbury, N.L. to Sutherland
1913 February 4
Offers to show him available rental houses upon his arrival in Washington.

Sutherland to N.L. Sansbury
1913 February 25
Will call when in Washington.

Sutherland to Senator J.W. Santee
1912 March 5
Asks his advice regarding becoming a candidate. Wants his help if possible.

Sutherland to Senator J.W. Santee
1912 March 15
Discusses qualifications needed to be his private secretary.

Santee, J.W. to Sutherland
1912 March 18
Replies to his query regarding political views on local citizens.

Sutherland to J.W. Santee
1912 March 19
Acknowledges his letter. Still undecided on political matter.

Sutherland to Senator J.W. Santee
1912 May 24
Expresses appreciation for his letter and interest in his candidacy.

Santee, J.W. to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Congratulates him on election win. Wants position of Assistant State Bank Examiner. Can he help?

Sutherland to J.W. Santee
1912 November 13
Appreciates kind words. Glad to see him become State Bank Examiner. Offers assistance.

Santee, J.W. to Sutherland
1912 November 14
Has friends that would like job as Sutherland's secretary.

Santee, J.W. to Sutherland
1915 January 23
Expresses his views on redistricting of the State. Mentions being a candidate.

Sutherland to J.W. Santee
1915 January 25
Discusses necessity of redistricting. Cautions to run for office is expensive.

Folder Sap - Say

[Sappington]
Raymond ------ to Sutherland
1917 August 20
Encloses letter from friend, Mrs. Sappington, regarding her husband.

[Sappington]
Sutherland to Raymond -------
1917 August 22
Discusses Dr. Sappington's chances of getting Captain Commission in the medical corps. Suggest the Maryland Senator or Congressman be consulted. [wife's letter follows]

Satterfield, Lee to Sutherland
1915 June 7
Informs of meeting of the Group "Six" of the West Virginia Bankers Association.

Sutherland to Lee Satterfield
1915 June 7
Will attend meeting if possible.

[W.K. Saville]
White, Robert to Sutherland
1917 March 12
Encloses letter regarding W.K. Saville whose records were found to be short by a Governor Inspector. Requests his aid in matter.

Saville, Mr. and Mrs. to Sutherland
1917 May 14
Asks his aid regarding their son's pardon.

[W.K. Saville]
Sutherland to F.H. Duehay
1917 May 16
Request he give W.K. Saville's case careful and favorable consideration.

[W.K. Saville]
Sutherland to Robert White
1917 May 16
Will take up Saville's case with the Department of Justice and will advise on status.

[W.K. Saville]
Duehay, F.H. to Sutherland
1917 May 17
Informs Saville is serving for second offense. Referring letter to J.A. Finch, in charge of executive clemency.

[W.K. Saville]
Sutherland to Robert White
1917 May 19
Encloses letter written by Duehay regarding W.K. Saville. Will contact him after hearing from Finch.

[W.K. Saville]
Finch, James to Sutherland
1917 June 19
Informs that petition in Saville's case was referred to the United States Attorney; no report has been received on the manner.

[W.K. Saville]
Finch, James to Sutherland
1917 June 21
Informs of latest development in Saville case. [telegram]

[W.K. Saville]
Marchcum, P.H. to Sutherland
1917 June 21
Request he has Secretary Lansing to advise Mexican authorities on Saville case.

[W.K. Saville]
Sutherland to P.H. Marchcum
1917 June 28
Informs State Department has not been informed of Saville's liberty. Will advise.

[W.K. Saville]
Marchcum, P.H. to Sutherland
1917 June 28
Request he contact State Department regarding Saville. Understands he is at liberty in Mexico City.

[W.K. Saville]
Sutherland to J.A. Finch
1917 September 22
Wants data on status of W.K. Saville case. [W.K. Saville]
Sutherland to Robert White
1917 June 22
Quotes from letter from Mr. Finch regarding W.K. Saville case.

[W.K. Saville]
Finch, J.A. to Sutherland
1917 September 24
Advises Saville application for Executive clemency not entitled to be received by the President.

[W.K. Saville]
Sutherland to Robert White
1917 September 25
Encloses copy of Mr. Finch's letter regarding W.K. Saville's case.

[Sam Sax]
Campbell, H.W. to Sutherland
1917 September 12
Requests his help on behalf of Russian Jew residing in Wheeling.

[Sam Sax]
Sutherland to H.W. Campbell
1917 September 15
Will take matter up with authorities concerning situation and welfare of Mr. Sax's family in Russia.

[Sam Sax]
Sutherland to Robert Lansing, Sect. of State
1917 September 15
Encloses letter concerning the situation of family of Sam Sax, a Russian Jew.

[Sam Sax]
Sutherland to American Red Cross
1917 September 19
Encloses letter regarding the Sax family in Russia. Requests he look into matter and contact him regarding situation.

[Sam Sax]
Sutherland to Boris Bakhmeteff
1917 September 19
Encloses letter regarding the Sax family. Request he look into matter and advise.

[Sam Sax]
Castle, W.R. to Sutherland
1917 September 20
Adivses that Mr. Sax can send money to family via American Express Company. Unable to help in regards to sending letters.

[Sam Sax]
Sutherland to H.W. Campbell
1917 September 21
Encloses letter from Red Cross concerning Mr. Sax. Will write upon hearing from Russian Ambassador.

[Sam Sax]
Russian Embassy to Sutherland
1917 September 22
Informs that he should apply to Red Cross in Switzerland regarding the Sax family.

[Sam Sax]
Sutherland to H.W. Campbell
1917 September 25
Encloses copy of letter from Russian Embassy regarding the Sam Sax case.

Saxman, E.F to Sutherland
1915 November 23
Requests information on property in Fairmont region.

Sutherland to E.F. Saxman
1915 November 24
Describes coal property he has on Market.

Sutherland to B.F. Sayre
1912 May 14
Thanks him for list of Republicans.

----------- to Natalie Sutherland
1915 March 25
Advises books are overdue from Library of Congress; request she return them.

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Schafer, Edward H. to Sutherland
1914 January 9
Offers him a timber proposition.

Sutherland to Edward H. Schafer
1914 January 12
Requests more data regarding timber property.

Schafer, Edward H. to Sutherland
1914 January 17
Discusses timber property.

Schafer, Edward H. to Sutherland
1914 January 20
Will be glad to see him in Washington. Requests information and estimates on tracts.

Schafer, Edward H. to Sutherland
1914 February 7
Informs that he will arrive at Shoreham at 5:00 on day of engagement. [telegram]

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1914 February 17
Regrets missing him in Washington. Wants to meet with him regarding timber tracts; has data on same.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1914 February 28
Discusses timber production in the Western part of the United States. Regrets missing him again. Tariff not affecting the lumber affairs in the West.

Sutherland to Edward H. Schafer
1914 May 11
Discusses timber tracts and price they should set on the same. * second section is missing

Sutherland to Edward H. Schafer
1914 May 25
Discusses a timber tract transaction he made. Requests further data on Schafer's tract.

Sutherland to Edward H. Schafer
1914 June 2
Discusses price and profit arrangement of Western tracts.

Schafer, Edward H. to Sutherland
1914 June 10
Discusses manner in which profit should be divided.

Sutherland to Edward Schafer
1914 June 15
Informs his proposition regarding one half of the profit is satisfactory. Will give property matter active attention.

Schafer, Edward H. to Sutherland
1914 July 22
He and others want to know what progress he has made regarding Centralia property.

Schafer, Edward H. to Sutherland
1914 October 16
Advises letting the Centralia matter rest at present. Requests prospectus on another tract.

Sutherland's Secretary to E.H. Schafer
1914 October 21
Informs that Mr. Sutherland is campaigning in West Virginia. Forwarded his letter to him.

Sutherland to E.H. Schafer
1914 November 10
Requests another copy of the property description and the one of the Discovery Bay property. Has been re-elected to Congress.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1914 December 14
Informs that the Centralia plant has resumed operations. Wants his views regarding resuming to sell the same.

Sutherland to E.H. Schafer
1914 December 21
Will give Centralia matter consideration if it can be gotten into definite and satisfactory shape.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1914 December 30
Informs that the Centralia plant can not be obtained under the proposition formerly discussed.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1915 May 3
Discusses the Portland Lumber Company and hopes he can find buyer for same. Encloses information regarding assets and liabilities.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1915 May 3
Centralia Lumber plant matter can be opened again; wonders if he has any prospects.

Sutherland to E.H. Schafer
1915 May 12
Discusses the Centralia and Portland Lumber properties.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1915 May 27
Discusses western lumber business and prospective timber tracts for sale.

Sutherland to E.H. Schafer
1915 June 2
Requests information and photographs of timber tracts. Has people in the Marchket to buy.

Schafer, E. H. to Sutherland
1915 December 13
Have several timber operations or stock on same open for buyer. Wonders if he knows relative T.A. Boulware.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1916 January 3
Offers him opportunity to join his company in lumber manufacturing venture. Has several tracts that he can offer for Marchket. Wants to see him in Washington.

Sutherland to E.H. Schafer
1916 January 6
Knows no one interested in timber tract or mill operation. Reminds his wife's uncle very well.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1916 March 15
Regrets the death of Mr. Davis. Wants to know about conditions (politically and the timber prospects) in Washington, D.C.

Sutherland to E.H. Schafer
1916 March 22
Informs he is busy campaigning for Senatorship. Death of Senator Davis a loss to the state.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1916 March 25
Will submit business proposition after Chicago convention. Request convention tickets. Wishes he could bring wife and daughters to his home.

Schafer, E.H. to Sutherland
1916 May 31
Acknowledges his letter. Unable to secure tickets.

Schafer, E. H. to Sutherland
1916 June 28
Expects him to win election. Hopes to see him in Washington, D.C.

Schafer, E.D. to Sutherland
1917 January 9
Informs that he will be unable to undertake any lumber propositions for several months.

Sutherland to J.H. Schaffer
1913 March 14
Wants price of maple sugar.

Sutherland to J.H. Schaffer
1913 March 20
Requests an order of maple sugar.

Sutherland to J.H. Schaffer
1913 March 23
Informs he is in no hurry to receive maple sugar order.

Sutherland to J.H. Schaffer
1913 March 25
Request maple sugar be shipped to several different people.

Sutherland to J.H. Schaffer
1913 April 4
Informs Mr. Page has not received syrup.

Sutherland to J.H. Schaffer
1913 April 9
Mr. Page received syrup. Requests a second statement.

Sutherland to J.H. Schaffer
1916 April 1
Thanks him for prompt action regarding the shipment.

Schaffer, Mrs. J.H. to Sutherland
1916 July 7
Requests donation for church repairs.

Sutherland's Secretary to Mrs. J.H. Schaffer
1916 July 11
Acknowledges her letter. Declines donating to church funds.

Sutherland to J.H. Schaffer
1916 July 11
Explains that his high campaign costs have made it impossible for him to donate funds.

Sutherland to David Schein
1912 May 24
Regrets he was unable to see him at Bluefield. Will appreciate his support.

Scherr, A.C. to Sutherland
1915 January 2
Requests he handle husband's property in Virginia.

Sutherland to Mrs. A.C. Scherr
1915 January 5
Requests complete description of their land. Due to current conditions, doubtful it will sell.

Scherr, Adolph to Sutherland
1912 March 6
Will support his candidacy. Wondering if prospects he referred to in a recent letter can come on the property.

Sutherland to Adolph Scherr
1912 May 13
Appreciates his support; thinks he will win.

Sutherland to Adolph Scherr
1915 October 4
Requests a reply regarding Logan County coal property.

Scherr, Harry to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Thinks he will be a credit to the state. Offers congratulations.

Sutherland to Harry Scherr
1912 November 9
Appreciates his letter. Promises to make good.

Sutherland to Harry Scherr
1912 November 13
Requests tabulated statement of vote in Mingo County. Can not understand why he is behind there - wants to make things right if someone is sore.

Scherr, Harry to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Informs him of candidates votes received in Mingo County election.

Scherr, Julius to Sutherland
1917 September 1
Requests his assist son in securing Government job.

Sutherland to Julius Scherr
1917 September 4
Informs that Civil Service Commission is sending his son information and an application.

[Julius Scherr]
U.S. Civil Service Commission to Sutherland
1917 September 11
Informs that information and form was sent to H.L. Scherr.

Sutherland to Julius Scherr
1917 September 13
Encloses letter relating to data sent to his son.

Scherr, Julius to Sutherland
1917 October 8
Requests forms to be sent to Morgantown.

[Julius and H.L. Scherr]
Sutherland to J.A. McIlhenny
1917 October 10
Request information be sent to Mr. Scherr at Morgantown address.

[Julius Scherr]
McIlhenny, J.A. to Sutherland
1917 October 15
Mailed information to H.L Scherr.

Sutherland to Julius Scherr
1917 October 17
Trust paper reached his son.

Sutherland to Julius Scherr
1917 October 10
Informs information has been requested.

Scherr, Julius to Sutherland
1917 December 23
Requests his aid in son's application for Civil Service job.

[Julius and Henry L. Scherr]
Sutherland t Civil Service Commission
1917 December 27
Wants to know the standing of Henry L. Scherr on the eligibility list.

Sutherland to Julius Scherr
1917 December 27
Will write him regarding his son's case.

[Julius Scherr]
McIlhenny, J.A. to H.L. Scherr
1917 December 28
Returning application; will notify of next examination.

[Julius Scherr]
McIlhenny, J.A. to Sutherland
1918 January 23
Acknowledges his letter.

Sutherland to Julius Scherr
1918 January 26
Requests his aid in obtaining employment.

[Julius Scherr]
Sutherland to H.L. Scherr
1918 January 30
Informs he has advised Civil Service Commission of his qualifications. [Scherr - Morton Company]
Morton, Calvin to Sutherland
1913 March 26
Wants to place land before a buyer.

Sutherland to Scherr - Morton Company
1913 March 28

Sutherland to Scherr, Morton, and DeVan
1915 August 16
Will contact owners of tract of coal land and will forward information on the same.

Sutherland to Scherr, Morton, and DeVan
1915 August 20
Discusses Logan County coal tract and the price per acre.

Sutherland to Scherr, Morton, and Devan
1915 August 26
Informs that coal tract owners will not change asking price for the property. Urges him to make progress in the matter.

Scherrer, R.C. to Sutherland
1917 October 7
Requests his aid in securing an appointment with the Naval Academy.

Sutherland to R.C. Scherrer
1917 October 10
Explains it would be unfair to allow others outside of West Virginia to compete for appointment.

Scherrer, R.C. to Sutherland
1917 November 2
Informs he wants appointment to Naval Academy. Will establish residency in West Virginia.

Sutherland to R.C. Scherrer
1917 November 2
Informs that it would be unfair to allow him to take examination. Suggest consulting his state Senators or Congressman regarding the mattr.

Schley, Col Towner to Sutherland
1916 February 27

Sutherland to Col Towner Schley
1916 March 9
Replies to his letter concerning Henderson family. Glad he is better.

Sutherland to R.E. Schirmer
1917 October 10
Unable to obtain definite information on Third Officers' Training Camp. Will be glad to assist him in that connection.

Schirmer, Rens E. to Sutherland
1917 October 15
Thanks him for recent letter.

Sutherland to J.H. Schoonmaker
1915 May 25
He can get in contact with Empire Coal property at right price. Wants to meet with him on the matter.

Sutherland to J. Schoonmaker
1915 June 2
Will tie up Empire property if he thinks a good deal can be made.

Sutherland to J.H. Schoonmaker
1915 June 21

Sutherland to J.H. Schoonmaker
1915 June 26
Thinks he can get Empire Coal Land matter in shape for the transaction.

Sutherland to J.H. Schoonmaker
1915 July 9
Asks to see him at Pittsburgh. [telegram]

Schoonmaker, J.H. to Sutherland
1915 July 9
Informs he will be home all week and will be glad to see him. [telegram]

Sutherland to Col. J.M. Schoonmaker
1915 September 16
Wants to confer with him on Empire Coal matter.

Schoonmaker, J.M. to Sutherland
1915 September 18
Does not think anything can be accomplished at the present.

Sutherland to Col. J.M. Schoonmaker
1915 September 20
Explains why he is confident time is right to get hold of Empire property.

Sutherland to Col. J.M. Schoonmaker
1915 September 25
Discusses Empire Coal matter and why they should act.

Schoonmaker, J.M. to Sutherland
1915 September 22
Still does not think it possible to find purchaser for Empire Coal tract in its entirety until Thompson's holdings assume some definite shape.

Schoonmaker, J.M. to Sutherland
1915 September 27
Confirms his previous statement about Empire property.

Sutherland to Col J.M. Schoonmaker
1915 October 2
Confident with his assistance buyer for Empire property can be found.

Sutherland to Col J.M. Schoonmaker
1915 November 9
Informs that for personal reasons would like to make a deal concerning Empire coal tract.

Schoonmaker, J.M. to Sutherland
1915 November 12
Discusses the proposition in regard to Thompson's coal holdings and how it would affect the Empire coal tract sale.

Sutherland to J.M. Schoonmaker
1915 November 18
Does not think placing Thompson's holdings on the Marchket would affect selling Empire tract.

Sutherland to A.W. SchooNovemberer
1915 November 17
Wants survey on his property.

Schroeder, A.F. to Sutherland
1917 July 7
Urges him to do what he can to bring about an excess profits tax.

Sutherland to A.F. Schroeder
1917 July 10
Acknowledges his letter.

Sutherland to C.F. Schultz
1915 October 23
Congratulates him on election to Thirty-Second Scottish Rite.

Schultz, Charles F. to Sutherland
1915 November 1
Appreciates his letter.

Sutherland to C.F. Schultz
1915 November 30
Sent check; wants to be reminded if he gets neglectful.

Sutherland to C.F. Schultz
1916 November 17
Encloses dues payment. Appreciates his congratulations.

Schultz, C.W. to Sutherland
1916 March 22
Informs he knows of no one interested in coal, gas, or oil lands. Requests information on same in case he has opportunity to present the matter.

Sutherland to The Scientific American
1915 March 2
Requests publication be sent to his home in Elkins.

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Scott, A.W. to Sutherland
1915 May 1
Discusses business proposition.

Sutherland to A.W. Scott
1915 May 10
Will take matter up regarding possible property exchange.

Scott, E.M. to Sutherland
1917 December 6
Wants information on Edmonds Bill.

Sutherland to E.M. Scott
1917 December 11
Encloses circular regarding enlistment in medical corp. No bill has passed authorizing formation of a pharmaceutical corp.

Scott, Isaac M. to Sutherland
1912 October 17
Provides correct geographical information about their district.

Sutherland to J.K. Scott
1912 April 23
Congratulates him and members of Coalton Roosevelt Club for excellent results. Appreciates their efforts on Roosevelt's behalf.

Scott, M.G. to Sutherland
1917 July 17
Encloses booklet regarding members of International Typographical Union who were killed in war. Discusses other members serving in the services.

Sutherland to M.G. Scott
1917 July 20
Informs that he read booklet with interest.

Scott, M.G. to Sutherland
1918 January 5
Urges post office appropriation bill be amended.

Sutherland to M.G. Scott
1918 February 6
Will give careful attention to proposed to post office appropriation bill.

Scott, W.B. to Sutherland
1915 October 12
Returning his letters. Advises not to give any credit to letters receive from Moundsville.

Sutherland to W.H. Scott
1913 April 3
Doubts if he can meet in Washington.

Scott, William W. to Sutherland
1916 January 24
Requests his attendance at a banquet.

Sutherland to W.W. Scott
1916 January 26
Appreciates invitation.

Scott, W.W. to Sutherland
1916 February 18
Urges him to make every effort to attend dinner.

[W.W. Scott]
Trumulty, J.P. to Sutherland
1917 July 6

Sutherland to General W.W. Scott
1917 July 7
Encloses Trumlty letter; will advise on further word.

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Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1910 April 11
Encloses list of names of Republicans he recommends contacting.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 13
Thanks him for list.

Sutherland to Senator N.B. Scott
1910 April 15
Suggests several important persons he should contact. Thinks he will carry county but cautions they must organize.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 18
Expresses his feelings regarding Senator Elkin's actions in regard to his campaign. Wants to make certain Democrats do not submerge him in Randolph County.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1910 April 20
Offers advice on his political campaign in Randolph County. Makes reference to Scott's letter to Keim.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 22
Explains why he wrote to Keim in first place. Urges him and Senator Elkins to take care of their own county. Appreciates his assistance.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 26
Informs literature being sent to names on list. Welcomes other suggestions.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 29
Asks what he should do with the enclosed letter.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1910 March 4
Suggests writing D.B. Hansford a nice letter and refer him to some of them at Elkins.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 May 5
Acknowleges his letter. Wrote to Hansford and requested to see Sutherland.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 May 28
Informs that Senator Elkins discussed his candidacy for Presidency of the Senate. Does not wish to commit a promise now in case Blue or Hatfield decide to run.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1910 May 30
Informs that Blue and Hatfield both favor him for President of the Senate. Mentions Hubbard and Dawson.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1910 June 2
Encloses copy of letter he is mailing to influential Republicans.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 June 3
Hopes Randolph County will be all right for he and Senator Elkin's sake.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 June 6
Thanks him for editorial. Discusses recent primary.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 December 27
Request he and several other active Republicans attend meeting in Washington to discuss political situation.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1910 December 19
Knows he shares regret of all Republicans that their party was defeated in Novemberember. Thinks protective tariff should be urged by West Virginia people.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1910 December 24
Thinks they will need best judgement of leading Republicans in coming Senate.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1911 April 11
Informs that all letters in regard to removals or vacancies in the postmaster's fourth class will be forwarded to him for endorsement or rejection. Cautions him to approve only Republican people.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1911 April 15
Informs that Governor Glasscock will appoint a judge for Barbour and Randolph Counties and suggests that W.E. Baker be strongly considered for the position. Senator Davis, Davis Elkins, and others endorse him also. Suggest he write a letter to the Governor on Baker's behalf.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1911 April 15
Informs he will only choose good, reliable Republicans for post office positions.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1911 April 17
Will write to Governor Glasscock regarding W.E. Baker.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1911 April 22
Wants full data on purchases by government of lands in Appalachian Mountains. Informs he can control a thousand acres of land, provided terms of purchases as the land owners will accept.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1911 April 24
Sending copies of the Acts concerning government purchases of timber lands.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1911 June 14
Recommends Edwin S. Baker as postmaster at Weaver.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1911 June 16
Have made same recommendation to Post Office Department.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1911 October 30
Recommends appointment of J.H. Babb as postmaster.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1911 December 8
Will advise as to what action should be taken regarding post office matter.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1911 December 12
Recommends W.S. Simmons as postmaster at Glady.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1911 December 13
Recommends Isaac Helmick as postmaster at Montes. Suggests closing Post Office if he is unable to accept the position.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1911 December 21
Helmick does not want the position. Discusses closing the Post Office.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1915 August 18
Discusses his views on potential state candidates.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1915 August 20
Discusses his findings regarding his and other possible candidates chances for political positions.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1915 August 20
Encloses three letters regarding senatorship position.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1915 August 21
Expresses his views in regards to the candidacy of Sutherland and others. Will support whoever is candidate against Hatfield.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1915 August 27
Informs that his canvassing shows he can win over Hatfield and White. Disagrees with the conclusions of Governor Atkinson. Discusses his votes in Congress.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1915 August 28
Reminds him that Governor White managed his (Scott) campaigns, which makes it difficult not to back White at the present. Thinks Senator Elkins' influence would be against Sutherland, since he is personally looking toward Senate seat. Thinks it unwise to join Austin in report from Colorado. Governor Atkinson advised him that he thought White was the strongest man to beat Hatfield.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1915 August 30
Reminds him that the Western Federation of Miners was not concerned with Colorado strike, and it was his duty to disclose in the report any faults on either side. Assures him that he plans to carefully review the situation before Deciding on Senatorial matter. Expects to defend any of his votes in Congress or elsewhere.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1915 August 31
Suggest he go see A.B. White before becoming candidate. Thinks he, White, or Abe Lilly are good enough for him as United States Senator. Will do all he can to defeat Hatfield. Reminds him how expensive a campaign would be and then how a campaign must be held to beat the Democratic candidate.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1915 September 1
Informs that he is very aware of political situation. Abe Lilly confirmed his candidacy. Thinks Ran Stalnaker poorest judge of politics in West Virginia - cites examples. May see him at the Wheeling fair.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1915 September 3
Informs he is going to "drop" the correspondence and allow Sutherland to "scrap it out" amongst themselves.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1915 September 4
Discusses his past vote statistics. Reports show Hatfield will win the priMarchy.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1915 October 1
Reports his latest findings regarding political situation in the state. Believes he is strongest candidate.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1915 October 18
Informs he found Southern West Virginia Coal men becoming skeptical of White's ability to win against Hatfield. Enclosures he sent are typical of ones he receives everyday.

Scott, N.B. to Sutherland
1915 November 17
Invites him to open an account at their bank.

Sutherland to N.B. Scott
1915 December 9
Informs that he will keep his account with Davis Trust Company as he is a stock-holder and director.

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Sigafoose, J.A. to Sutherland
1917 November 7
Wants to knwo if he can make address at Moundsville. [telegram]

Sutherland to A.S. Scroggins
1917 November 7
Regrets unable to attend meeting. [telegram]

Sutherland to A.S. Scroggins
1917 November 7
Regrets a previous engagement will prevent him from attending meeting at Moundsville.

Scureman, M.A. to Sutherland
1915 June 11
Urges him to settle the Glady Fork property matter.

Sutherland to M. A. Scureman
1915 June 14
Does not feel he is to blame for delay in settlement of Glady Fork matter. Expresses his views on same.

Scureman, M.A. to Sutherland
1915 June 11
Lengthy discussion on Glady Fork property matter.

Scureman, M.A. to Sutherland
1915 June 18
Informs they cannot agree with his views on Glady matter. Urges action be taken to settle the matter.

Scureman, M. A. to Sutherland
1915 June 30
Discusses Glady matter. Thinks only thing left to do is await the decision of the Court.

Sutherland to M.A. Scureman
1915 July 9
Feels confident an agreement can be reached.

Scureman, M.A. to Sutherland
1916 January 13
Dr. Thomas suggested he find out if something might not be done in the matter of Glady Lumber Company affairs.

Sutherland to M.A. Scureman
1916 January 20
Discusses why the Glady Fork matter has not been settled.

Sutherland to M.A. Scureman
1916 January 24
Informs that correspondence recently received indicates Glady Fork matter will soon be made.

Scureman, M.A. to Sutherland
1916 January 27
Thanks him for his efforts in getting Glady Fork matter.

Sutherland to J.M. Baker
1917 September 29
Will furnish copy of Senate Bill #5895 and report the opinion of the Judge Advocate General.

Gall, D.W. to Sutherland
1917 September 26
Seeks his aid in securing money due him by employee in Sutherland's office.

Sutherland to D.W. Gall
1917 September 27
Prefers he take money matter up with Mr. Scott.

Gall, D.W. to Sutherland
1917 September 28
Plans to take matter to court concerning Scott.

Sutherland to D.W. Gall
1917 September 29
Assures him that Scott is an honest person who will take care of his obligations.

Gall, D.W. to Sutherland
1917 November 7
Discusses debt Mr. Scott has failed to pay.

Sutherland to D.W. Gall
1917 November 9
Informs he is under no obligation to become involved in the Scott matter.

Gall, D.W. to Sutherland
1917 November 10
Discusses Mr. Scott's honesty.

Sutherland to D.W. Gall
1917 November 13
Will not interfere in Scott matter.

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[Seaman's Church Institute]
Hobart, Henry L. to Sutherland
1915 April 6
Offers statistics regarding scope of services offered by the Seamen's Church Institute. Seeks a financial contribution.

[Seaman's Church Institute]
Sutherland to Henry L. Hobart
1915 April 8
Declines the request to contribute.

Seaman, E.I. to Sutherland
1913 February 8
Client seeks tract of land. Inquires about tracts he has available.

Sutherland to E.I. Seaman
1913 February 11
Requests more information regarding tract desired. Expects to co-operate fully with him on the matter.

Seaman, E.I. to Sutherland
1913 February 24
Unable to gather further information regarding the timber tracts at this time. Inquires about other tracts Sutherland has for sale.

Sutherland to E.I. Seaman
1913 February 27
Shall be glad to have further information when it is available.

Sutherland to E.I. Seaman
1913 March 12
Awaits a reply. Feels that unnecessary time is being wasted with irresponsible people who "dream deals instead of making them." Requests personal references.

Seaman, E.I. to Sutherland
1913 March 27
Replies that he is waiting for party to return to city. Assures that he is not a "dreamer." Will give a reference only if he prefers.

Sutherland to E.I. Seaman
1913 March 29
Wants to know size of tract his party would like to purchase.

Seaman, E.I. to Sutherland
1913 March 31
Investor requires the "fullest particulars" of Georgia tract.

Sutherland to E.I. Seaman
1913 April 3
Acknowledges letter. Plans to send complete description of property as soon as he can.

Seaman, E.I. to Sutherland
1913 April 25
Expresses the demands of the investor.

Sutherland to E.I. Seaman
1913 April 30
Apologizes for delay regarding description of Georgia tract. Has been advised that it can be bought at a bargain.

[Security Storage Company]
Aspinwall, C.A. to Sutherland
1913 April 4
Explains the services and insurance provided during his move to Washington.

[Security Storage Company]
Sutherland to C.A. Aspinwall
1913 April 5
Family will probably not move to Washington until the fall.

Sutherland to Security Storage Company
1913 August 15
Acknowledges bill of lading for boxes and bales containing excelaior.

Sutherland to Security Storage Company
1913 November 26
Encloses bill and suggests a credit be given for material not used.

[Security Storage Company]
Aspinwall, C.A. to Sutherland
1913 December 2
Encloses detailed bill.

See, Roy to Sutherland
1917 December 20
Feels that a bill in the Senate authorizing the United States Treasury to buy $200,000,000.00 of Farm Loan Bonds should be passed. The Banks are preventing the much needed loans for dependent farmers. Feels that if government can spend so much on war effort - it should be able to aid small farmers.

Sutherland to Roy See
1917 December 21
Appreciates informative letter. Agrees that farmer must be assisted if he is to attain his maximum of usefulness.

[Roy See]
Sutherland to Federal Land Bank
1917 December 21
Encloses letter from Roy See. Requests his views as to the remedy for the situation.

[Roy See] Stevenson, George H. to Sutherland
1917 December 22
Explains why the bank has delayed in granting loans.

See, Roy to Sutherland
1917 December 24
Feels Senate's actions are not enough to aid farmer's needs. Discusses farmer's role in food production.

Sutherland to Roy See
1917 December 26
Sends letter from George H. Stevenson, President of the Federal Land Bank of Baltimore.

Sutherland to Myrtle Sellers
1913 January 27
Sends check for $3.40. Expresses new year greetings.

Seller, Myrtle to Sutherland
1913 January 27
Acknowledges letter and check.

Senseney, C. to Sutherland
1915 January 5
Requests 1915 pension data. Requests he contact Lakin on his behalf regarding State Insurance.

Sutherland to C.E. Senseney
1915 January 7
A letter has been sent to Mr. Lakin urging him to give Senseney a chance at some State Insurance. Pension data for
1915 is being sent.

Sutherland to The Sentinel
1913 March 29
Requests paper be sent to Washington, D.C. office.

[Sequoia National Park]
Redstone, Albert G. to Sutherland
1915 March 31
Sends rough sketch of land. Describes tract and quantity of timber. [copy of SB #2875 follows]

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Shadle, H.E. to Sutherland
1917 November 21
Requests an interview on Friday or Saturday. [telegram]

Sutherland to H.E. Sadle
1917 November 21
Advises him to telephone the office upon arrival in Washington for an interview.

Shafer, C.E. to Sutherland
1912 May 6
Pledges his support in the Congressman-at-Large race. Requests a formal announcement for his newspaper, The West Virginia Herald.

Sutherland to C.E. Shafer
1912 May 13
Appreciates assurance of support. Encloses five dollars to cover costs of publishing his announcement.

[Edward Clay Shaffer]
Lanham, T.F. to Sutherland
1916 December 18
Encourages Sutherland to act on Shaffer's behalf in a situation with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. After thirty years of service, Shaffer can not collect his pension/ insurance.

[Edward Clay Shaffer]
Montgomery, S.B. to Sutherland
1916 December 18
Explains that Shaffer has devoted long years of service to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company and merits any assistance Sutherland gives.

[Edward Clay Shaffer]
Sutherland to T.F. Lanham
1916 December 20
Acknowledges letter encouraging him to assist Shaffer in his dispute with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

[Edward Clay Shaffer]
Sutherland to S.B. Montgomery
1916 December 20
Offers to assist Mr. Shaffer all he can.

[Edward Clay Shaffer]
Sutherland to Daniel Willard
1916 December 20
Writes on behalf of E.C. Shaffer in regards to his insurance and pension.

Sutherland to E.C. Shaffer
1916 December 20
Sends copy of letter mailed to President Willard of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

Shaffer, E.C. to Sutherland
1916 December 25
Informs that Social Chairman of Engineer's Brotherhood will be sending a history of case. Tells Sutherland that he knew working would be unfavorable.

Sutherland to E.C. Shaffer
1916 December 26
Acknowledges letter.

[Edward Clay Shaffer]
Willard, Daniel to Sutherland
1916 December 30
Acknowledges letter with reference to case of Edward C. Shaffer.

[Edward Clay Shaffer]
Huber, George to Sutherland
1917 January 1
Provides lengthy description of Shaffer's case.

[Edward Clay Shaffer]
Sutherland to George Huber
1917 January 5
Expresses interest in Shaffer's case and informs that he has written a strong letter to President Willard.

[Edward Clay Shaffer]
Sutherland to Daniel Willard
1917 January 5
Acknowledges letter.

Sutherland to E.C. Shaffer
1917 January 5
Informs that he has received a letter from President Willard, who is looking into the matter.

Shaffer, E.C. to Sutherland
1918 January 25
Asks Sutherland to take up his case with President Willard once again.

Sutherland to E.C. Shaffer
1918 January 20
Informs that he has taken matter up again with Mr. Willard.

Sutherland to Edward H. Shaffer
1914 October 7
Asks if the Centralia plant and timber property proposition is the same. Would like to purchase it.

Sutherland to Edward H. Shaffer
1916 April 25
Informs that he will not be able to give matter any attention until after June 6th.

Shaffer, E.P. to Sutherland
1912 November 2
Replies Sutherland's candidacy for Congress is favorable.

Sutherland to E.P. Shaffer
1912 November 7
Appreciates kind words and political support.

Shaffer, Lloyd L. to Sutherland
1914 July 18
Returns Court Order which is now non-collectible.

[John Shafroth]
Schirmer, Rens E. to John Shafroth
1917 October 6
Seeks his assistance as he applies for A Third Officer's Training Camp.

Shaid, Henry to Sutherland
1914 January 1
Updates him on the political situation in the area.

Sutherland to P.H. Shaid
1915 January 4
Appreciates his kind words. Discusses political strategies and the role of money.

Shaid, P.H. to Sutherland
1915 December 17
Believes Robinson will win the bid for governor and Johnson will not win bid.

Sutherland to P.H. Shaid
1915 December 20
Plans to visit soon. Sends wishes for happy holidays.

Shaid, P.H. to Sutherland
1916 January 20
Asks several questions regarding politics in the state. Seeks his opinion.

Sutherland to P.H. Shaid
1916 January 22
In regards to Mr. Hites, he has not yet formed an opinion. Feels Governor Hatfield will run for Senate. Feels his own candidacy is secure based on reports from personal friends.

Shaid, P.H. to Sutherland
1916 January 24
Discusses the politics in the Elkin's area, Hatfield's retirement, and Hite's supporters.

Shaid, P.H. to Sutherland
1916 January 26
Rumor reveals that Governor Hatfield will not be running. Discusses other political news.

Shaid, P.H. to Sutherland
1916 February 20
Provides a political update.

Sutherland to P.H. Shaid
1916 February 26
Appreciates the information and his offer of political assistance.

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Shanabarger, Dora to Sutherland
1912 October 15
Requests his assistance as she applies as a stenographer in Virgil A. Lewis' Department.

Sutherland to Dora Shanabarger
1912 November 18
Explains that serious illness of Mr. Lewis has caused a delay. Auditor Darst has also promised his influence to another young lady. Offers condolences for her father's death.

Shanabarger, Dora to Sutherland
1912 November 21
Discusses her chances of being appointed to the Department of Archives and History. Members of the personnel are also working on her behalf.

Shanholtzer, C.E. to Sutherland
1918 January 26
Requests two copies each of specified numbers of the Farmer's Bulletins.

Sutherland to C.E. Shanholtzer
1918 January 26
Sends only one copy each of the requested bulletins because his quota is getting low.

Sharp, G.W. to Sutherland
1915 September 29
Encourages him to run for US Senator position, because he has demonstrated political strength.

Sutherland to G.W. Sharp
1915 October 1
Appreciates his sane and rational approach to politics. Will make an announcement regarding his candidacy after further investigation into statewide political sentiment.

Sharp, G.W. to Sutherland
1916 January 19
Despite two other candidates in the running, feels he is the leading man. The congressional record he has developed is a positive asset.

Sutherland to G.W. Sharp
1916 January 20
Feels that he would receive considerable support throughout the State as a candidate regardless of who the other candidates are. Will advise once a Decemberision has been reached.

Sharpe, Henry G. to Sutherland
1917 July 19
On behalf of Senator Sutherland, informs that bids for supplies can be submitted to the purchasing officers of the enclosed list. [list follows]

Sutherland to S.H. Sharp
1912 November 11
Offers thanks for letter. Agrees the party must join together or they will meet defeat.

Sharp, Thomas to Sutherland
1918 January 12
Requests aid obtaining employment that did not expose him to the weather or require demanding physical labor.

Sutherland to Thomas Sharp
1918 January 16
Sends application blank for the United States Public Reserve. Takes great pleasure in aiding him.

Sharp, W.B. to Sutherland
1915 May 28
Informs that his father-in-law, Mr. B.M. Yeager, is very knowledgeable about the property in North Carolina and Tennessee. Yeager will be in Elkins next Monday.

Sutherland to W.B. Sharp
1915 June 1
Anticipates doing business with his father-in-law, Mr. B.M. Yeager. Discusses potential buyers for the timber lands.

Sharp, W.B. to Sutherland
1915 July 13
Needs to take out a loan. Asks if Sutherland can assist him.

Sharp, W.B. to Sutherland
1915 July 13
Informs that the 30,000 acres is a good proposition because the timber is good quality spruce.

Sharp, W.B. to Sutherland
1915 July 13
Feels Sutherland is the logical man from a Republican standpoint for one of the Statewide positions.

Sutherland to W.B. Sharp
1915 July 17
Acknowledges recent letters. Expects to see Mr. Allen soon regarding the North Carolina timber. Informs that he is still analyzing the political situation. The banks are tied up and he cannot assist with a loan.

Sharp, W.B. to Sutherland
1916 January 19
Political sentiment is hard to determine because people are difficult to assess.

Sutherland to W.B. Sharp
1916 January 20
Appreciates his opinion regarding political sentiment in his area.

Shaw, Albert to Sutherland
1917 November 30
Sends a complimentary copy of President Wilson's State Papers and Addresses. Sutherland to Albert Shaw
1917 December 1
Acknowledges letter but informs that books have not arrived yet.

Shaw, Leroy to Sutherland
1912 October 26
Seeks financial support for a corn show in Preston County that promotes agriculture. Includes supplemental page detailing political situation in Preston County area.

Sutherland to Leroy Shaw
1912 November 15
Explains that the delay in response was due to the elections and his campaign. Appreciates support and offers any needed assistance.

Shaw, Leroy to Sutherland
1917 October 20
Solicits funds for the annual Corn Show and Agricultural Fair in Preston County.

Sutherland's Secretary to LeRoy Shaw
1917 October 24
Acknowledges receipt of letter while Sutherland is in Elkins.

Sutherland to Leroy Shaw
1917 October 27
Although he is interested in the promotion of agriculture, he is unable to provide financial assistance.

Shawkey, M.P. to Sutherland
1915 August 7
Informs that many people across the state have encouraged him to run for Governor. Seeks Sutherland's opinion on his capacity to serve in the position.

Sutherland to M.P. Shawkey
1915 August 12
Personally, feels that he would make a splendid governor. However, he has not been able to canvas the people regarding the same.

Sutherland to M.P. Shawkey
1916 February 17
Requests that he speak on or provide information on the topic of "West Virginia Schools" for an upcoming public event.

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Shea, James William to Sutherland
1915 September 4
On behalf of M.E. Buckley, the Proprietor of the Dupong Marchket, informs he has an outstanding debt which must be paid.

Shea, James W. to Sutherland
1915 September 7
Discusses the history of the situation. Informs that he must pay one-half of the account immediately, or a claim will be filed in local court.

Shea, J.W. to Sutherland
1915 September 14
Seeks a reply before any further action is taken.

Sutherland to J.W. Shea
1915 October 4
Expects to settle Mr. Buckley's account within two weeks.

Shea, James, W. to Sutherland
1915 October 5
Acknowledges note informing that account will be paid within two weeks.

Sutherland to J.W. Shea
1915 October 25
Informs that he received an empty envelope from him. Adds that there is a delay which will prevent him from paying the balance within two weeks.

Shea, James W. to Sutherland
1915 October 26
Inquires about the property interests of Sutherland before filing a claim against him.

Sutherland to J.W. Shea
1915 November 6
Strongly explains that he has significant backings to pay his account with Buckley. Feels that letter to the Davis Trust Company was written to harm instead of obtain information.

Shea, J.W. to Sutherland
1915 November 30
Feels that Sutherland has not intentions of keeping his promise made in good faith. Has no other options but to obtain a judgement against him.

Sutherland to H.W. Sheckley
1914 June 18
Renews acquaintance.

Sutherland to Harry W. Sheckley
1914 June 29
Discusses friends from their "younger days."

Shephard, Osborne, to Sutherland
1917 December 13
Informs that he is on the register and seeks his influence to secure an appointment.

Sutherland to Osborne Shepherd
1917 December 17
Will be glad to assist in securement of a position.

Sheppard, Morris to Sutherland
1917 December 15
Encourages Sutherland to remain in Washington long enough to support the nation-wide prohibition amendment.

[Fort Sheridan] Insull, Samuel to Sutherland
1917 July 21
ON behalf of the State Council of Defense of Illinois, sends resolutions adopted at a recent meeting.

[Senator Sherman]
Patterson, R.M. to Sutherland
1915 August 19
Sends a newspaper regarding one of Illinois' most distinguished citizens. [copy of editorial follows]

[Senator Sherman]
Sutherland to R.M. Patterson
1915 August 31
Agrees with the positive comments expressed about Senator Sherman in the editorial.

Sherrad, T.J. to Sutherland
1915 February 6
Requests he visit his relatives at the Willard Hotel and give them admission cards to the House.

Sherrad, T.J. to Sutherland
1915 March 8
Notes the information regarding the Pension Claim of John H. Ellis.

Sherrard, T.J. to Sutherland
1916 February 11
Wants to call a State Convention. Discusses politics in the western panhandle counties.

Sutherland to T.J. Sherrard
1916 February 14
Informs that he is seriously considering entering the race for the Senatorship.

Sutherland to T.J. Sherrard
1916 February 17
Informs that he will be in Wheeling and would like to meet with him.

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Shields, Charles A. to Sutherland
1913 May 12
Offers a 293 acre tract near the state capitol building for sale. Describes location and potential advantages of the purchase.

Shiflett, E.E. to Sutherland
1912 February 7
Informs that Roosevelt is a stronger man for president than Taft.

Sutherland to Henry Shinn
1912 April 10
Inquires about the demand in the area for another candidate for Congressman-at-Large.

Sutherland to Henry Shinn
1912 April 22
Reveiews benefits of presidential fight between rivals.

Sutherland to J.O. Shinn
1910 April 16
Seeks his opinion on Sutherland's chances of being elected as president of the Senate.

Sutherland to J.O. Shinn
1910 May 14
Asks for a response to earlier letter regarding his bid for the presidency of the Senate.

Sutherland to J.O. Shinn
1912 January 10
Suggests a meeting at Parkersburg of select Senators to begin looking at gubernatorial situation.

Shinn, J.O. to Sutherland
1912 January 12
Will try to be at Parkersburg meeting.

Sutherland to J.O. Shinn
1912 March 5
Seeks advise regarding Sutherland's entrance into Congressman-at-Large race.

Shinn, J.O. to Sutherland
1912 March 13
Delay in response was due to health problems. Assures that he can be nominated and elected.

Sutherland to J.O. Shinn
1912 March 19
Discusses political situation across the state.

[Louise B. Shinn] Sutherland to Charles F. Nesbit
1918 January 16
Recommends Miss Shinn for a bookkeeping position in his Bureau.

Shinnick, W.C. to Sutherland
1915 March 6
Offers to rent his home in Elkins to him.

Sutherland to W.C. Shinnick
1915 March 10
Probably will not rent the house because it is too small for the family.

Shipe, Blanche to Sutherland
1918 January 9
Informs that his name has been given as reference to the Bartlett Haywood Company of Baltimore.

Sutherland to Blanche F. Shipe
1918 January 11 Notes that he is being used as a reference. Feels he could write a strong letter if she provided complete information regarding her education and qualifications.

Shipe, Blanche F. to Sutherland
1918 January 14
Provides list of her qualifications.

Sutherland to Blanche F. Shipe
1918 January 16
Acknowledges list of qualifications.

Shipman, E.S. to Sutherland
1910 June 3
People support P.B. Scott and W.B. Nutter.

Sutherland to E.S. Shipman
1910 June 8
Explains why Blue should be favored over Nutter.

Shipman, G.W. to Sutherland
1912 November 6
Accepts congratulations for victory.

Sutherland to George W. Shipman
1912 November 12
Assures that he will take care of Upshur County.

Shipman, S.W. to Sutherland
1912 October 31
Asks if he represents the Republican or Progressive Ticket.

Sutherland to S.W. Shipman
1912 November 7
Informs that he ran on both the Progressive and Republican tickets.

Shirkie, Hugh to Sutherland
1915 November 22
Requests more information about the mine advertised for sale in the Black Diamond.

Sutherland to Hugh Shirkie
1915 November 23
Gives full description of the T.B. Davis mine.

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Shockey, J.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 16
Updates him on gas well situation.

Sutherland to J.B. Shockey
1912 December 17
Will look more closely into gas well situation.

Shockney, J.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 18
Met a man who says the gas well has a rock pressure of 840 and a volume of over two million.

Shockey, J.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 24
Informs that the gas well is located on the farm of Floyd Mooreland. Discusses terms of the lease and well production.

Sutherland to J.B. Shockey
1913 January 3
Hopes to find out the volume of the gas in the wells. Feels conditions are probably not favorable or else the big companies would retain their leases.

Shockey, J.B. to Sutherland
1913 March 3
Advises that there has been an increased interest in the wells.

Sutherland to J.B. Shockey
1913 March 12
Will not be able to visit the well before going to Washington.

Shoemaker, G.M. to Sutherland
1915 October 19
Requests information about coal mine advertised in the Black Diamond.

Sutherland to G.M. Shoemaker
1915 October 21
Fully describes the T.B. Davis mine.

Shoemaker, G.M. to Sutherland
1915 October 26
Informs that proposition does not appeal to him.

Shoemaker, G.M. to Sutherland
1915 November 2
Gives name and address of a friend who wants full details on the proposition.

Sutherland to G.M. Shoemaker
1915 November 6
If current negotiations terminate, he will forward information to B.H. Keeney.

Sutherland to H.I. Shott
1914 December 8
Expresses thanks for complimentary article entitled "The Strongest Republican."

Sutherland to H.I. Shott
1915 September 13
Appreciates editorial in Sunday's paper. Discusses political options and candidates in the field.

Shott, Hugh Ike to Sutherland
1915 September 16
People in the are supporting Mr. White because he opposes the governor. Mann will not run. He is going to support White.

Sutherland to Hugh Ike Shott
1915 September 20
Many of Governor Hatfield's friends have insisted that he stay out of the Senatorial fight.

Shott, H.I. to Sutherland
1918 January 9
Encourages him to support Senate Joint Resolution 101. Feels newspaper men will benefit from federal control of the manufacture, distribution, and price of newsprint paper.

Sutherland to Hugh Ike Shott
1918 January 11
Republican Senators agree that Senate Joint Resolution No. 101 would be disadvantageous for the newspaper business.

Sutherland to Hugh Ike Shott
n.d.
Sent a check covering balance, but bills keep arriving. Seeks to settle account. Questions him on area politics.

Shore, Thomas to Sutherland
1917 March 21
Urges him to vote against the Hardwick Amendment. [telegram]

Sutherland to Thomas Shore
1917 May 21
Will give Hardwick Amendment careful and pain- staking attention. [2 copies of letter and 1 envelope Marked unclaimed]

Showalter, C.C. to Sutherland
1915 December 13
Requests he write a short summary of his thoughts on the Birth of Christ for use in a class next Sunday.

Showalter, C.M. to Sutherland
1918 January 9
J.B. Sammel would like to meet with him regarding an amendment to the Excess Profits Tax Law.

Sutherland to Charles M. Showalter
1918 January 18
Acknowledges letter and will meet with the friends whenever they are in town.

Sutherland to Shriver, Bartlett & Company
1915 October 25
Expects to close up all outstanding accounts within the next two or three weeks.

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Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1910 April 15
Inquires about political sentiment relating to Scott and Hubbard in the area. Outlines qualifications for Blue, Scott, and Hubbard.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1910 April 20
Will support Senator Scott "as he is a good old wheel horse." Between Nutter and Blue, favors Blue. Provides information on the Long Run tract.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1910 April 22
Suggests that the informant on the Long Run tract had no knowledge of the property. Expresses satisfaction with the arrangement. Speaks highly of Blue and Scott.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1910 June 6
His daughter has typhoid fever and he cannot visit. Does not expect Senator Scott to have any opposition.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1910 June 6
Wishes his daughter a speedy recovery. Feels Blue and Scott will get a large majority.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1911 January 15
Informs that he is having a difficult time with the majority of the people.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1911 February 11
Agrees fully with his conclusion.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1911 February 13
Wants a law passed protecting ginseng and yellow root.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1911 February 20
The Democrats will not agree to any bill with Republican origins. Does not think he can get suggested bill to pass.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1911 April 26
Seeks advice on stocking Long Run with brook trout.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1911 April 26
Arranged for application blanks to be sent from Washington for a trout shipment. Senator Elkins will endorse the application.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1911 May 2
Acknowledges receipt of application.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1911 May 6
Applications for fish have been forwarded to Senator Davis Elkins.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1912 March 9
Sorry to hear about his poor health. Plans to have surveyors out next week.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1912 July 26
Fears third party movement will hurt the Republicans.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1912 July 30
Shares fears for the success of the Republican ticket. Roosevelt should have kept fight within the Republican party.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1912 July 31
Expresses concern regarding Roosevelt's actions. Offers 80 acres of coal property for sale.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1912 August --
Reviews political situation.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1912 October 31
Wife's surgery has forced him to do his campaigning by mail. Will do all he can to help the ticket. Feels Roosevelt's actions will elect Wilson to Presidency.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1912 November 6
Congratulates him on carrying the state despite the loss of the presidency to Wilson.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1912 November 8
Offers thanks for kind letter of congratulations.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1912 December 12
Thanks him for his letter and his son's letter. Will keep matter in mind until he can investigate it.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1913 January 6
Asks him to lease 80 acres of land for oil. Price is 50 cents per acre.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1913 March 19
Questions him about the rights of a minor (underage) in contractual situations.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1913 March 20
Explains a minor has six months after reaching majority age to reject a contract he has entered.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1913 March 24
Expects to be in Washington soon.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1913 March 27
Shall be glad to see him in Washington.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1914 May 11
Asks if William Wilfong may use the fruit and blackberries on his eighty acre tract.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1914 May 13
Informs that there are only a few apple trees on the tract. It is acceptable if Wilfong has them, but warns he is slow to pay his debts.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1914 May 16
Thanks him for letter.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1914 November 10
Expresses thanks for congratulations. The election results across the area are pleasing to Republicans. Hopes to look over 80 acre tract soon.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1914 November 11
One of the boys will go with him to look over timber.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1914 November 14
Wants directions to visit 80 acre tract.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1914 November 16
Advises he take the railroad to Ellamore. One of the boys will meet him. Will be detained due to his wife's illness.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1915 March 11
Informs that his wife has died of heart trouble. Sends a sample of oil from well on Buckhannon River.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1915 March 16
Extends sincere condolences on the loss of his wife. Cannot take part in the oil proposition at this time.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1915 March 10
Wants his opinion of the value of John Howell tract.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1915 May 12
Land valued at $10.00 per acre without timber. There are two four - foot seams of coal that would sell for $10.00 to $100.00 per acre.

Sutherland to Ira Shockey
1915 May 15
Letter satisfactory.

Shockey, Ira to Sutherland
1916 February 22
Will visit Washington the first of May.

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Sutherland to C.T. Sibold
1914 January 14
Wants statement of taxes assessed against the Greenbrier Land Company.

Sutherland to J.S. Sidwell
1914 March 17
Hopes he is doing well and is safe in Mexico.

Sigler, B.M. to Sutherland
1913 April 19
Everyone is occupied with Taft-Roosevelt contest. Teter does not have much favor within the county.

Sutherland to B.M. Sigler
1912 April 22
There is a general demand for another candidate for Congresman-at-Large.

Sutherland to B.M. Sigler
1912 September 17
Appreciates paragraph supporting his candidacy.

Sutherland to Helen D. Sill
1918 January 8
Encloses letter of endorsement.

[Helen D. Sill]
Sutherland to Bureau of Personnel
1918 January 8
Recommends Miss Sill for a stenography position overseas.

Sutherland to Gray Silver
1910 July 18
If a democrat must be elected, prefers him over the other candidates.

Silver, Gray to Sutherland
1910 July 19
Asserts confidence in the upcoming elections. Announces birth of daughter on the first.

Sutherland to Gray Silver
1910 July 20
Congratulates them on the birth of their daughter.

Sutherland to Gray Silver
1910 August 18
Seeks his views on orchard loated near Okonoka.

Silver, Gray to Sutherland
1910 August 23
Has seen the orchard in question. Invites him to Berkeley County to see other apple propositions.

Sutherland to Gray Silver
1910 August 25
Discusses orchards he recently visited in Mineral and Hampshire counties.

Silver, Gray to Sutherland
1910 August 30
Feels the Port Miller orchard is a good proposition. Describes Martinsburg orchard.

Sutherland to Gray Silver
1910 September 1
If the orchard can be held until next week, he will stop off in Martinsburg to see it.

Silver, Gray to Sutherland
1910 September 3
Urges him to look over orchard soon. There are several parties "nibbling at it."

Silver, Gray to Sutherland
1910 September 10
Took a twenty day option on the property.

Sutherland to Gray Silver
1910 September 19
Will be very busy the next few days. Will try to visit as soon as he can.

Silver, Gray to Sutherland
1911 December 12
Encloses prospectus of The Cherry Hill Orchards. Feels orchards are the greatest development in West Virginia.

Sutherland to Gray Silver
1911 December 13
Proposition looks good.

Silver, Mark to Sutherland
1912 November 27
Offers services if he desires to rent or buy a residence in Washington.

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Simmons, L.D. to Sutherland
1914 April 11
Wonders if he will sell tract of land on waters of the Middle Fork tract, known as the Bosworth land.

Sutherland to L.D. Simmons
1914 May 29
Would only sell the land if the surface could be sold and the timber reserved.

Simmons, L.D. to Sutherland
1916 November 23
Asks if he will sell the Bosworth or Simmons tract.

Sutherland's Secretary to L.D. Simmons
1916 November 25
Informs that letter will be answered immediately upon Sutherland's return.

Sutherland to L.D. Simmons
1916 November 29
Will sell at a fair price.

Simmons, L.D. to Sutherland
1916 December 4
Offers to trade oil, gas, and mineral rights on adjoining land for the tract that he is interested in purchasing.

Sutherland's Secretary to L.D. Simmons
1916 December 13
Acknowledges letter in Sutherland's absence.

Sutherland to L.D. Simmons
1916 December 21
Will consider the proposition he has offered.

Simmons, S.A. to Sutherland
1917 October 19
Asks his support for any measure designed to curb the capacity of manufacturers of newsprint paper.

Sutherland to S.A. Simmons
1917 October 22
Will give the matter careful attention.

Sims, R.P. to Sutherland
1917 September 16
Asks if a colored man who has been drafted can be assigned to serve in the noncombatant force of the army.

Sutherland to R.P. Sims
1917 September 17
If the man is not exempt, he must proceed to the cantonment.

Simmons, T.N. to Sutherland
1913 June 23
Offers property located in Alabama and Georgia.

Sutherland to T.N. Simmons
1913 July 19
Requests complete descriptions of the properties.

Simmons, T.N. to Sutherland
1913 July 22
Provides description of properties.

Sutherland to Walter S. Simmons
1912 January 31
Inquires if people in the area favor Taft or Roosevelt. [2 copies]

Simpson, A.F. to Sutherland
1917 November 1
Would like the 160 acres of land he is entitled to as a Soldier's Claim.

[A. F. Simpson]
Sutherland to Clay Tallman
1917 November 3
Sends letter from A.F.. Simpson. [copy follows]

Sutherland to A.F. Simpson
1917 November 3
Informs that letter has been sent to the Commissioner of the General Land Office.

[A. F. Simpson]
Bruce, C.M. to Sutherland
1917 November 12
Acknowledges letter. [2 copies]

[A. F. Simpson]
Bruce, C.M. to A.F. Simpson
1917 November 12
Sends circulars regarding lands and soldiers.

Sutherland to A.F. Simpson
1917 November 14
Informs that C.M. Bruce will be sending information.

Simpson, John N. to Sutherland
1917 August 9
Asks support for the Owen Amendment to Senate Bill 1786 which provides for a more adequate rank and pay for army doctors.

Sutherland to John N. Simpson
1917 August 10
Will give careful consideration to the Owen Amendment to Senate Bill No. 1786.

Sims, E.W. to Sutherland
1911 March 1
Requests information so that publicity can be given to the movement.

Sims, E.W. to Sutherland
1912 March 16
Sends article entitled "Catching Up With Roosevelt" under separate cover.

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Sincell, George I. to Sutherland
n.d.
Will be in Washington soon and would like to visit.

Sutherland to George L. Sincell
1917 September 25
Will be glad to meet him in Washington.

[S]inck, Theodore W. to Sutherland
1917 August 15
Understands that registered pharmacists have been commissioned as second lieutenants. [telegram]

Sutherland to Theodore W. Sincks
1917 August 15
Informs that no provision has been made to appoint pharmacists as second lieutenants. [telegram]

Sutherland's Secretary to Guy R.Sinsel
1917 September 22
In the absence of Sutherland, sends letter regarding Mary A. Sullivan.

Sutherland to A.H. Singleton
1912 May 23
Asks for political support.

Sions, Scott to Sutherland
1917 November 5
Seeks aid securing a position in the Agriculture Department. Sutherland to Scott Sions
1917 November 7
Government positions are under Civil Service.

Sutherland to H.B. Sites
1912 May 24
Acknowledges letter.

Sites, J. McKee to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Offers congratulations for victory.

Sutherland to J. McKee Sites
1912 November 12
Acknowledges congratulatory letter.

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Skaggs, C.A. to Sutherland
1917 August 29
Asks him to support a House Resolution that establishes war risk insurance.

Sutherland to C.A. Skaggs
1917 August 31
The matter will be given his very close attention.

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[Slab Fork Coal Company]
Caperton, Gaston W. to Sutherland
1912 November 8
Offers congratulations on election to Congress.

Sutherland to W.A. Slavin
1913 October 21
Informs that the shelves ordered from his company were not installed properly. Wants defect remedied.

Slavin, W.A. to Sutherland
1913 October 28
Explains why he used a different support scheme for the shelf.

Sutherland to W.A. Slavin
1913 October 30
Appears to be a slight misunderstanding in their agreement. Would like to know the costs of suitable wooden supports.

Slavin, W.A. to Sutherland
1917 February 21
Asks if he can rent a portion of Sutherland's garden for farming.

Sutherland to W.A. Slavin
1917 February 27
Can not rent the lot because he plans to farm it himself.

Sleeth, Ernest to Sutherland
1918 February 2
Encourages Sutherland to oppose Senate Bill No. 3385, Section 9. The section deals with placing railway employees under the Federal Employees Compensation Act.

Sutherland to Ernest Sleeth
1918 February 5
Will give the matter serious and conscientious consideration when it comes up for action.

Sutherland to J. Karl Slemmens
1914 May 1
Has referred his letter to E.O. Fling and Company.

Sutherland to David Sloan
1915 November 16
Questions if the apples he ordered have been shipped.

Slobadin, Henry L. to Sutherland
1918 January 5
Circular letter relating to American-Russian relations.

Slonaker, Evan H. to Sutherland
1918 January 9
Has an invention which could help the Navy. Seeks aid selling invention.

Sutherland to Evan H. Slonaker
1918 January 9
Recommends that he contact Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the navy, regarding his invention.

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Small, Mrs. W.H. to Sutherland
1917 July 26
Seeks aid for obtaining a leave from the Treasury Department for his niece, Miss Belle Dent.

Sutherland to Mrs. W.H. Small
1917 July 27
Will do all he can to aid her niece toward getting the usual leave of absence. However, under the present war situation it may be impossible.

Small, Mrs. W.H. to Sutherland
1917 July 30
Appreciates his assistance to her niece. Requests he write the Department of the Treasurer.

[Mrs. W.H. Small]
Sutherland to John Burke
1917 July 31
Asks that Miss Dent of the Redemption Department be granted annual leave for health reasons.

Sutherland to Mrs. W.H. Small
1917 July 31
Informs that he has written to the Treasurer of the United States on her niece's behalf.

[Mrs. W.H. Small]
Burke, John to Sutherland
1917 August 1
Reports that he can not grant Miss Dent leave or everyone else in the office will expect one.

Sutherland to Mrs. W.H. Small
1917 August 2
Sends copy of letter from John Burke. Regrets that the report was not more favorable.

Small, Mrs. W.H. to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Appreciates his assistance for her niece. Explains niece's health problems.

Sutherland to Mrs. W.H. Small
1917 August 7
Will continue to pursue the matter.

Small, Mrs. W.H. to Sutherland
1917 August 13
Informs that leave has been granted to her niece.

Sutherland to Mrs. W.H. Small
1917 August 14
Glad to have been of valuable service to her niece.

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Smith, A.M. to Sutherland
1911 February 13
On behalf of the safety of West Virginia Railways, he encourages Sutherland to secure a modification of the pistol toing law.

Sutherland to A.M. Smith
1911 February 20
Fears that it will be impossible to make the requested modification this session.

Smith, A.M. to Sutherland
1913 January 20
Encloses information relating to Railway Mail Pay.

Smith, A.M. to Sutherland
1918 January 28
Requests official copies of speeches on "Preparedness."

Sutherland to A.M. Smith
1918 February 6
Speeches are being sent.

Sutherland to B.A. Smith
1912 January 10
Suggests a meeting in Parkersburg of "eight" senators to lay out the party's gubernatorial plan.

Smith, B.A. to Sutherland
1912 January 30
Was unable to meet with the "bunch" due to sickness. Will go along with any decisions made by the group. Sutherland to B.A. Smith
1912 February 19
Delay in writing due to son's operation. Will write soon regarding political matters.

Sutherland to B.A. Smith
1912 March 5
Seeks advice regarding opposing C.F. Teter for the party's nomination for Congressman-at-Large.

Sutherland to B. A. Smith
1912 May 23
Would appreciate anything he could do for the Congressman-at-Large campaign.

Sutherland to Charles A. Smith
1911 February 20
Informs that Senate Bill NO. 133 was killed in committee.

Sutherland to C.E. Smith
1915 August 16
Asks if he would handle a one thousand dollar note drawn on Robb, Swisher, and Sutherland.

Sutherland to C.E. Smith
1915 August 19
Appreciates loan.

Sutherland to C.E. Smith
1915 August 28
Encloses joint note for one thousand dollars.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1910 April 16
Encourages his supports as he hopes to be selected President of the Senate.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1910 May 14
Again requests his opinion of the senate presidency bid. Hopes to act in the best interests of the party.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1910 May 20
Informs that his stenographer failed to prepare a response to his first letter. Is not committed to any one for the presidency of the senate. Feels it is too early in the race for such. Thinks Hatfield may try for the position.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1910 May 24
Was unaware that Hatfield was considering the position. Fully discusses the sectional and prohibition issues.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1910 December 13
Reviews political issues and his bid for the presidency of the Senate.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1911 March 1
Requests copies of his papers. Feels Hatfield's deal concerning the road department was "the rawest thing [he] ever saw."

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1911 March 1
Encloses typewritten copies of the minutes. Everyone thinks that Hatfield made a great mistake in the closing hours of the session.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1911 March 6
Appreciates material. Applauds him for "skinning" he gave to Hatfield.

Sutheralnd to D.B. Smith
1911 March 6
Will be visiting Huntington next week.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1911 March 11
Discusses his recent conversation with Mr. Odgen. Odgen feels that he should make a bid for the governorship.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1911 March 21
Would like to see him elected as Governor. The "eight" should support the priMarchy laws.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1911 March 24
Does not plan to seek nomination for Governor.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1911 April 13
Sends record. Wants it corrected.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1911 April 20
The record of events in the session have covered the ground fully.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1911 December 12
Asks him to contact the Humane Board and urge the appointment of Preston Harmon as field agent.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1911 December 12
Took matter up with Mr. Perry. Need strong progressive men to lead the State Ticket. Asks his attitude regarding Hatfield's bid for the Republican Governor's nomination.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1911 December 23
Feels that the Republicans should meet to agree on a nominee for the Governorship. Grimes opposes Hatfield's announcement.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1911 December 30
Will not be able to meet with him in Charleston.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1912 January 6
Although Hatfield can beat Swisher and Dillon for the nomination, many are demanding a stronger candidate. Feels a meeting in Parkersburg would be beneficial.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1912 January 9
Feels Charleston would be a better meeting place for the "eight" rather than Parkersburg.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1912 January 10
Although Charleston would be more convenient, the appearance of a meeting there would be harmful. Feels the meeting should be in Parkersburg with no publicity.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1912 January 12
Informs that he can attend Parkersburg meeting.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1912 January 18
Informs that Hatfield is going to tour the state to determine if leading republicans support him. Urges him to contact Grimes immediately.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1912 January 20
Feels Hatfield will only consult those who support him. His conceit will not allow him to take any opposition serious.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1912 March 5
Seeks advice regarding becoming a candidate for Congressman-at-Large against C.F. Teter.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1912 March 8
Encourages him to run against C.F. Teter for the Congressman-at-Large nomination.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1912 March 9
Continues to investigate his prospects as a Congressman-at-Large candidate. Feels the people are demanding another candidate.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1912 May 7
Encourages Sutherland to support the Honorable Edward S. Doolittle for a Supreme Court Judgeship at the convention.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1912 May 28
Returns list.

Smith, D.B. to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Congratulates him on election achievement.

Sutherland to D.B. Smith
1912 November 15
Appreciates kind words.

Smith, DaCosta to Sutherland
1912 November 26
Describes gas territory available for sale.

Sutherland to Da Costa Smith
1912 November 29
Requests data from authoritative sources about the wells before he will consider the purchase.

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Sutherland to Edith L. Smith
1914 November 10
Informs that her application will receive careful consideration.

Smith, Earl to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Explains a current movement that would allow officers to purchase uniforms and equipment from the government. Asks for support.

Sutherland to Major Earl H. Smith
1918 February 6
Will give the matter careful attention.

Smith, Frank Thomas to Sutherland
1917 December 15
Seeks aid securing position with the Secret Service.

Sutherland to Frank Thomas Smith
1917 December 18
Sends application blank for a position as Special Agent of the Department of Justice.

Smith, George B. to Sutherland
1912 June 5
Sends congratulations.

Sutherland to Mrs. George B. Smith
1913 March 14
Sends letter from family members. Plans to move to Washington April 1st to settle living arrangements. Invites her to visit. [She is Sutherland's sister]

Sutherland to Mrs. George B. Smith
1915 February 4
Needs all the information about the soldier before he can help. Family is well.

Smith, George C. to Sutherland
1911 April 1
Requests his endorsement for his postmaster application at Czar.

Smith, George C. to Sutherland
1911 April 6
Informs that he is a hardworking farmer who will do his best as postmaster.

Sutherland to George C. Smith
1911 April 8
Requests the petition he sent. Plans to recommend him for the position.

Smith, George C. to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Explains his anger regarding a clause in his postal contract which requires him to obey the orders of the President. Feels that he should not sign it because America is not a monarchy.

Sutherland to George C. Smith
1917 August 6
Explains that the postal service is under the executive head. Therefore, he is subject to executive orders in his position.

Smith, George C. to Sutherland
1917 August 18
Strong, lengthy letter giving his opinion on President Wilson, the Republican party, and the war effort.

Sutherland to George C. Sturgiss
1917 August 24
Explains Washington politics relating to the war.

[George Otis Smith]
Steele, George M. to Sutherland
1915 January 31
Inquires about the presence of oil and gas in his county.

[George Otis Smith]
Sutherland to George M. Steele
1915 February 5
Does not have the time during the session to deal with oil and gas propositions.

Sutherland to George Otis Smith
1915 February 5
Refers letter from Steele to him.

Smith, George Otis to Sutherland
1915 February 10
Reports on the natural gas and oil contents of Ashtabula County.

Sutherland to George Otis Smith
1915 February 11
Acknowledges letter.

Tifton, Forest F. to Sutherland
1915 February 12
Refers his request for maps to Professor J. A. Bownocker of Ohio State University.

Bownocker, J.A. to Sutherland
1915 February 17
Sends latest geological map and two bulletins on oil and gas under separate cover.

Sutherland to J.A. Bownocker
1915 February 19
Acknowledges receipt of map and bulletins.

Smith, George Otis to Sutherland
1917 October 15
Sends a report on hydraulic-mining debris. Describes the scope of the report.

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[H. Ed Smith]
Harmison, M.S. to Sutherland
1917 September 10
Seeks assistance obtaining position in France as a Mechanical Draftsman for H. Ed Smith.

[H. Ed Smith]
Sutherland to M.S. Harmison
1917 September --
Will actively pursue the matter.

[H. Ed Smith]
Sutherland to Civil Service Commission
1917 September 11
Requests rating and relative standing on the eligible list of H. Ed Smith.

[H. Ed Smith]
McIlhenny, John A. to Sutherland
1917 October 4
Reports that Mr. Smith's application is not on file. Probable that it is filed with the Secretary of War.

[H. Ed Smith]
Sutherland to Newton Baker, Sect. of War
1917 October 6
Requests status of Smith's case.

[H. Ed Smith]
Scofield, John C. to Sutherland
1917 October 9
Informs that the War Department has referred Smith's application to the Chief of Engineers.

[H. Ed Smith]
Sutherland to M.S. Harmison
1917 October 11
Informs that the matter is being considered by the Chief of Engineers.

[H. Ed Smith]
Black, W.M. to Sutherland
1917 October 11
Replies that Smith's application has been placed on file for future reference.

[H. Ed Smith]
Sutherland to M.S. Harmison
1917 October 13
Sends letter from Major General W.M. Black, Chief of Engineers.

[H. Ed Smith]
Harmison, M.S. to Sutherland
1917 October 16
Appreciates his attention in the matter.

[H. Ed Smith]
Sutherland to M.S. Harmison
1917 October 17
Acknowledges letter.

Smith, Harrison B. to Sutherland
1917 August 29
On behalf of Life Insurance Companies, expresses opposition to House Bill No. 5723 and Senate Bill No. 2758.

Sutherland to Harrison B. Smith
1917 August 31
Although he has not studied the bill, he plans to consider the suggestions.

Smith, H.C. to Sutherland
1917 July 19
Acknowledges letter regarding coffee furnishment for the Government. Encloses letter regarding the bidding process for the same.

Sutherland to Harry S. Smith
1917 February 13
Informs that Effie is in Elkins with the younger children. Admits that it may be difficult to obtain admittance to the Senate Galleries for him.

[Herbert L. Smith]
Sutherland to Galen Hasll Clerk
1917 August 2
Sends letter to hotel for a constituent who will be staying there.

[Herbert L. Smith]
Dungan, A.E. to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Informs that letter belonged to Herbert L. Smith.

[Herbert L. Smith]
Sutherland to A.E. Dungan
1917 August 6
Extends thanks for prompt action.

[Howard Smith]
Hoover, B.M. to Sutherland
1918 January 5
Requests information regarding Howard Smith's location. His mother requests information about receiving a portion of her son's pay.

[Howard Smith]
Sutherland to B.M. Hoover
1918 January 9
Informs that a letter addressed to the war department should reach Howard Smith. The war department has no record of any arrangements made for the mother to receive a portion of his pay.

Smith, Joseph C. to Sutherland
1912 October 30
Requests money for expenses to campaign for the Republican party.

Sutherland to Joseph C. Smith
1912 November 16
Apologizes for being absent and not responding to his letter before elections.

Smith, J.P. Jr. to Sutherland
1918 January 20
Describes tract of land for sale. Expresses his views regarding soldiers. Lengthy letter.

Sutherland to J.P. Smith, Jr.
1918 January 28
Does not know of anyone who would be interested in the described tract.

[L.C. Smith & Brothers Typewriter Company]
Richmond, D.L. to Sutherland
1912 December 18
Offers for sale or rent typewriters from his company.

Sutherland to Lloyd Smith
1915 October 23
Extends congratulations upon his election to the thirty-third degree of the Scottish Rite.

Smith, R.A. to Sutherland
1912 October 24
Offers political support and encouragement.

Sutherland to R.A. Smith
1912 November 15
Extends thanks for support during campaign.

Sutherland to R.H. Smith
1910 October 1
Informs that he will be giving a speech at the State Board of Trade meeting regarding the Good Roads Committee.

Smith, R.J. to Sutherland
1917 July 13
Invites him to the post office department when he is in Washington.

Sutherland to R.J. Smith
1917 July 18
Expected him in Washington yesterday.

Smith, R.J. to Sutherland
1917 August 6
Informs that the government wants free advertising space in small newspapers. Asks Sutherland to act against the matter.

Sutherland to R.J. Smith
1917 August 7
Advises that he will give aid toward the correction of this manifest injustice.

Sutherland to S.G. Smith
1912 May 8
Seeks the support and co-operation in his candidacy for Congressman-at-Large.

Smith, S.G. to Sutherland
1912 May 11
Makes arrangements to meet before the state convention at Huntington.

Smith, S.P. to Sutherland
1917 August 16
Requests he find a position for his brother, Fred M. Smith.

Sutherland to S.P. Smith
1917 August 18
Reports that most positions are by the Democrats or civil service. Advises his brother to contact the president of Davis & Elkins College for a teaching position.

Sutherland to S.P. Smith
1917 September 7
Inquires if brother ever found a position.

Smith, S.P. to Sutherland
1917 October 3
Informs that his brother will be attending Cornell University for a year. Would like a position in diplomatic service.

Sutherland to S.P. Smith
1917 October 4
Acknowledges letter.

Smith, W.W. to Sutherland
1912 April 13
Feels that a demand exists for another candidate for Congressman-at-Large.

Sutherland to W.W. Smith
1912 April 15
Explains why the present canadidate [Teter] is weak.

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Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1910 June 13
Appreciates the article printed in a recent edition of the Clarksburg Telegram. Feels Senators Blue and Scott deserve some of the credit.

Smith, Charles B. to Sutherland
1910 June 16
Feels he is entitled to the credit for the Randolph County victory. Tells him that he must advertise.

Sutherland to Charles B. Smith
1910 June 18
Appreciates his advice regarding advertising.

Smith, Charles B. to Sutherland
1910 October 3
Requests Sutherland write an article for newspapers about him. He hopes to stir the party into activity. Mentions topic that could be included.

Sutherland to Charles B. Smith
1910 October 8
Despite his busy schedule, he will write the article. Compliments him on the excellent letters being sent from the party's headquarters.

Smith, Charles B. to Sutherland
1910 October 11
Asks for article to be sent soon. Advises him to "buy off" Herman Johnson of the Inter-Mountain.

Sutherland to Charles B. Smith
1910 October 15
Reports that he will not be able to write article. Plans to campaigning in the eastern part of Randolph, Pendleton, and Grant counties.

Sutherland to Charles B. Smith
1910 October 24
Just received letter of the eleventh. Plans to see Johnson at once to take care of matter. The upcoming schedule includes one to three speeches daily.

Smith, Charles B. to Sutherland
1910 October 26
Pleased to hear that Senator Blue will be re- elected. Informs that Johnson is now in their service.

Sutherland to Charles B. Smith
1910 November 11
Admits that defeat was not because of headquarters. Offers encouragement for the next campaign.

Sutherland to Charles B. Smith
1911 September 20
Appreciates article in Intelligencer.

Sutherland to Charles B. Smith
1911 December 12
Expresses thanks for article about the Humane Society matter.

Sutherland to Charles B. Smith
1912 May 14
Appreciates ad in paper about him. Sends small contribution.

Sutherland to Charles B. Smith
1912 December 5
Congratulates him on the party's success in the recent election. Feels the hard work of the Publicity Bureau paid off.

Smith, Charles B. to Sutherland
1915 March 30
Requests that he send along political news. Informs that he gave Sutherland a good recommendation to about forty coal men meeting at Elkins. Inquires about his political race in
1916.

Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1915 April 2
Plans to gather advice before deciding which race to enter.

Smith, Charles B. to Sutherland
1915 June 18
Did not write the article published in the Wheeling Intelligencer about him.

Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1915 June 21
Feels article was sent from Charleston. Explains the strategies of the Governor and his "friends."

Smith, Charles B. to Sutherland
1915 July 6
Informs that Mann may be a candidate. Things in the area are slow except for Democratic factionalism.

Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1915 July 8
Discusses Mann's political plans. The first real term of Federal Court has brought many lawyers and politicians to the area. The reports are favorable to his candidacy.

Smith, C.B. to Sutherland
1915 July 12
Feels that Mann and Hatfield's fight in the southern part of the state will be to his (Sutherland's) advantage. Fight for the Senate position will be bitter and personal.

Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1915 August 17
Forwards letter from Smith's name-sake. Requests his opinions on the political situation.

Smith, Charles B. to Sutherland
1915 August 25
Appreciates letter. Politically, feels Sutherland should have taken his earlier advice. White has the advantage over Hatfield. Informs of a "line of dope" printed about him in the Pittsburgh Dispatch. Asks about his current political ambitions.

Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1915 August 28
Does not fully believe his theory behind White's entrance to the field. Feels White's actions have been haphazard. Personally, does not want to enter the Governorship fight. Prefers the Senator- ship or Congressional race.

Smith, Charles Brooks to Sutherland
1915 September 11
Provides update of contributions received. Lengthy discuss of political future of Sutherland, White, and Hatfield. Clarifies his relationship with Mr. Mann.

Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1915 September 13
Plans to send more news information to him. Doubts White can win because his only support is from Hatfield's opponents. Will only enter the Governorship fight if it is a matter of party necessity. Prefers legislative work.

Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1915 September 15
Extends appreciation for the advertising in the news. Mentions upcoming travel plans. [proof letter from Smith follows]

Smith, C. Brooks to Sutherland
---- September 24
Invites him to stay at his home during visit.

Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1915 September 25
Informs that a scheduling conflict will prevent him from attending the banquet and visiting.

Smith, C.B. to Sutherland
1916 September 18
Regrets missing his visit in Washington. Encloses copy of the Republican Weekly press release. [copy of press sheet follows]

Smith, C. Brooks to Sutherland
1916 November 21
Discusses fees and terms of their agreement. Wishes him well in new position.

Sutherland's Secretary to Charles B. Smith
1916 November 24
Acknowledges letter in Sutherland's absence.

Sutherland to Charles Brooks Smith
1916 November 29
Sends check for thirty dollars. Plans to meet him in Washington next week to discuss further arrangements.

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Smoot, Charles S. to Sutherland
1912 October 1
Informs that his announcement will appear in all city and inter-urban cars in West Virginia.

Smoot, Charles S. to Sutherland
1912 December 3
Urges Sutherland to use his position for a better salary for "publicity" men.

Smoot, C.S. to Sutherland
1917 September 10
Offers to serve his country by serving in the liberty bond issue publicity department of the Food Administration.

Sutherland to C.S. Smoot
1917 September 12
Offers assistance to him in obtaining a position connected with the sale of liberty bonds in the Food Administration.

Smoot, Charles S. to Sutherland
1917 September 14
Explains the advantages of a position connected with the liberty bond commission.

Sutherland to Charles S. Smoot
1917 September 18
Informs that he has been unable to obtain definite results regarding his employment. Strong letters of recommendation have been sent on his behalf.

[Charles S. Smoot]
Sutherland to W.G. McAdoo
1917 September 18
Endorses C.S. Smoot for a position in the Publicity Department in connection with the Liberty Bond issue.

Smoot, Charles S. to Sutherland
1917 September 20
Appreciates his letter and its contents.

[Charles S. Smoot]
Hoover, Herbert to Sutherland
1917 September 24
Informs that the Advertising Section has been advised to contact Colonel Smoot.

[Charles S. Smoot]
Sutherland to Herbert Hoover
1917 September 29
Appreciates letter regarding Charles S. Smoot.

[Charles S. Smoot]
Maxwell, R.C. to Sutherland
1917 September 25
Acknowledges letter of endorsement for Charles S. Smoot. He has been asked to take a volunteer position in the Outdoor Publicity Department.

[Charles S. Smoot]
Sutherland to R.C. Maxwell
1917 September 29
Informs that he will be pleased with Smoot's performance.

Sutherland to Charles S. Smoot
1917 September 26
Encloses letter from Hoover and Maxwell. Pleased that his assistance was helpful.

Sutherland to Charles S. Smoot
1917 September 27
Extends congratulations. Invites him to visit in Washington.

Smoot, Charles S. to Sutherland
1917 September 28
Appreciates assistance.

Sutherland to Charles S. Smoot
1917 September 29
Informs that it was a pleasure to be of assistance.

Smoot, Francis LeB. to Sutherland
1913 February 26
Offers aid in selecting a Washington residence.

Sutherland to Francis LeB. Smoot
1913 March 12
Does not plan to move family to Washington until the fall.

Sutherland to Reed Smoot
1917 August 13
Sends statement of precedents. Only interest is in his constituent, C.B. Smith.

Smoot, Reed to Sutherland
1917 August 15
Acknowledges letter and statement of precedents. Explains the actions of the Senate Committee regarding payment for carbon copies of stenographic reports for the meetings.

Smyth, John G. to Major Weaver Rogers
1918 January 30
Requests information regarding position available relating to the coal business.

Sutherland to John G. Smyth
1918 February 1
Acknowledges note. Expresses interest in his reply from Major Weaver Rogers.

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Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 2
Requests terms of property available for sale. Inquires about quality of land after the timber has been removed.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 6
Seeks further information about the timber tract. Explains his own credentials and qualifications.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 24
Requests lowest price his "people" will consider on the tract of timber.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1912 December 26
Informs that the owners will accept 25 thousand dollars as a minimum cash payment on the 16 thousand acre tract.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 January 14
Follows up on the sale of the tract.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 January 16
Informs that he is unaware of any prospective buyers near Uniontown, Pennsylvania. Many lumbermen are reporting that the quality of timber in Sutherland's area is decreasing.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 January 28
Updates him on the progress made regarding sale.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 March 10
The price and terms are satisfactory. Will advise before taking further action.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 March 8
Expresses interest in purchasing the timber and property if it has not been sold.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 March 15
Wishes to cooperate fully in the sale.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 March 20
Plans to have property inspected near the first of month. Tries to locate a tract containing hemlock timber.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 May 22
Expresses an interest in a hemlock tract. Discusses price for New River Coal tract.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 March 18
Informs that his party would like to go over property to view timber. Describes timber tract he is trying to sell.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 March 24
Can not find a hemlock tract meeting the specified requirements. Needs more knowledge about the New River Coal tract.

Sutherland to H. Snider
1913 March 25
Coal party should look up Mr. Breathed in Grant County. Plans to be in Washington for a special session. [2 copies]

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 March 27
Party can not visit until third week of April Hopes the sale can be made at $16.00 an acre.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 March 29
Requests a map sowing the location of the property and railroads. Time of party's visit is satisfactory.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 April 10
Inquires abut the rate of railroad freight and the location of the railroads in relation to the property for sale.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 April 17
Again inquires about obtaining a flat freight rate from the railroad company. [3 copies]

Sutherland's Secretary to H.B. Snider
1913 April 18
Informs that Sutherland will respond to the letter upon his return to the City.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 April 24
Advises that he has inquired about the freight rate. Complete information has not been received from Railroad Company Officials. Recommends Frank Breathed as a competent guide for the tract.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 April 24
Sends copy of rates just released from the Hampshire Southern Railroad Company. The company has agreed to build to the lower edge of the tract.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 April 30
Requests action from the potential buyers.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 May 3
Needs reassurance before party will proceed with the transaction.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 May 4
Offers assurance that buyers will deal directly with the owners of the property.

Snider, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 May 5
Expresses confidence that sale will be completed. Seeks price and commission agreements in writing.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 May 8
Offers to divide equally the five percent commission on the sale. The previously quoted price is a good one.

Sutherland to H.B. Snider
1913 May 16
Plans to spend a week in Elkins.

Sutherland to SneDecemberor & Company
1913 July 19
Advises that he is not interested in purchasing any pictures from their company.

Snedeker, Albert to Sutherland
1918 January 16
Requests assistance obtaining a job for a Wellsburg machinist. Discusses the political potential of Mr. Ogden and Mr. Highland.

Sutherland to Albert Snedeker
1918 January 26
Informs that the Civil Service Commission is sending applications for the machinist desiring a job. Appreciates information relating to the political situation in West Virginia.

Snedeker, Albert to Sutherland
1917 December 20
Seeks aid for a man seeking a hearing in Washington with the United States Engineers. Informs that political situation is warming in the state.

Sutherland to Albert Snedeker
1917 December 22
Advises man to secure the cooperation of the Engineer Officers of the Army at Pittsburgh and Wheeling before coming to Washington. Expresses thanks for political news.

Sutherland to G.F. Snyder
1910 November 22
Plans to investigate the Petit lot. Inquires about the health of Senator Elkins.

Snyder, G.F. to Sutherland
1911 January 10
Acknowledges letter relating to R.C. Boyles.

Snyder, Harmon E. to Sutherland
1915 October 27
Seeks assistance locating Mr. McCloud.

Sutherland to Harmon E. Snyder
1915 October 28
Informs that McCloud was in Elkins on Tuesday, but he did not meet him. Does not know his present location.

Snyder, L.D. to Sutherland
1912 September 29
Seeks a pardon before the election. Explains why he was sent to jail.

Sutherland to L.D. Snyder
1912 October 7
Will see Governor Glasscock soon about pardon.

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Sopher, Grace to Sutherland
1913 August 26
Informs that Dr. Greene is not available until September eighth.

Sutherland to Grace Sopher
1913 August 30
Requests an appointment with Dr. Greene after September eighth.

Sonderman, Fred W. to Sutherland
1917 September 7
Requests a copy of the Federal Child Labor Law and information from Civil Service relative to the agency.

Sutherland to Fred W. Sonderman
1917 September 10
Sends copy of the Child Labor Law. Civil Service Commission will send data relative to examinations for inspectors under this law.

Sonderman, Fred W. to Sutherland
1917 September 17
Sends clippings from local paper about Sutherland. Discusses the public's attitude toward him.

Sutherland to Fred W. Sonderman
1917 September 19
Expresses thanks for the news clippings. Wishes him success in the civil service examination for inspector.

[The Southern Commercial Congress] Fletcher, Duncan U. to Sutherland
1912 March 27
Sends program and invitation to their annual convention. Requests names of delegates to the meeting. [program follows]

[The Southern Commercial Congress]
Owens, Clarence J. to Sutherland
1917 September 1
Informs that he has been commissioned by the Governor of West Virginia to be a delegate at the annual convention. Sends relative information.

[Southern Commercial Congress]
Sutherland to Clarence J. Owens
1917 September 11
Regrets that his duties will prevent him from attending the annual convention.

[Southern Good Roads]
Sutherland to H.B. Varner
1917 October 31
Requests that his name be removed from the mailing list of the magazine. [statement follows]

[Southern Settlement and Development Organization] Warfield, S. Davies to Sutherland
1913 April 19
Sends copy of the organization's by-laws for him to proofread and return.

[Southern Settlement and Development Organization]
Sutherland to S. Davies Warfield
1913 April 23
Acknowledges recent letters. Expresses satisfaction with the organization's by-laws.

[Southern Settlement and Development Organization]
Warfield, S. Davies to Sutherland
1913 May 1
Asks for prompt suggestions regarding the by-laws so they can be printed.

[Southern Settlement and Development Organization]
Warfield, S. Davies to Sutherland
1913 May 1
Requests his comments and suggestions about the by-laws.

[Southern Settlement and Development Organization]
Sutherland to S. Davies Warfield
1913 May 2
Feels the by-laws were in excellent condition and did not need any improvements.

[Southern Settlement and Development Organization]
Manss, W.H. to Sutherland
1915 March 10
Requests his attendance at the organization's next meeting. Requests a proxy vote if he is unable to attend.

[Southern Settlement and Development Organization]
Sutherland to W.H. Manss
1915 March 12
Will be unable to attend meeting. Encloses proxy.

[Southern Society of Washington]
Little, John F. to Sutherland
1913 June 12
Informs that a meeting will be held to admit new members and conduct business.

[Society]
Adams, J.M. to Sutherland
1913 July 9
Reminds him to send a check to the society.

[Southern Society]
Sutherland to Thomas Ruffin
1916 December 19
Sends check covering dues.

[Southern Society]
Sutherland to Albert A. Springs
1917 October 11
Regrets that he can not attend the reception honoring the House of Southern Governors. [invitation follows]

[W.H. Somers]
-------- to Sutherland
1917 July 13
Acknowledges letter of introduction for W.H. Somers.

Somerville, Frank C. to Sutherland
1912 March 6
Offers support in his political race.

Somerville, F.C. to Sutherland
1912 September 11
Requests position as personal secretary to Sutherland. Points out his qualifications and the benefits of the arrangement.

Sutherland to F.C. Somerville
1912 September --
Informs that he can not promise him position. Appreciates his efforts to help in Greenbrier County.

Somerville, F.C. to Sutherland
1912 October 17
Requests a letter of recommendation for his uncle, W.E. Somerville.

Somerville, F.C. to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Extends congratulations on his win. Again, requests a letter of recommendation for his uncle, W.E. Somerville.

Sutherland to F.C. Somerville
1912 November 12
Appreciates letter. Will write letter of recommendation for his uncle.

Sutherland to C.F. Somerville
1912 November 18
Sends letter from Auditor Darst.

Sutherland to C.F. Somerville
1915 December 18
Requests he subscribe to the Charleston Post. He is trying to win a contest.

Sutherland to C.F. Somerville
1916 January 6
Will subscribe if contest has not closed.

Somerville, C.F. to Sutherland
1916 February 10
Requests a large wall map of West Virginia.

Sutherland to C.F. Somerville
1916 February 16
Sends requested map.


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