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Daily, R.W. to Sutherland
1912 December 18
Price for Elkins property.

Sutherland to R.W. Dailey
1912 December 24
Not interested in property at any price in excess of one mentioned earlier - not sure if interested at that price.

Dailey, R.W. to Sutherland
1913 May 20
Elkins property discussed.

Sutherland to R.W. Dailey
1913 September 18
Will consider renting the Dailey house providing necessary repairs are made. Request immediate reply.

Dailey to Sutherland
1913 September 19
Will rent him house. [telegram]

Sutherland to Judge R.W. Dailey
1913 September 24
Received his telegram. Wants to know definitely what he can do in regards to the rental property.

Dailey, R.W. to Sutherland
1913 September 29
Will rent him the house and make necessary repairs.

Sutherland to Judge R. Dailey
1913 October 15
Discusses housing arrangement.

Dailey, Judge to Sutherland
1913 October 20
Lease will be signed & sent to Mr. Bower.

Sutherland to ------------
1917 September 10
Letter of recommendation of Thomas F. Dailey.

Donnelly, E. M. to _____
1917 January 20
Letter of recommendation of Thomas F. Dailey

Dalzell, W.A.B. to Sutherland
1917 December 27
Poses example of recently passed Tax Law and its unfairness.

Sutherland to W.A.B. Dalzell
1917 December 29
Will bring example of Tax Law to Finance Committee.

Sutherland to Julia S. Damp
1913 September 12
Received her picture. Family found a house to rent. Effie left for Elkins to pack their belongings.

Daniel Low & Co. Inc. to Sutherland
1913 July 5
Will repair his silver watch.

Daniels, H.W. to Sutherland
1914 January 14
Request his signature affixed to enclosed note.

Daniels, H.W. to Sutherland
1914 May 8
Request he sign enclosed note. Mentions the U.S.- Mexican situation.

Sutherland to H.W. Daniels
1914 May 9
Returns note endorsed. Reference to unstable Mexican government.

Daniels, H.W. to Sutherland
1914 September 15
Request his signature on note. Wonder how he enjoyed Elkins homecoming week. Offers his political assistance.

Daniels, Dr. H.W. to Sutherland
1917 January 12
Encloses note to be signed. Thinks epidemic of polio under control. Wonders if Chilton accomplishes anything by his latest move.

Sutherland to Dr. H.W. Daniels
1917 January 13
Returns signed note. Delighted to learn Elkins health situation is in hand.

Daniels, Lieut. H.W. to Sutherland
1917 December 27
Never received his trunk. [telegram]

Sutherland to H.W. Daniels
1917 December 27
His trunk only checked to Cumberland. Probably there. Forwarded Monday. [telegram]

Daniels, 1st Lieut. H.W. to Sutherland
1918 January 14
Seeks his aid in passing bill concerning commutation of quarters for Army Officers. Expresses thanks for aiding in locating his trunk.

Sutherland to Lieut. H.W. Daniels
1918 January 16
Will do all he can when the question of commutation of quarters.

Daniels, Josephus to Sutherland
1917 July 14
Replies to his request for information concerning number of enlisted men in Naval Service credited to W.V.

Sutherland to Daniels, Josephus
1917 July 17
Received data concerning W.V. men in Navy. Will be glad to receive other statistical info.

Information re. J.B. Darby who seeks appointment
1917 August 6
to U.S. Naval Academy.

[Darby]
Steiner, C.A. to Sutherland
1917 August 20
Request his aid in securing position for F.R. Darby's son.

[Darby]
Sutherland to C.A. Steiner
1917 August 21
Informs him on residency requirement in regard to applying for Naval appointment. Encloses regulations governing admission. Suggest he seek recommendation from N.Y. Senator.

Darden R. to Sutherland
1913 March 27
Discusses problems School Board has concerning repairing condemned Central School or constructing new building. Seeks his judgment on the matter.

Sutherland to R. Darden
1913 March 28
Submits his opinion on problems concerning the school board.

Darlington, Lea L. to Sutherland
1918 January 21
Request his vote and influence for the repeal of the zone system clause passed October
1917. [telegram]

Sutherland to Mrs. L. L. Darlington
1918 January 22
Will give careful consideration to zone system clause

Darnold, A.C. to Sutherland
1914 November 13
Would like to see him before he goes to Congress.

Sutherland to J.S. Darst
1913 September 12
Wants to pay delinquent taxes on Gassaway property.

Darst, J.S. to Sutherland
1914 May 4
Returns statement along with data regarding tract: W.P. Hubbard being discussed as possible nominee for Congress.

Sutherland to Auditor J.S. Darst
1916 April 10
Inquires of status of his Burnsville lot.

Sutherland to J.S. Darst
1916 April 13
Enclose payment for
1914 municipal taxes. Hopes to see him today.

Sutherland to J.S. Darst
1916 December 1
Wants to know amount required to redeem Burnsville lots.

Darst, J.S. to Sutherland
1916 December 8
Examination of records show his delinquent land was sold to C.B. Eakle. It is necessary to redeem property by December 13th.

Sutherland to Auditor J.S. Darst
1916 December 9
Redeemed Burnsville lot bought by Eakle at tax sale but notice of such probably not given to his office.

Darst, J. S. to Sutherland
1918 February 4
Asks him to vote favorably for H.B.-H.R. #8980 designed to permit temporary promotion of retired officers at the discretion of the President. [copy H.R. 8980 follows]

Sutherland to J. S. Darst
1918 February 5
Assures him of giving his careful and conscientious consideration to House Resolution #8980.

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Sutherland to Jas. L. Davenport
1913 March 22
Expresses thanks for replying to his letter concerning the claim of G.W. Shipman.

Sutherland to Bradley Davidson
1913 September 23
Has several properties in mind if he is still in market for orchard.

Davidson, H. Bradley to Sutherland
1913 September 24
Unless, he finds a bargain, will postpone purchasing orchard until spring.

Sutherland to Bradley Davidson
1913 September 25
Sends data regarding two orchard propositions. Davidson, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 September 26 His son not interested in Maryland orchard. Request more details about Keyser property.

Sutherland to H.B. Davidson
1913 September 27
Will send requested info. concerning Keyser property.

Sutherland to H.B. Davidson
1913 September 30
Encloses copy of letter written by O.A. Hood concerning the Keyser orchard. Will discuss price & financial arrangement with stockholders and contact him on same.

Davidson, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 October 6
Discusses financial arrangements they could make in regards to Keyser orchard.

Davidson, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 October 10
His arrival at Keyser. [telegram]

Sutherland to H.B. Davidson
1913 November 5
Shares reply of Sen. Hood re: Knobley Mountain Orchard

Sutherland to Bradley Davidson
1914 November 6
Expresses thanks for telegram of congratulations. Thinks he has been elected.

Davidson, H.B. to Sutherland
1913 November 7
Discusses a possible way of handling the Knobley Mountain Orchard project. Asks if it would appeal to him.

Sutherland to H.B. Davidson
1913 November 8
Suggests they market orchard securities and pay off stockholders in real money.

Davies, Garfield to Sutherland
1917 July 27
Inquires if a passport is required in crossing from Buffalo to Toronto, Canada. Parents plan to spend several months at Bala.

Sutherland to Garfield Davies
1917 July 28
Informs him passport not necessary-just some identification.

Davies, Garfield to Sutherland
1918 January 30
Seeks his aid in securing appointment with War Department.

Sutherland to Garfield Davies
1918 February 2
Does not know of any jobs that are not under classified service. Will be glad to have Civil Service Commission send any data that might be of interest.

Davis, G.E. to Sutherland
1913 July 31
Wonders if the Government is taking the Jennings tract of land.

Sutherland to George Davis
1913 August 5
Will see Mr. Hopson who is looking after the land for the Government in regards to Jennings property.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1913 March 28
Encloses check covering rent of the McKinney farm.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1915 January 9
Encloses election figures along with clipping in regard to contract said to have been made by Elkins Coal & Coke Co. with Lehigh Coal Co.

Davis, H.G. to Sutherland
1915 January 11
Expresses thanks for compilation on election returns and clipping.

Davis, H.G. to Sutherland
1915 February 13
Counting on him to attend meeting of Executive Committee the Davis and Elkins College.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1915 June 5
Has fair chance of disposing of the Empire Coal Co. provided he (Davis) will name a fair price and reasonable terms of sale. Request paper regarding same.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1915 June 5
In order that there may be perfect understanding, request a letter in regard to the sale of Empire Coal Co.; his commission.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1915 June 15
Further discussion of the sale, commission, etc. of Empire Coal Co.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1915 June 21
Will personally go to Pittsburgh and take up matter concerning Empire Coal Co. Thinks stockholders should give him (Davis) definite authority to negotiate the transaction.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1915 June 29
Encloses letter from Mr. Schoonmaker. Will be glad to confer with him before going to Pittsburgh & meeting Schoonmaker regarding Empire property.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1915 July 31
Encloses Col. Schoonmaker's compromise offer.

Davis, H.G. to Sutherland
1915 October 20
Telegram supporting continued use of Naylor.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1915 November 18
Encloses a letter written by Col. Schoonmaker. Is hoping to get results before long.

Davis, H.G. to Sutherland
1915 November 25
Decided to say nothing further to Col. Schoonmaker regarding Empire property for fear it will affect selling price. Has considered taking property off the market for time being.

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1915 November 26
Will be discreet in dealing with Schoonmaker regarding Empire property.

Davis, H.G. to Sutherland
1915 December 21

Sutherland to H.G. Davis
1916 January 8
Understands fully his letter concerning withdrawing Empire property from market.

Sutherland to J.V. Davis
1917 December 5
Received his telegram in regard to increase salary for letter carriers and p.o. clerks. Will give his attention to the matter.

Davis, J.H. to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Request War Dept address. Company manufacturing spheres which would make superior hand grenade. [2 copies]

Sutherland to J.M. Davis
1917 August 4
Will give closest attention to matter concerning company product.

Davis, John W. to Sutherland
1916 March 30
Grateful for his kind note of sympathy.

Davis, L.M. to Sutherland
1914 December 9
Endorses John G. Prichard for re-election as Clerk of House of Delegates.

Sutherland to L.M. Davis
1914 December 10
Even though he would like to see Prichard elected as Clerk of H.D., he will remain neutral. Regret he (Davis) not elected to Senate.

Sutherland to T.B. Davis, Jr.
1912 January 2
Ask if there is any prospect of doing anything with Breathed tract of land through the way he had in mind.

Davis, T.B. to Sutherland
1913 January 25
His associates are not interested in tract of land.

Sutherland to John T. Davis
1915 October 4
Instructed Mr. Heskitt to send sample taken from T.B. Davis mine & send to chemist. Wants him to instruct chemist to send results to him as soon as possible.

Sutherland to John T. Davis
1915 October 8
Wants his chemist to determine the B.T.U. element in T.B. Davis mine sample.

Hite, B.H. to Sutherland
1915 October 13
Sends result of coal sample analysis. [3 copies]

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1915 October 14
Informing him of T.B. Davis mine sample testing results.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 October 18
Confirms his receipt of coal sample analysis. Have not received same from Davis Colliery Co. Hopes to get some action regarding property.

Sutherland to B.H. Hite
1915 October 18
His coal sample analysis is satisfactory. Be glad to see him at Fairmont next week.

Wyckoff, John C. to Sutherland
1915 November 1
Wants to know if the Flemington (T.B. Davis Mine) property is for sale. Request full details if it is on the market.

Sutherland to John C. Wyckoff
1915 November 3
He is not the executor of T.B. Davis estate but the Flemington mine has been placed in his hand for sale by executors. If he can refer any prospective buyer and transaction made will compensate him. Several parties interested in mine.

Wyckoff, John C. to Sutherland
1915 November 5
Received his letter concerning Flemington property. Will be glad to have any coal or timber properties placed with him. Inquires of iron ore or gas properties for sale.

Sutherland to John C. Wyckoff
1915 November 8
Is in touch with a good iron ore proposition in Va. If he has bona-fide prospective purchaser will be glad to take matter up with him. Does not want to waste time with promoters or those who are simply wanting to land something.

Knapp, W.A. to Sutherland
1915 November 11
Request data regarding 130 acres Pittsburgh Coal.

Sutherland to Knapp, W.A.
1915 November 13
Gives details of Flemington mine.

Sheppard, J.R. to Sutherland
1915 November 13
Requests information concerning Flemington mine.

Sutherland to J.R. Sheppard
1915 November 19
Wants to know if he is interested in Flemington property as a purchaser or as a broker. If a purchaser request references as to his financial ability to handle proposition.

Conaway, W.H. to Sutherland
1915 November 21
Party examined Davis mine. They will meet him in Fairmont prepared to consider closing sale if terms agreeable to both.

Sheppard, Jas. R. to Sutherland
1915 November 22
Looking for property for operators who claim to be in market for an operating plant. Contact him if interested in considering matter.

Fisher, J.L. to Sutherland
1915 November 22
Have decided not to enter coal business in Taylor Co. area.

Berger, W.L. to Sutherland
1915 November 23
Is interested in leasing or buying small mine in Fairmont district. If in position to offer WV slack-need data regarding same.

Sutherland to Berger, W.L.
1915 November 24
Will provide name of purchaser of small mine upon completion of transaction.

Sutherland to James R. Sheppard
1915 November 24
Coal property advised by him cannot be purchased on a royalty basis. If party interested in buying will forward property description.

Sutherland to Fisher, J.L.
1915 November 24
Expects to conclude sale of mine.

Sutherland to J.L. Fisher
1915 November 26
Davis mine property has been sold. Sorry he did not get same.

Sutherland to James R. Sheppard
1915 November 27
Informs him of sale of property that was advertised.

Davis, T.B. to Sutherland
1915 November 29
Signed deed and sent it to Mr. Heskitt. {telegram}

Sutherland to J.E. berg.E. Berger
1915 November 29
Sold T.B. Davis mine to Clarence Robinson of Fairmont. He can contact him regarding purchase of coal.

Sutherland to J.E. Meyers
1915 November 29
Informs him of sale of T.B. Davis property. Has another mining proposition in mind if interested.

Meyers, J.E. to Sutherland
1915 December 4
Mr. Hunt disappointed over not getting Davis mine property. Request description of larger proposition and will confer with Hunt regarding same.

Davis, J.T. to Sutherland
1915 December 17
Encloses copy of W.H. Conaway in regard to T.B. Davis mine. Mentions check $500.00 and notes.

[Davis National Bank - next group] McCandlish, U.B. to Sutherland
1913 April. 22
Davis National Bank could loan him 4-5 thousand dollars on good collateral security. Sends regards to Mrs. Sutherland.

McCandlish, U.B. to Sutherland
1913 April. 25
Wants to make him the loan - suggest way to handle transaction.

McCandlish U.B. to Sutherland
1913 April 29
Replies concerning a loan.

Sutherland to C.W. Getty
1916 July 3
Apologizes for neglecting to send enclosed check. Return this morning from campaign tour.

[Davis Trust Company - next group]
Davis Trust Company
n.d.
Blank counter check.

Davis Trust Co. to Sutherland
1913 February 26
Statement regarding note.

Hall, N.I. to Sutherland
1913 April 4
Received Allahen note. Mr. Wilson has requested payment of the original but after discussing the matter with him accepted the renewal.

Wilson, W.G. to Sutherland
1913 April 14
Encloses form to be used if he wishes to deduct any indebtedness he may have against the stock he holds in the Davis Trust Co.

Hall, N.I. to Sutherland
1913 April 30
Renewal of these two notes payable to Irvine & Keim.

Sutherland to N.I. Hall
1913 May 2
Advised him on Irvine & Keim notes.

Wilson, W.G. to Sutherland
1914 March. 4
Encloses form concerning Elkins Development Co. for his signature.

Sutherland's Secretary to W.G. Wilson
1914 March 6
Will bring his letter to Sutherland's attention upon his return to Washington.

Sutherland to Davis Trust Co.
1914 March 12
Encloses renewal of Droney notes & check covering interest.

Wilson, W.G. to Sutherland
1914 May 26
Will present his letter to committee.

Hall, N.I. to Sutherland
1915 September 13
Have letter from State Bank of Brocton permitting him to renew his two notes

Sutherland to N.I. Hall
1915 December 10
Wants his bank book and canceled checks sent to him. Wants information on meeting of Brick Co.

Hall, N.I. to Sutherland
1915 December 11
Forwarding his bank book and canceled checks. Give dates the Brick Co. meets.

Hall, I.N. to Sutherland
1915 December 11
Statement showing his bank deposit made with Davis Trust Co.

Wilson, W.G. to Sutherland
1915 December 13
Bank has received and deposited check payable to him from Executors of the Estate of T.B. Davis. Request he acknowledge receipt of funds to Mr. Heskitt.

Smith, S.P. to Director, Davis Trust Co.
1916 April 13
Informs him of excessive overdrafts which should be reduced.

Wilson, W.G. to Sutherland
1916 August 17
Have as requested written letter for Richard Jno. Davis and Arthur Lee in New York. Hopes Richard secures appointment.

Sutherland to W.G. Wilson
1916 August 29
Expresses appreciation for writing letter in regards to Richard.

Davison, E.G. to Sutherland
1913 June 6
Encloses $22.00 check.

Sutherland to E.G. Davison
1913 June 8
Returns receipted statement.

Dawson, Geo.W. to Sutherland
1917 July 16
Encloses newspaper clipping of a letter. Request a favor.

Sutherland to Geo. W. Dawson
1917 July 18
Expresses his appreciation for his help during campaign. Found newspaper clipping interesting.

Dawson, J. Lewis to Sutherland
1915 March 6
Expresses thanks for securing the re-establishment of their Sunday mail service.

Sutherland to J. Lewis Dawson
1915 March 9
Acknowledges his note of thanks.

Dawson, Jack to Sutherland
1917 -----
Offers his service to U.S. - cites his qualifications.

Sutherland to Jack Dawson
1917 December 31
Encloses application form for appointment to position of Special Agent.

Day, Burton to Sutherland
1917 January 1
Request his assistance in obtaining Government insurance position.

Day, Burton to Sutherland
1917 December 3
Urges him to do all he can in getting proposed bill passed. It will protect soldiers and help insurance men as well.

Sutherland to Burton Day
1917 December 7
Acknowledges his letter regarding insurance legislation.

Sutherland to B.W. Day
1918 January 3
Informs him to send application, letters of endorsement and he will write a strong letter on his behalf in regards to securing an appointment with Bureau of War Risk Insurance.

Day, Burton W. to Sutherland
1918 January 7
Encloses necessary letters and application required to apply for appointment with Claim Dept.

Sutherland to B.W. Day
1918 January 11
Will file his letters of endorsements with Bureau of War Risk Insurance. Will also write a letter on his behalf.

Sutherland to Wm. C. DeLanoy
1918 January 11
Letter recommending Burton W. Day for an appointment in Bureau of War Risk Insurance.

Love, Thos. B. to Sutherland
1918 January 14
In regard to B. Day seeking appointment, informs him the Bureau of War Risk Insurance is within classified service with the exception of "special experts."

Sutherland to B. W. Day
1918 January 18
Encloses copy of Hon. Lane's letter

Sutherland to Judge A.G. Dayton
1915 February 8
Informs him of action being taken by Judiciary committees. Number of charges have been reduced. Has not seen report [telegram]

Sutherland to Judge A.G. Dayton
1915 February 11
Mailed him copies of Hinds Precedents and House Manuel.

Dayton, Arthur S. to Sutherland
1915 December 16
Concerned about Congressman Littlepage trying to renew charges against his father.

Sutherland to A.S. Dayton
1915 December 17
Believes Judiciary Committee won't consider any further impeachment charges against father.

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Deanville Gas Co. to Sutherland
1913 January 6
Contractor has had mechanical problems but expects to receive new cable and reach the Gordon sand about Friday. Edwards well due today; Teter farm well unreported.

Decemberk, J.C. to Sutherland
1918 January 2
Passed Civil Service exam and request his assistance in securing accountant position.

Sutherland to J.C. Deck
1918 January 7
Will contact Civil Service Commission regarding his eligibility standing.

Sutherland to U.S. Civ. Ser. Comm.
1918 January 7
Inquires to the status of J.C. Deck.

McIlhenny, J.A. to Sutherland
1918 January 9
Informs him that other parties have higher rating for position than Mr. Deck.

Sutherland to J.C. Deck
1918 January 12
Encloses letter relative to his Civil Service rating standing.

Deering, Thos. G. to Sutherland
1917 August 14
Income Tax Law will not for postwar depreciation of raw materials.

Sutherland to Thos. G. Deering
1917 August 18
Will read pamphlet recently sent.

DeGrange, J.W. to Sutherland
1915 February 8
Informs him of his assigned toast to be given at WV Society banquet.

Sutherland to J.W. DeGrange
1915 February 8
May deviate from the subject assigned to him for the banquet. Will attend same if in town. May have to go to WV in connection with personal business.

Sutherland to Col. J.W. DeGrange
1915 June 12
If possible, will attend picnic at Great Falls.

DeGrange, J.W. to Sutherland
1915 October 26
Encloses application form for membership in WV Society for Mrs. Sutherland. Sorry, he missed G.A.R. encampment.

Sutherland to J.W. DeGrange
1915 October 28
Returned wife's application for WV Society Membership. Sorry, he missed G.A.R. encampment.

DeGrange, J.Wm. to Sutherland
1916 February 11
Encloses tickets for banquet.

Sutherland to J.W. DeGrange
1916 February 17
Encloses check for four banquet tickets. Will attend if in city.

DeGrange, J.W. to Sutherland
1916 February 18
Urges him to attend banquet. Wants to know the names of persons for whom he purchased tickets.

Sutherland to J.W. DeGrange
1916 February 26 Regrets missing the WV Society banquet.

DeGrange, J.W. to Sutherland
1917 January 19
Encloses tickets to banquet.

Sutherland to J.W. DeGrange
1917 January 25
Mrs. Sutherland out of town so cannot attend banquet. Encloses money to cover his ticket.

Sutherland to P.H. DeGrange
1917 December 19
Advises him of specific test given on January 9th. Upon notification of same will take his case up with Commission.

DeGrange, P.H. to Sutherland
1917 December 22
Seeks his aid in securing job.

DeGrange, P.H. to Sutherland
1918 January 9
Request his influence in obtaining job.

Sutherland to P.H. DeGrange
1918 January 11
Will take his case up with Civil Service Comm. and will write him as soon as he has something to report.

Sutherland to Civ. Service Comm.
1918 January 11
Request rating and standing on the eligible list of P.H. DeGrange.

Sutherland to P.H. DeGrange
1918 January 26
Encloses letter from Pres. of Civil Service Comm. Will get in touch with him as soon as receives report on his rating. [copy of letter follows]

Deison, E.B. to Sutherland
1914 July 27
Received his renewed notes. Wants to confer with him on consolidating his notes owed to their bank.

Sutherland to E.B. Deison
1914 July 29
Will not be in Clarksburg on the 30th. Will see him later concerning notes.

Deison, E.B. to Sutherland
1914 October 15
Mr. Ice endorsed his note of $1250.00. Will hold it until his other note reaches maturity at which time he can make arrangements that will satisfy Bank Board.

Sutherland to E.B. Deison
1915 October 4
Discusses the notes he has with Empire National Bank. Expect good return for the Thrasher and Strother wells.

Sutherland to Delta Newspaper Manager
1913 March 29
Wants paper sent to Washington.

Denham, S.C. to Sutherland
1917 August 22
Invites him to "Governors Day" at Clarksburg Fair.

Sutherland to S.C. Denham
1917 August 25
Due to work in Senate unable to attend Fair.

Denny, F.L. to Sutherland
1913 September 3
Offers to locate an apartment or house for him in Washington.

Sutherland to Col. F.L. Denny
1913 September 5
Thanks him for offering his service to locate rental property.

Dent, D.H. to Sutherland
1912 July 17
Has an inquiry for his land on Greenbrier River. Request price, pertinent data thereof.

De Pew, Pierre to Sutherland
1916 March 25
Request names of candidates for Republican nominations for Senator, Governor, state officers and Congress. Wants other candidates names and convention date.

Sutherland to Pierre De Pew
1916 March 29
Encloses data he requested.

DeVaughn, Hazen to Sutherland
1917 November 29
Request his assistance for compensation for postmasters.

Sutherland to Hazen DeVaughn
1917 December 1
Will give close attention to any measure providing for increased compensation for fourth-class postmasters whenever it comes before Senate.

Devine, J.J. to Sutherland
1918 January 7
Request his support of the Smith Resolution (S.J. Res. #101) and request a reply regarding same.

Sutherland to J.J. Devine
1918 January 9
Acknowledges his letter concerning Smith Resolution. Will give matter his attention.

Devine, J.J. to H.I. Shott
1918 January 15
Urges support of Smith Resolution.

Sutherland to J.J. Devine
1918 January 26
Discusses the Smith Resolution recently defeated in Senate. Hopes to have benefit of his counsel and advice whenever any matters are pending in Washington relative to newspaper industry. Wants to protect its welfare.

Devine J.J. to Sutherland
1918 January 28
Knows he voted for what he thought was in best interest of newspapers. Believes Smith Resolution was a good one and should have been adopted. States reasons.

Sutherland to J.J. Devine
1918 February 1
Acknowledges his letter regarding newspaper situation.

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Sutherland to Judge C.S. Dice
1912 November 9
Extends congratulations on win.

Dice, Chas. S. to Sutherland
1912 November 26
Offers congratulations on win.

Sutherland to Judge C.S. Dice
1912 November 29
Thanks him for congratulatory letter.

Dick, Irene C. to Sutherland
1912 February 28
Encloses the manuscript of his address which he may want to look over & return to them

Hughes, A.G. to Sutherland
1917 August 21
Mrs. Erle and Thomas Dick will arrive in Washington - hopes he can render them assistance.

Sutherland to Brig. Gen. H.P. McCain
1917 August 22
Encloses pertinent documents relative to Kenneth Dick. Request he be given military discharge.

Sutherland to A.G. Hughes
1917 August 22
Has undertaken steps to have Kenneth Dick released from service.

McCain, H.P. to Sutherland
1917 August 24
Informs him of the discharge of Kenneth Dick.

Sutherland to Mr. Thos. E. Dick
1917 August 25
Encloses letter of Adj. Gen. regarding his son Kenneth.

Dickinson, John L. to Sutherland
1917 September 13
Request his aid in passing up-coming bill which will rectify the shortage of one & two dollar bills.

Sutherland to John L. Dickinson
1917 September 15
Will give his careful attention to currency shortage measure should it come up before Senate.

Dickinson, J.L. to Sutherland
1917 September 28
Have seen nothing in newspaper regarding government correcting currency shortage. Thinks we need action at once on situation.

Sutherland to Jno. L. Dickinson
1917 October 1
Appreciates his second letter concerning shortage of dollar bills-will give matter careful attention.

Sutherland to W.G. McAdoo
1917 October 9
Informs him of W.V. bankers apprehensive feeling caused by shortage of dollar bills. Offers his service to remedy situation. Wonders what has been or will be done on matter. [copy follows]

Sutherland to Jno. L. Dickinson
1917 October 15
Encloses letter from Assistant Sect. Treasure Dept. relative to currency shortage.

Dickinson, Jno. L. to Sutherland
1917 October 16
Hopes the action taken by Treasure Dept. in regards to dollar bill shortage relieves situation. If not, will contact him again.

Sutherland to Jno. L. Dickinson
1917 October 18
Offers his assistance if needed in regards to money shortage.

Dickinson, Jno. L. to Sutherland
1917 November 12
Informs him on the great shortage of small coins. Request his aid in correcting situation.

Sutherland to Jno. L. Dickinson
1917 November 14
Took the coin shortage problem up with Secretary of Treasury.

Sutherland to W.G. McAdoo
1917 November 14
Request his service in correcting shortage of small coins.

Baker to Sutherland
1917 November 16
As Director of the Mint, advises him that every effort is being made to correct shortage of coins.

Sutherland to J.L. Dickinson
1917 November 17
Informs him of steps taken by Treasury Dept. to eliminate shortage of currency.

Sutherland to Jno. Q. Dickinson
1918 January 24
Will send report about the new War Tax and Revenue Law as soon as he obtains authentic data on same.

Dickinson, Mrs. R.L. to Sutherland
1917 August 12
Suggest he use his influence to have the Red Cross literature declared official material.

Sutherland to Mrs. R.L. Dickinson
1917 August 14
Will give her suggestion concerning Red Cross consideration.

Sutherland to Albert S. Burleson
1917 August 14
Ask if he as Postmaster General would oppose or favor allowing Red Cross literature to pass through mails free.

Sutherland to Mrs. R.L. Dickinson
1917 August 18
Encloses copy of letter concerning the granting of franking privilege to Red Cross. [copy follows]

Dickinson, Mrs. R.L. to Sutherland
1917 August 19
Thanks him for his interest in her Red Cross literature suggestion.

Sutherland to Mrs. R.L. Dickinson
1917 August 21
Glad to be of assistance.

Dille, Thos. Ray to Sutherland
1912 November 23
Encloses official vote of Monongalia Co. at general election.

Sutherland to Thos. R. Dille
1912 November 26
Extends his thanks for election results.

Sutherland to C.H. Dillon
1915 April 14
Appreciates his thoughtful letter. May go to Chicago and treatment from same firm who cured him. Is enjoying his vacation.

Dillon, C. W. to Sutherland
1912 March 1
If he is willing to support him as a candidate for governor request he write a letter which he could use for publication.

Sutherland to C. W. Dillon
1912 March 5
He is friendly towards his candidacy but advises making a personal canvas in northern counties if Waugh or Robinson enter race. Is considering becoming a candidate for congress-at-large - if that be case must remain out of governorship fight. Wants to know how he stands against Teter.

Dillon, C.W. to Sutherland
1912 March 7
Understand he cannot say or do anything on his behalf if he (S) becomes a candidate for Congress. Thinks he (S) can beat Teter without any trouble. Robinson

Sutherland to C.W. Dillon
1912 March 8
Advises it may be a hopeless fight to oppose Teter for nomination for governorship race with the present form of primary and the slate that has been made up by the State Comm. and others. Will continue to look into matter and advise him of his decision.

Dillon, C.W. to Sutherland
1917 July 16
As administrator of the estate of J.P. Imboden, request name of Honduras official in Washington whom he can contact concerning specific corporations.

Sutherland to C.W. Dillon
1917 July 18
Encloses name of Honduras government official as requested.

Dillon, C.W. to Sutherland
1917 July 27
Thanks him for address of Dr. Membreno.

Dillon, C.W. to Sutherland
1917 August 17
Discusses the Child Labor Law. Thinks he should propose an amendment if it comes up before Senate.

Sutherland to C.W. Dillon
1917 August 18
Will give attention to Child Labor Bill if it is amended and passes House and comes to Senate.

Dilworth, John B. to Sutherland
1910 December 2
Request his assistance in obtaining clerkship position at coming session of Legislature.

Sutherland to John B. Dilworth
1910 December 2
Will be glad to help him obtain clerk job, but since there will be a reduction in clerk staff its uncertain as to what places will be available for Republicans.

Dilworth, Jno. B. to Sutherland
1911 January 9
Thanks him for anything he might do to assist him in securing position as clerk.

Dilworth, J. B. to Sutherland
1912 February 1
Will be on hand tomorrow [telegram].

Moreland, A.F. to Sutherland
1917 September 26
Request data concerning the pension claim of J.J. Dilworth.

Sutherland to A.F. Moreland
1917 September 29
Need information regarding J.J. Dilworth's military service or number of his claim in order to take matter up with Bureau of Pensions.

Dinger, D.C. to Sutherland
1912 June 6
Extends his congratulations on being nominated to run for Congress.

Sutherland to D.C. Dinger
1912 August 9
Expresses thanks for his letter, statistical abstracts which will be useful in his campaign. Wants to have names of Congressional officers on campaign committee.

Sutherland to D.C. Dinger
1912 August 14
Thanks him for documents.

Dinger, D.C. to Sutherland
1912 November 9
Extends congratulations on winning election.

Sutherland to D.C. Dinger
1912 November 12
Extends thanks for his letter and hopes to see him frequently in Washington.

Dinger, Daniel to Sutherland
1917 December 12
Wants his aid in securing government position.

Sutherland to Daniel Dinger
1917 December 13
Advises him most government jobs under Civil Service. If interested will he give Commission his name for mailing list.

Sutherland to Dispatch-News Manager
1913 March 29
Request paper sent to him in Washington.

Sutherland to Fred Dixon, Jr.
1912 October 21
Appreciates assurances of support.

Dixon, Fred, Jr. to Sutherland
1912 November 15
Extends congratulations on win.

Sutherland to Fred Dixon, Jr.
1912 November 18
Thanks him for kind letter. Offers his service.

Dixon, Joseph K. to Sutherland
1918 January 3
Urges him and fellow committeemen to approve the enlistment of No. American Indians into military service.

Sutherland to J.K. Dixon
1918 January 5
Will give attention to his suggestion concerning enlisting of Indians into military service.

Sutherland to Senator Joseph M. Dixon
1912 July 12
In his up-coming campaign will need information relating to the contested cases at the Chicago convention. Request same. Discusses his campaign and nomination for Congressman-at-large. Wants any other literature issued by the U.S. Senate.

Sutherland to W.T. Dixson
1912 May 24
Will appreciate and remember his and that of his friends. Urges him to be active until June 4.

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Dobler, Roman
1917 June 29
Note regarding Roman Dobler request for salary increase.

Dodrill, R.M. to Sutherland
1911 January 16
Informs him on a resolution concerning a production tax on natural gas by the Central WV Round Table.

Sutherland to R. Moore Dodrill
1911 February 11
Acknowledges his letter concerning possibility of production tax bill.

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Peterson, B.W. to Sutherland
1915 May 14
Wants to be advised as to what collateral he will offer or his endorser. They expect whoever accommodates him with the loan of his name to become a joint maker with him. Request a reply regarding matter.

Hazlett, Robert to Sutherland
1915 May 24
Informs him joint note with Wilson is satisfactory. [telegram]

Hazlett, Robert to Sutherland
1915 May 24
Sent telegram regarding note. On receipt of note and collateral will forward money as he advises.

Peterson, B.W. to Sutherland
1915 July 10
Discusses the city of Wheeling and its industrial businesses, clearing house reports and Wheeling bank reports.

Sutherland to G.W. Peterson
1915 July 17
Thanks him for information concerning clearings for Wheeling, condensed Wheeling Bank reports. Congratulates him on excellent showing by Dollar Savings and Trust Co. of which he heads.

Dollar Savings & Trust Co. to Sutherland
1915 September 7
Encloses his 50.00 note.

Sutherland to Dollar Savings & Trust Co.
1916 January 25
Encloses check covering interest on his note.

Sutherland to Right Rev. Bishop P.J. Donahue
1912 November 8
Acknowledges his message of congratulations.

Doney, Carl G. to Sutherland
1912 September 25
Request his aid in securing funds to cover building cost of the WV Wesleyan College gymnasium.

Doney, Carl G. to Sutherland
1912 November 19
Request a contribution toward gymnasium fund. Invites him to college exercises.

Sutherland to Dr. C.G. Doney
1912 November 22
Will endeavor to send all or part of his subscription as soon as possible - funds low at present.

Sutherland to Dr. C.G. Doney
1913 January 13
Encloses his 100.00 note to WV Wesleyan College Building Fund.

Doney, Dr. C.G. to Sutherland
1913 January 13
Expresses thanks for payment to Bldg. fund. Hopes he can be present at next commencement.

Sutherland to Dr. Carl G. Doney
1913 April 25
Encloses part payment on his subscription to gymnasium. Due to heavy expenses, must delay other part.

Doney, C. G. to Sutherland
1913 April 28
Acknowledges receipt of his 50.00 check.

Donley and Hatfield to Sutherland
1915 August 18
Have buyer for Empire Coal Co.

Sutherland to Donley and Hatfield
1915 August 20
Replies to his inquiry concerning Empire coal property. Discusses the cost, negotiation regarding same.

Sutherland to George Donnellon
1913 January 2
Doubts if he can help secure postmaster position in Missouri.

Sutherland to C.P. Donovan
1917 November 6
Responds to his letter about tax problems.

Donovan, D. to Sutherland
1912 November 2
Send his and family best wishes in coming election.

Sutherland to Douglas Donovan
1912 November 7
Informs Donovan family of his election win as Congressman-at-Large.

Donovan, Douglas to Sutherland
1912 November 14
Family proud he won election.

Sutherland to Douglas Donovan
1912 November 19
Acknowledges his recent letter.

Donovan, Douglas H. to Sutherland
1917 June 9
Seeks his aid in securing contract to erect cantonments. Anxious to get the work since there is no profit in railroad work.

Sutherland to D.H. Donovan
1917 June 19
Majority contracts for erection of the cantonments have been let out. Advise him to contact in Washington, DC regarding such work. Will get data from Mr. Sterritt's office and forward.

Donovan, Douglas to Sutherland
1917 June 24
Had recommendation sent to Sterritt on his behalf. Thanks him for his efforts.

Sutherland to Douglas Donovan
1917 June 27
Thinks his effort through Mr. Goltra may be effective in obtaining contract to erect cantonments.

Sutherland to D.H. Donovan
1917 June 28
Advises that the contract for the cantonment has been awarded to The Fuller Co. - hopes he can get a sub-contract from them.

Donovan, D.H. to Sutherland
1917 July 3
Appreciates interest and efforts on his behalf. Have contacted the Fuller Co.

Donovan, D.H. to Sutherland
1917 July 7
Understands the Government plans to build Quartermaster's supply depot in Mo.- wants the job. Seeks his help in securing contract.

Sutherland to W.A. Sterritt
1917 July 10
On behalf of D. Donovan request he send Donovan data regarding building of supply depot. Recommends D. for contract.

Sutherland to D.H. Donovan
1917 July 10
Will have data sent to him concerning the contract if he hasn't made application.

Talmage, J.B. to Sutherland
1917 July 17
The Committee on Emergency Construction of Buildings & Engineering Works has not been called upon to submit contractors names in connection with building programs. D.H. Donovan name will be submitted at proper time.

Sutherland to D.H. Donovan
1917 July 18
Encloses copy of Talmage's letter concerning government contracts.

Sutherland to W.A. Sterritt
1917 October 9
Request the date when contracts will be awarded to contractors in connection with building St. Louis supply depot. Wants to send date to Donovan.

Sutherland to D.H. Donovan
1917 October 13
Encloses a letter from Talmage in regard to contracts.

Donovan, D.H. to Sutherland
1917 October 20
Is anxious to get Government contract; appreciates all his efforts. Sorry he missed seeing him and family.

Sutherland to D.H. Donovan
1917 October 27
Glad to be of service to him. Discusses his family.

Donovan D.H. to Sutherland
1917 November 7
Congratulates him on birth of granddaughter. Will remember his son Richard on his prayers.

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Doolittle, Judge E.S. to Sutherland
1912 February 19
Seeks his support of his candidacy as member of the Court of Appeals.

Sutherland to Judge E.S. Doolittle
1912 February 23
Is committed in a way to Judge Poffenbarger but if he (D) is nominated will lend his support.

Doolittle, Judge E.S. to Sutherland
1912 April 22
Due to busy schedule in Court & outside matters unable to answer his letter. Expresses appreciation for his statement regarding nomination.

Sutherland to Chas. P. Dorr
1912 May 10
Hopes to have his support in landing the nomination for Congressman-at-large. Request data regarding active working Republicans in Webster Co. [2 copies]

Sutherland to Chas. Dorr
1912 May 13
Request list of Webster Co. Republicans.

Dorsey, A.A. to Sutherland
1917 October 27
Seeks his aid in securing Washington job.

Sutherland to A.A. Dorsey
1917 October 31
Advises him to get on Civil Service register. Gave his name to Commission.

Dorsey, A.A. to Sutherland
1917 November 19
Will take Civil Service test for Editorial Clerk position. Wonders if he could get questions re: last exam.

Sutherland to A.A. Dorsey
1917 December 1
Civil Service Commission advised him its impossible to furnish the sample questions he (Dorsey) requested. Does not know if he can get an appointment under present administration, but offers his service in the matter.

Dosser, Mrs. Frank to Sutherland
1911 -----
Encloses copy of resolution passed by Women Home Mission Society in regards to child labor. Urges him to support same.

Sutherland to Robert L. Douglass
1915 January 28
Unable to attend laying of the cornerstone of the new Post Office Building at Mobile.

Douville R.A. to Sutherland
1912 November 22
Has party interested in tract of pine - wonders if he can recommend any such property.

Douville, R.A. to Sutherland
1912 December 17
Have buyers for timber tracts - request description of any land he might have available.

Sutherland to Douville Timber & Land Co.
1912 December 24
Sends data regarding Florida real estate - has other land if this isn't suitable.

Douville, R.A. to Sutherland
1912 December 30
Want full detail of Florida timber he has for sale.

Sutherland to Douville Timber & Land Co.
1913 January 2
Will forward as soon as practicable requested sketch map and information in regard to Florida land.

Sutherland to Douville Timber & Land Co.
1913 January 13
Short option placed on Pensacola Bay timber lands.

Dove, A.L. to Sutherland
1910 June 2
Will do all he can for Senator Scott and Senator Blue.

Sutherland to A.L. Dove
1910 June 8
Glad to hear he will work for Senators Scott and Blue. They deserve a renomination.

Dove, A.L. to Sutherland
1910 November 1
Will do what he can for their ticket. Passed him on road recently.

Sutherland to A.L. Dove
1910 November 11
Sorry he missed him on the road. Discusses Republican State party.

Dove, A.L. to Sutherland
1912 February 6
Believes people are favoring Roosevelt. Has no knowledge of political feelings in his area.

Dovener, Mrs. M.J. to Sutherland
1915 October 1
Wishes to see him.

Sutherland to Mrs. M.J. Dovener
1915 October 4
Will be glad to see her in Washington after December 1.

Dovey, C.C. to Sutherland
1915 November 20
Will be at Herald Sg. Hotel, N.Y. on Monday. [telegram]

C.C. Dovey to Sutherland
1915 November 24
Has no further interest in mine. [telegram]

Dovey, C.C. to Sutherland
1915 November 29
Discusses sale of Davis Mine. Ask to be kept in mind if he has specific coal operation for sale.

Sutherland to C.C. Dovey
1915 December 10
Discusses a coal proposition in southern Illinois. Glad to furnish details if he or associates are interested.

Dovey, C.C. to Sutherland
1915 December 11
Advises him that his associates and he are not interested in Illinois property.

Stonestreet, R.E. to Sutherland
1911 February 8
Urges him and others to devote attention to Judicial District Bill. Discusses district changes that would be satisfactory in regards to Upshur Co.

Sutherland to J.M.N. Downes
1911 February 11
Will give careful attention to the districting bill.

Downes, J.M.N. to Sutherland
1914 December 14
Due to many inquiries regarding the new "War Tax" Act - request a copy of same if possible.

Downes, J.M.N. to Sutherland
1914 December 14
Jean requested him to write and ask what is being done in the Children's Bureau - wonders if there is any prospect for her to get work after graduation with that department.

Sutherland to Julia C. Lathrop
1914 December 16
On behalf of Jean Downes request data concerning job opportunities with the Children's Bureau.

Sutherland to J.M.N. Downes
1914 December 16
Will take up H.B.# 13,287 with Comm. on Military Affairs. Will try to get bill passed in present session, if unsuccessful, will re-introduce same until favorable action is taken. Encloses copy of War Tax Law. Will get requested information regarding Children's Bureau.

Sutherland to J.M.N. Downes
1914 December 19
Encloses letter from Miss Lathrop and circular both giving data in regard to appointments in that Bureau.

Downes, J.M.N. to Sutherland
1915 July 16
Has under option a tract of timber for attractive price. Will take matter up with him if he has interested parties. Invites him and family to his Buckhannon home.

Sutherland to J.M.N. Downes
1915 July 19
Timber business slow-might be able to locate a purchaser for his tract. Discusses family activities.

Downes, J.M.N. to Sutherland
1915 September 23
Hopes to be of service in his campaign. Wants a copy of the Industrial Relations Committee reports.

Sutherland to J.M.N. Downes
1915 September 24
Will send Industrial Relations Committee report. Statement published in Intelligencer regarding him announcing his candidacy for Senate was without foundation. Discusses his running for office.

Downes, J.M.N. to Sutherland
1916 January 1
Received his letter concerning HR# 2740. Sure Solomon Bennett appreciates his efforts in removing the charge of desertion from his military records. Opposes a standing army, but favors a system of universal service.

Sutherland to J.M.N. Downes
1916 January 8
Shocked to hear of Mrs. Downes' mothers death. His family enjoyed Christmas holidays although Katherine developed grippe.

Sutherland to Mrs. J.M.N. Downes
1913 February 25
Encloses copies of letter concerning family history.

Sutherland to Mrs. J.M.N. Downes
1913 March 14
Appreciates cousin's letter. Discusses family history.

Sutherland to Mrs. J.M.N. Downes
1913 March 17
Request Uncle's address. Wants to complete family history.

Sutherland to Mrs. J.M.N. Downes
1913 March 22
Returns letters regarding family history. Appreciates data he recently sent.

Sutherland to Mrs. J.M.N. Downes
1914 April 7
Wants cousin's address sent to Mr. Adams. Invites his family to visit them if they should be in Washington.

Downing, J.F. to Sutherland
1912 May 27
Informs him of recent newspaper article and photograph of him published in Fayette Tribune and Free Press. Would cast his ballot for him if within WV state.

Sutherland to J.F. Downing
1912 June 11
Informs him of election nomination win and thanks him for his good wishes.

Sutherland to J.F. Downing
1912 June 28
Discusses his decision to run for Congress.

Downing J.F. to Sutherland
1912 November 19
Sends his belated congratulations.

Sutherland to J.F. Downing
1912 November 26
Thanks him for congratulatory letter.

Sutherland to J.F. Downing
1913 May 9
Wants his name removed from list of agents and substitute E.O. Fling and Co. for same.

Downs, H.A. to Sutherland
1917 November 9
Seeks law appointment in Washington; request his assistance in matter.

Sutherland to H.A. Downs
1917 November 12
Does not know of any Government position open at present but will contact him upon learning of anything.

Bielaski, A.B. to Sutherland
1918 January 15
Request data concerning H.A. Downs who has applied for appointment as Dept. of Justice special agent.

Sutherland to A.B. Bielaski
1918 January 18
Recommends H.A. Downs for appointment.

Dowst, F.B. to Sutherland
1918 January 30
Discusses Senate Bill #2656 and request his support in its passage. Gives his views on subject.

Sutherland to F.B. Dowst
1918 February 1
Assures him that careful consideration will be given to Senate Bill #2656.

Sutherland to J.C. Doyle
1911 September 7
Endorses J.H. Lawson for position as deputy marshall.

Sutherland to James E. Doyle
1911 September 16
Acknowledges his letter concerning J.H. Lawson.

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Sutherland to W.M. Drainer
1915 November 3
Mr. Doney from Penn. wants to see T.B. Davis mine.

Sutherland to W.M. Drainer
1915 November 19
Wants him to meet H.V. Brown and associates to inspect T.B. Davis mine property.

Drake S.M. to Sutherland
1916 December 2
Calls his attention to electric bill that is due.

Sutherland to T.M. Drake
1916 December 5
Wants to know amount he owes for electric lights. Will be glad to remit.

Drane, Robert McV. to Sutherland
1917 August 21
Local miners union request his presence at their Labor Day celebration.

Sutherland to Robert McV. Drane
1917 August 24
Doubt if he can speak at Labor Day celebration.

Sutherland to John Driscol
1916 August 17
Offers to sell tract in Greenbrier and Monroe counties.

Sutherland to John Driscol
1916 August 29
Inquires if he has been able to do anything in regard to their timber tract. Any prospects of sale.

Driscol, John to Sutherland
1916 September 9
Unable to do anything with timber just now.

Sutherland's Secretary to John Driscol
1916 September 11
Congressman Sutherland out of office - will give his letter upon Sutherland's return.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1912 August 22
Discusses renewal of two bank notes. Lumber business has increased in price and even better demands for timber lands. Would like to earn commission on the Harts Run property. Politics in his section of country hard to define - Republicans undecided who they will vote for.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Congratulates him on election win.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1912 November 11
Wishes he would sell his Greenbrier property. Hopes to see him in Washington.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1912 November 14
Thinks Greenbrier property will go this year. Finds people looking for timber land now than recent years.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1912 November 16
Glad he is in shape to do some business now, and that there is some prospect of doing something with Greenbrier property. Wants to close deal in near future.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1913 February 10
Have been unable to do anything with Harts Run property and hope to renew their two notes upon payment of semi-annual interest note will be forwarded to Davis Trust Co. for collection.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1915 February 4
Informs him that notes were sent to Davis Trust Co. without authority to accept renewals. Hopes his bank authorizes Davis Trust to accept renewals of same. Wants an immediate reply on matter. Hopes he is enjoying good health.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1915 February 8
Discusses the notes, business outlook. Invites him and wife to their home.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1915 February 9
Will contact the Trust Co. in ample time and appreciate the renewal. Thinks if the country can manage to pull through present Democratic Administration, they can hold their heads up and look forward. Glad to see he was appointed bank head.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1915 August 17
Wants his bank to direct Davis Trust Co. here to accept payment of interest and renewal of two notes.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1917 August ?
Asks Sutherland to pay one of the notes.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1915 August 21
They had not expected or arranged to pay either note - discusses their desire to have them renewed.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1915 September 3
Have not heard anything regarding the notes. Discusses same.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1916 February 26
Encloses letter from C.A. Yeager regarding timber tracts. Discusses the notes he hopes will be renewed.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1916 March 6
Discusses two notes held by Brocton (N.Y.) Bank and Greenbrier and Monroe Co. timber land which they hope to sell.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1916 March 7
Discusses his notes. Was at a meeting attended by Henry Ford who said "he plans to hire 100,000 additional men in Detroit."

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1916 March 9
Will attend to notes at once. Naval committee commented the government were considering building 12 warships.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1916 March 12
Will come to visit him whenever he gets enough money ahead. Business is good. Lumber is looking up.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1916 March 25
Hopes to see him sometime during his term in Washington.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1917 August 24
Have left him alone for years, now wants a favor. Request information concerning Government awarding contracts for building of ammunition boxes.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1917 August 28
Contacted Ordinance Dept. and they will send information regarding box specifications.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1917 September 1
Did not receive blueprints. Furniture business effected by the war. Their factory equipped to build Government ammunition boxes. Mr. Yeager in WV says timber prices are high. Mentions Canadian timber available soon.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1917 September 5
Ordinance Dept. failed to mail him the blueprints. Will take matter up with them.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1917 September 11
Letter of introduction of Mr. Gauthier, company representative.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1917 September 18
Meet with his representative, offered him assistance regarding obtaining Government contracts. Assume they were awarded portion of contract.

Droney, J.R. to Sutherland
1917 September 20
Discusses their bids for ammunition boxes contract. Furniture business poor. Offers Canadian lumber propositions.

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1917 September 22
Sorry he didn't get contract for boxes; will contact War Dept. regarding other contracts. Wishes him success in lumber proposition.

Sutherland to Lt. F.C. Chaston
1917 September 22
Request specifications and blueprints for ammunition boxes be sent to J.R. Droney [October. 1 letter from War Dept. follows]

Sutherland to J.R. Droney
1917 October 3
Informs him that data concerning ammunition boxes is being mailed.

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Duckworth, C.L. to Sutherland
1912 May 13
Pleased he is candidate for congressman-at- large. Would like nothing better than to go out and campaign for him.

Sutherland to C.L. Duckworth
1912 May 24
Expresses his thanks for offer to campaign.

Duckworth, C.L. to Sutherland
1912 October 18
Plans to write a political article for the Daily Inter-Mountain several days prior to election. Wants to help him win.

Duckworth, C.L. to Sutherland
1912 October 26
Request money to buy election votes.

Duckworth, C.L. to Sutherland
1912 November 2
Published political article in newspaper. Haven't heard from him in regard to sending money for votes.

Sutherland to C.L. Duckworth
1912 November 16
Due to campaign schedule was unable to answer his recent letters. Appreciates his efforts made on his behalf.

Dudley, Geo. F. to Sutherland
1913 February 13
Wants descriptions and price list of timber tracts he may have for sale.

Sutherland to Geo. F. Dudley
1913 February 17
Tract in British Columbia is described and priced.

Sutherland to Geo. F. Dudley
1913 March 24
Wants to know if the British timber tract interests him at all.

Duff, Rath to Sutherland
1912 December 10
Will give Mr. Hodges candidacy for Clerk of House of Delegates due consideration. Several others have applied for position.

Sutherland to Rath Duff
1912 December 14
Glad he is not committed to anyone else for the Clerkship of House. Wants him to support Hodges.

Dugan, Patrick to Sutherland
1918 January 20
Wants to know if a married man with two children and a salary of $2,400 is exempt from paying income tax. Also, wonders if one man is going to run the country and do away with the Senate and Congress.

Sutherland to Patrick Dugan
1918 January 23
Advises him that married men who have a $2,400 income does not have to pay income tax on same. Assume he was referring to the Fuel Administrator in his recent letter. Voted against his closing order in the Senate.

Duhme, A.G. to Sutherland
1917 February 27
Has been asked to contact him in regard to Calif. soft white pine proposition. [telegram]

Sutherland to Albert Duhme
1917 March 1
Will see him after Monday. [telegram]

Duhme, Albert to Sutherland
1917 March 1
Make as early appointment as possible. [telegram]

Dulin, Alex to Sutherland
1917 December 12
His son and other soldiers leave for holidays is too short - request his aid in having their furloughs extended.

Sutherland to Alex Dulin
1917 December 12
Will do what he can regarding soldiers furloughs being extended during holidays.

Duling, H.G. to Sutherland
1917 July 30
Wants to know if the rural mail carriers have any prospects of salary increase. If no increase is given he plans to resign.

Sutherland to H.G. Duling
1917 August 1
Unable to tell him if Congress will provide for salary increase of mail carriers.

Sutherland to D.W. Dunbar
1912 May 24
Appreciates his interest in his candidacy.

Dunkle, B.G. to Sutherland
1917 November 23
Has a proposition he wants to discuss with him.

Sutherland to B.G. Dunkle
1917 November 26
Due to busy schedule regarding war conditions and up-coming opening of Congress does not know when he can meet with him in Huntington.

Dunn, W.H. to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Sends congratulations on his win to Congress.

Sutherland to W.H. Dunn
1912 November 13
Glad to hear from him. Richard busy at Yale. Send best wishes to family.

Dunn, Waldo H. to Sutherland
1913/4 January 1
Is applying for a grant from the Kahn Foundation for the Foreign Travel of American Teachers; wants him to write them a letter of recommendation.

Sutherland to Secretary, Kahn Foundation
1913/4 January 2
Recommendation letter for Prof. Waldo H. Dunn.

Sutherland to Prof. W.H. Dunn
1914 January 2
Will write letters on his behalf and hopes he secures the grant that he is seeking. Expresses thanks for Christmas card.

Dunn, W.H. to Sutherland
1914 December 13
Discusses his academic and private life in Scotland.

Sutherland to W.H. Dunn
1915 January 6
Knows he is enjoying the advantages of U. of Glasgow. Son (Richard) is studying geology at Yale.

Sutherland to E. Dana Durand
1911 May 9
Request copies of 11th U.S. census statistical data.

Durand, E. Dana to Sutherland
1911 May 12
Advises him that his name has been placed on mailing list to receive census information.

Durand, E. Dana to Sutherland
1912 -----
Encloses circular concerning publications printed by Bureau of Census.

Dye, Hanford to Sutherland
1912 November 18
Wants to meet with him concerning the Interstate Commerce Commission.

Sutherland to Hanford Dye
1912 November 22
Requests more details on purpose of the proposed meeting.

Dye, Hanford to Sutherland
1912 November 25
Will wait until December. to discuss personal matter with him.

Dye, Hanford to Sutherland
1912 December 5
Request his aid in securing position with Interstate Commerce Commission.

Dye, Hanford to Sutherland
1917 December 5
Wants him to write a letter of recommendation for him to Director or General of Railways.

Sutherland to Hanford Dye
1917 December 15
Will be happy to address a letter of recommending him for appointment.

Dye, I.K. to Sutherland
1917 December 28
Ask his opinion regarding job possibilities with Railroads under new Director.

Sutherland to I.K. Dye
1917 December 29
Doubtful of any new employment positions being created in Railroad system. Will be glad to aid him in securing appointment if openings occur.

Dyer, Fred J. to Sutherland
1913 April 11
Thinks Georgia property can be purchased cheap since stockholders are in disagreement.

Sutherland to Fred J. Dyer
1913 April 25
Wants information on Georgia property. Wonders if they can get land in shape for sale.

Sutherland to Dyer, Lewis C.
1912 May 24
Appreciates anything he can do in his behalf in Greenbrier and Tucker for the election.

Sutherland to Dyer, Lewis C.
1913 March 20
Wants data on timber tracts for sale in Rainelle region.

Dyer, Lewis to Sutherland
1913 March 24
Knows of no land in his area for sale.

Sutherland to L.C. Dyer
1913 March 26
Wants information on Georgia property if its on the market.

Sutherland to Lewis C. Dyer
1913 March 27
Will see if something can be done with No. Carolina timber land, and will not forget his part in matter.

Sutherland to Lewis C. Dyer
1913 April 3
Have not received the data on Georgia tract. Have party who might be induced to look into same if it will stand close inspection.

Dysard, P.L. to Sutherland
1917 October 25
Wants to know if Soldiers Civil Right Bill was passed.

Sutherland to P.L. Dysard
1917 October 27
Advises him that the Soldiers Civil Right Bill did not become a law. The measure will most likely be taken up beginning next session.

Dysard, P.L. to Sutherland
1917 December 15
Request his support of the Civil Rights Bill in regard to soldiers and their property.

Sutherland to Dysard, P.L.
1917 December 18
Thanks him for letter stating his views regarding Soldiers Civil Rights Bill.

Sutherland to E.B. Dyson
1915 January 29
Wants to know the attitude of his Board on renewal of notes.


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