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Ealy, Dr. D.B. to Sutherland
1917 August 11
Request his help in getting higher Commission.

Sutherland to Dr. D.B. Ealy
1917 August 13
Received his letter.

Early, C.B. to Sutherland
1917 August 13
Wants information as to how paymaster and other clerks are selected in the Navy positions.

Sutherland to C.B. Early
1917 August 15
Informs him that paymasters position are filled. Will have material sent to him regarding other Civil Service position.

Early, C.B. to Sutherland
1917 August 17
Ask if specific War Dept. position would exempt persons.

Sutherland to C.B. Early
1917 August 20
Replies to his injury concerning positions persons hold that might be. Replies to his injury concerning jobs which would exempt a person from military duty.

Early, C.B. to Sutherland
1917 November 17
Informs him of small coin shortage.

Sutherland, Sen. to C.B. Early
1917 November 19
Has taken matter concerning coin shortage with Secretary of the Treasury.

Sutherland to Henry W. Early
1917 July 23
Congratulates him on being appointed postmaster.

Sutherland to The Echo Managing Editor
1913 March 29
Wants his newspaper mailed to him in Washington.

Sutherland to The Echo
1915 May 26
Stop sending paper to Washington, send to Elkins.

Echols, Frank to Sutherland
1916 October 14
Offers him a business proposition regarding his land near Bemis, West Virginia.

Sutherland to Frank Echols
1916 October 23
Will consult with his associate property owners regarding their Bemis land.

Durand______ to Sutherland
1916 January 21
Wants to demonstrate to him the latest Edison dictating machine.

Edkins, William V. to Sutherland
1918 January 17
National Council of Sons and Daughters of Liberty urge passage of HR 5667 allowing for deporting aliens who avoid draft.

Edkins, Wm. V. to Sutherland
1918 January 17
National Council of Sons and Daughters of Liberty urge passage of HR 4892 to prevent illiterate aliens from being allowed in to U.S.

Sutherland to F.H. Edmonds
1913 April 23
Wants to know what the charges are for in regard to statement he received.

Sutherland to F.H. Edmonds
1915 July 21
Is mailing his eye glasses for repair.

Edmondson, Dr. R.H. to Sutherland
1917 August 21
Urges him to support the Owens will.

Sutherland to Dr. R.H. Edmondson
1917 August 23
Will give the Owens Bill careful consideration.

Sutherland to David B. Edmundson
1913 June 10
Thanks him for the complimentary photographs.

Sutherland to D.B. Edmonston
1916 January 15
Thanks him for the two photographs.

Sutherland to B.F. Edwards
1913 February 17
Sends his congratulations and good wishes and thanks him for same.

Sutherland to Eiler and Henry
1915 March 12
Makes complaint in regard to an insurance policy.

Eisenman, Charles to Sutherland
1918 January 25
Encloses letter he is certain every Senator on the committee on military affairs will be interested.

Sutherland to Charles Eisenman
1918 January 26
Letter written by acting Quartermaster General interesting.

Sutherland to J.H. Elder
1913 May 13
Request payment for insurance written for planing mill. Will discuss additional capital for the mill when he arrives in Elkins.

Elk Grove Realty Co. to Sutherland
1912 November 13
Informs him of Haggerty will. [telegram]

Sutherland to Elk Grove Realty Co.
1913 April 28
Request data regarding the production of the Trasher, Martin and Haggerty wells.

Elk Grove Realty Co. to Sutherland
1913 July 9
Encloses agreement in regard to handling of the will and lease business.

Ice, E. Clark to Sutherland
1914 February 23
Discusses the situation involving the Elk Grove Realty Co. note. Wants him to write bank requesting its renewal.

Fling, E.O. to Sutherland
1913 February 13
Will call a meeting of the Elkins Commercial Club to discuss the State Home of the Knights of Pythias.

Sutherland to Elkins Lumber & Manufacturing Co.
1913 March 28
Request price of specific building materials.

Arnold, D.H. Hill to Sutherland
1916 May 13
Informs him of Elkins Lumber stockholders meeting.

Sutherland to Lee Crouch, Elkins National Bank
1917 January 15
Encloses check and renewal note.

Sutherland to Elkins Transfer Co.
1913 October 30
Instructs them to send any bill they may have against him. Wants rugs delivered to Miss Rose.

Elliott, Henry W. to Sutherland
1913 June 23
His father and he searched, but were unable to find the photograph of his grandfather. McClelland housekeeper thinks it was left in Joplin. Saw his daughters picture in Kansas City Post.

Elliott, Henry W. to Sutherland
1913 August 21
Still cannot locate information regarding his grandfather's photograph. Request aid in securing federal employment.

Sutherland to Henry W. Elliott
1913 August 30
Wants him to continue looking for his grandfather's picture. Explains the situation in regards to federal jobs. Suggest he contact his Congressman regarding matter.

Elliott, H.W. to Sutherland
1917 December 14
Seeking assistance in finding government job.

Sutherland to H.W. Elliott
1917 December 14
Will assist him in locating a job whenever vacancies occurred.

Sutherland to Jno. E. Elliott
1913 February 25
Invites him to Washington to see him(s) sworn in as Congressman-at-large. Discusses the election and his family.

Sutherland to Jno. E. Elliott
1913 March 14
Received the copy of Boonville Advertiser which published his letter. Inquires of the Ingersall family. Wonders if he can obtain for him a photograph of his grandfather.

Sutherland to J.E. Elliott
1913 May 2
Received March 29 letter, mostly family news.

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Sutherland to Blaine Elkins
1911 December 13
Discusses at length repairs made on his rental property. Make offer to buy.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1910 June 23
Informs him that Harry Warfield is taking up the gas proposition but it is going very slow. Warfield will write Robb and Sutherland as soon as he gets near anything definite. Expresses his appreciation for the results of the Randolph County votes.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1911 January 13
Wilson and he will arrive tomorrow request a room reservation. [telegram]

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1911 January 13
Impossible to leave wants room reservation canceled. [telegram]

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1911 January 17
Thanks him for sending congratulatory telegram on his Senate appointment.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1911 February 7
Is sending him copy of latest Congressional directory.

Sutherland to Davis Elkins
1911 March 21
Request he endorse the application for some bass fish to be planted in Dry Fork River.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1911 March 24
Advises him of a letter written to Fish Commissioner regarding consignment of fish. Enclosed his application.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1911 March 29
Encloses letters regarding the appointment of a postmaster at Czar- wants to know which he wants done about the matter. Also, wants news on political activities in his area.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1911 March 30
Wants $40.00 per acre for their timber. Suggest he discuss the matter of purchase with Wilson.

Sutherland to Davis Elkins
1911 April 1 Will advise him on Czar post office position. Thinks his timber price is too high. Advises him Huttonsville postmaster position is open and political scene quiet.

Sutherland to Davis Elkins
1911 April 11
Recommends George C.Smith as postmaster of Czar.

Sutherland to Davis Elkins
1911 April 28
Request he sign enclosed application for fish and forwarded in to Fish Commissioner.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1911 April 29
Endorsed application and forwarded it to Fish Commissioner.

Sutherland to Senator Davis Elkins
1911 May 6
Encloses application of Ira Shockey for shipment of trout fish to Randolph Co. Hopes he can secure favorable action regarding same.

Sutherland to Davis Elkins
1911 May 12
Encloses a letter from Ira Shockey.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1912 January 8
Glad Harman was appointed Field Agent. Is keeping out of the Governorship contest.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1912 April 27
Has forwarded letters regarding S.H. Fielder to Railway Mail Service and Postmaster General.

Sutherland to Davis Elkins
1912 May 8
Feels injustices has been done young S.H. Fielder. Ask his support in political race for Congressman-at-large.

Elkins, Davis to Sutherland
1912 December 17
Will do all he can to have S.H. Fielder reinstated.

Elkins, H[allie] D[avis] to Sutherland Encloses letter written to Sutherland by Eliz Taylor. [see following letter]

Taylor, Eliz. C. to Sutherland
1913 June 29
Hopes his eyesight is now perfect and conveys appreciation for his kind letter and payment for services rendered to him at the Episcopal Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.

Sutherland to Lavina Elkins
1914 November 17
Is uncertain what she wants to do. Suggest she have someone write him regarding matter.

Sutherland to Lavina Wilke Elkins
1914 December 1
Suggests she contact attorney since he still does understand.

Elkins, Richard to Sutherland
1912 May 13
Submitted the report regarding timber property to Philadelphia people. Property not what they want -will return report.

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Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 April 1
A.L. Vandevender wants to exchange seam coal he owned by him for surface coal owned by him. Wants to know if he wants to exchange.

Elkins Senator S.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 5
Does not know where exact coal land is situated; will look into matter in June. Inquires Elkins political situation, primarily, Sturgiss, Mike King, and Keim.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 April 6
Will write Point Mountain men that he (Elkins) will take coal exchange up with him in June.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 April 6
Thinks if a congressional district primary is held it would be a disadvantage to have several candidates running against Sturgiss. Doesn't think Foreman has ample time to prepare for winning. Is considering being a candidate but is not revealing intentions to Sturgiss because he may use the primary as means of winning. Keim says "he is candidate if he (S) is one". Personally, willing to step aside and let Foreman have clear field against Sturgiss if is thought best. Wants his advice on matters.

Elkins, Senator S.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 6
Hopes to finish with railroad. Wants to see him if in town. Holt is willing to run for congress; Conley will under certain conditions; understands Foreman announced his candidacy; wants to know feelings of people in Randolph and other counties. What he knows about Hubbard movement. Because there are things of which he needs his judgment and suggestions wants a full reply to these matters. Wants a list of the Congressional Committee for the Second District. Inquires of Blue nomination and whether he will be instructed for Hubbard or against Scott.

Sutherland to Sen. S.B. Elkins
1910 April 6
Believes Randolph and Tucker will go for Sturgiss, Pendleton and Barbour for his opponent. Keim is weak, Scott seems to have support.

Sutherland to S.B. Elkins
1910 April 7
Encloses requested list Senatorial Committee meeting to select Blue's successor. Thinks they will leave decision regarding primary to county committees. Is acting on behalf of Stanley Hodges, whose proxy has been mailed.

Elkins, S.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 8
Discusses political situation regarding Keim, Foreman, Conley, Sturgiss, and him (S). Thinks the candidate who can divide the Preston Co. delegation stands a good chance being nominated

Sutherland to S.B. Elkins
1910 April 9
Keim's attitude for or against his candidacy will not affect his decision one way or another. Discusses support he personally may get outside of Randolph. Sturgiss, Conley, Foreman chances of being nominated. Believes Keim is an enemy of him (E) and others friendly to him. Senatorial Committee decided to hold a primary. Thinks Blue and Scott will be nominated.

Sutherland to S.B. Elkins
1910 April 15
Thinks immediate organization needed in Randolph Co. if Scott is to carry it. Thinks its important to him (Elkins) that a strong fight be made and county's vote cast right. Encloses letter from Geo. E. Hogan regarding the surface of the Holt place.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 April 16
Request he send his Y.M.C.A. pledge as money is needed to pay bills.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 April 16
Appears primary will be held in their congressional district since Sturgiss and Foreman have agreed to one. Is personally considering becoming a candidate for Senate - wants to know of his influence and Senator Scott's.

Elkins, Senator S.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 19
Influence will be used for him. Joe McDermott's health will most likely prevent his candidacy for Senate president.

Snyder, G.F. to Sutherland
1910 April 21
Encloses Elkin's check for a YMCA contribution.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 April 21
Continues discussion of political race.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 April 22
Suggest he write a sympathy letter to Mr. & Mrs. D.R. Baker whose son passed away. Also, write to Jas. Sites in Pendleton Co. because the opinions of the people there are still in formative state, but Senator Scott is the favorite. Thinks Scott should also write Sites.

Elkins, S.B. to Sutherland
1910 April 24
Glad he has given him political situation in detail. Thinks if they can get their forces active Scott can carry county. Wrote to the Bakers and Jas. Sites.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 May 2
Wants him to secure a Washington speaker for D. and E. commencement exercises. They want to get some advertising out of the exercises with a view to helping the school next year. Gives details of latest political situation.

Elkins, Senator S.B. to Sutherland
1910 May 7
Congress adjournment later so doubts if he can get anybody to make D.E. address. Advises him to talk with Foreman, and go ahead with his organization along lines they had discussed. Wants Wilson, Posten and other friends to get active.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 May 9
Has a prospective purchaser for the E.H. McDermott property and wants to know if he would consider selling his (E) three lots near-by.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 May 11
Wonders if he consider make college address. Posten and he worked hard on committee matter. Much work being done for Scott and Blue. Doesn't think it would be to Scott and Blue advantage if they got mixed up in the congressional race. Will personally not enter Congressional race.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 May 11
Frederick Minshall former WV wants postmaster position; request he write a letter; on his behalf and inform his sister of such.

Elkins, Senator S.B. to Sutherland
1910 May 14
Will leave the matter of selling his lots to him. Thinks Foreman has fair chance of winning and Scott winning by a big margin.

Snyder, G.F. to Sutherland
1910 May 17
Informs him that Senator Elkins has written letter of recommendation for Frederick Minshall. Wrote to his sister regarding same.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 May 20
Advise him prospective real estate purchaser will not pay 600.00 for his lots. Have been helping Scott in Tucker Co. If Forman carries Tucker, they may be able to help him in Randolph Co. Wants him to tell Senator Scott to write to F.A. Perley of Penn. urging him to work for Scott, Perley operates a saw mill which has been recently surveyed into Randolph Co.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 May 21
Wants to know the status and prospect for passage of Senate Bill #866. Thinks Forman and Senator Scott has great chances to win.

Sutherland to Senator Elkins
1910 May 24
Informs him of Senator Scott's win and Forman's loss in Tucker Co. Thinks its impossible to do anything for Forman in Randolph Co. Wonder if Senator Scott has agrees to his (S) being President of the Senate. Hatfield said he was not candidate for the position and would support him so he promised to name him chairman of Finance Committee. Think Scott and Blue will receive big majority in Randolph Co.

Elkins, Senator S.B. to Sutherland
1910 May 27
Thinks he did well in Tucker Co. Will talk with Scott but knows he is for him (S) for President of Senate. Scott and Blue must win in Randolph Co. Wants to be informed if everything is going right in senatorial district for Blue.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 June 4
Encloses copy of an editorial he wrote for. Inter-Mountain regarding Hubbard speech.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 July 22
A.L. Vandevender is anxious to make exchange of coal land.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 July 29
Encloses insurance policies on his residence property.

Sutherland to Senator S.B. Elkins
1910 August 25
Request he write letter to Fish Commissioner regarding stocking trout streams in Randolph Co.

Crawford, E.W. to Sutherland
1910 August 27
Conveys Elkins' messages in regard to stocking of trout streams in Randolph Co.

Sutherland to G.F. Snyder
1910 September 22
Received his letter. Will look into the matter and advise him concerning Petit lot for Elkins.

Snyder, G.F. to Sutherland
1910 November 17
Mr. Pettit anxious to sell real estate lot- suggest he make bid. Senator Elkins improved; he is being given election wins gradually.

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Sutherland to Jno. A. Emmert
1914 November 23
Wants to make a real estate exchange with him.

Emmert, J.A. to Sutherland
1914 November 26
Replies he is not interested in exchanging real estate with him. The property is for sale.

Sutherland to J.A. Emmert
1914 December 19
Discusses the classes of real estate. Sorry he was not in state to vote.

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Empire National Bank to Sutherland
1914 February 16
Notice that note is due.

Deison, E.B. to Sutherland
1914 February 21
Explains that the note from the Elk Grove Realty Co. is due or get additional endorsement.

Wilk, Oscar C. to Sutherland
1914 February 25
Renewal of his notes accepted. Knows no reason why his Elk Grove Realty Co. notes cannot be held until he returns home.

Deison, E.B. to Sutherland
1914 February 28
Renewing note for Elk Grove Realty Co.

Sutherland to V.L. Highland
1915 March 16
Sorry to learn Mr. Deison is not well. Has not forgotten the matter of which he wrote but will come over shortly and close same.

Deison, E.B. to Sutherland
1915 April 7
Surprised to find the deed of trust which he promised to execute has not been received by the bank. Reminds him one of his two notes will be due soon and hopes he will arrange to make payments on same. Bank will not grant any further extensions.

Sutherland to E.B. Deison
1915 April 16
Will try to settle notes to everyone's satisfaction.

Sutherland to Directors Empire National Bank
1915 June 30
Encloses note and check. E. Clark Ice will take care of the Elk Grove Realty Co. note.

Deison, E.B. to Sutherland
1915 July 2
Will renew note but ask to apply Elk Realty dividends towards it.

Deison, E.B. to Sutherland
1915 September 20
Advises him that his note will be due November 1, the bank will not renew or extend its time. He does not want to embarrass him but he has been given orders to proceed with its collection if it is not paid by November 1.

Sutherland to V.L. Highland
1915 November 9
Expects to pay off note that is past due.

Highland V.L. Pres.to Sutherland
1915 November 9
Bank will be glad to receive check for note.

Highland, Pres. V.L. to Sutherland
1915 November 20
Bank will have to take steps to collect for his note which he promised to pay.

Sutherland to Pres. of Empire Nat. Bank
1915 November 24
Replies to his letter concerning the note due about association with Laurel River Lumber Co.

Highland, Pres. V.L. to Sutherland
1915 November 26
Is investigating the financial standing of the Laurel River Lumber Co.; will have data re same by time bank receives his note. Discusses coal tract business proposition.

Sutherland to Pres. Highland
1915 November 30
Discusses the note and coal tracts he owns.

Encyclopedia Britannica to Sutherland
1915 July 21
Wants him to purchase set of Encyclopedia.

Sutherland to Encyclopedia Britannica Co.
1915 August 17
Wants to know if he can get credit for the New International Volume.

Sutherland to Chas. W. Endsley
1913 April 24
Needs his bank references as to his ability to handle large purchase of coal-timber property as stated in his recent inquiry.

Sutherland to E.T. England
1915 January 15
Send congratulations on his election as President of the Senate.

England, E.T. to Sutherland
1915 January 20
Appreciated his letter of congratulations as much as any he received.

England, E.T. to Sutherland
1915 January 22
Hopes he can come down to Charleston while legislature is in session. He realizes he has a busy schedule in Washington.

England, E.T. to Sutherland
1915 June 23
Invites him to Logan and hopes he can make an address to the people.

Sutherland to E.T. England
1915 June 26
Uncertain of his schedule but hopes he can accept the invitation.

England, E.T. to Sutherland
1915 July 8
If he is unable to speak at Man, please notify him.

Sutherland to E.T. England
1915 July 9
Unable to speak at Man [telegram].

Sutherland to E.T. England
1915 July 10
Letter following up telegram expressing disappointment at not being able to speak at Man.

England, E.T. to Sutherland
1915 July 20
Rally at Man was ruined by rain. Not certain whether he will run for governor.

England, E.T. to Sutherland
1917 July 27
Request data regarding haw appointments to Annapolis or West Point are made. Young man (Mullins) is interested in being appointed.

Sutherland to Att. Gen. E.T. England
1917 July 30
Informs him on vacancies at naval and army academies. Will be happy to give Mullins any chance to apply for appointment.

England, Wm. W. to Sutherland
1917 August 28
Would like to see him while in Washington.

Sutherland to England, Wm W.
1917 August 30
Will be happy to see him in Washington.

Ennes, S. to Sutherland
1917 November 16
Replies to his letter concerning the road between Elkins and the cemetery east of there.

Sutherland to S. Ennes
1917 November 20
Glad to learn he will do his best to have road completed.

Equitable Land and Lumber to Sutherland
1914 May 18
Has client who is interested in coal tract on Ky. River does he have any available? Has data on Lee Co. land he may be interested in.

Sutherland to Equitable Land and Lumber Co.
1914 May 29
Has no coal property on Ky. River, but can get in touch with owners along that river if his people are still in market.

Equitable Land and Lumber Co. to Sutherland
1914 June 11
Gives details concerning Lee Co. Ky. Property. Request data on Ky. River property that is available for purchase.

Sutherland to Equitable L & L Co.
1914 June 13
Replies to their query concerning land in Ky.

Sutherland to Equitable Life Ins. Co.
1916 February 17
Wants due date his insurance policies premiums changed.

Smith, S.H. to Sutherland
1916 February 18
Discusses changing his premium payments.

Sutherland to S.H. Smith
1916 February 29
Changes his mind on how to pay insurance premiums.

Smith, S.H. to Sutherland
1916 March 2
Received his payment for premiums and informs him on small balance due.

Erichsen, J.W. to Sutherland
1917 December 1
Wants his assistance in locating employment.

Sutherland to J.W. Erichsen
1917 December 4
Will help if he locates job.

Ervin, W.E. to Sutherland
1918 January 29
Wants to acquire Springfield rifle from government.

Sutherland to W.E. Ervin
1918 January 31
Informs him that Govt. does not have rifles for sale.

Sutherland to A.J. Welton
1917 September 8
Informs him of death of W.A. Ervin. [telegram]

Ervin, Rose to Sutherland
1917 September 8
Give instructions regarding returning W.A. Ervin to his home.

Wellon, Arch to Sutherland
1917 September 8
Will leave for Washington and return with body. [telegram]

Ervin, W.R. to Sutherland
1917 September 17
Thanks him for all his help during time of Mr. Ervins death.

Sutherland to Ervin, W.R.
1917 September 18
Appreciates his letter and offers his service.

Sutherland to Kate Estey
1914 June 6
Encloses check to cover balance of tuition for daughter Katherine. Wants data about tuition for his three daughters.

Sutherland to J.L. Eubank
1912 May 24
Thanks him for his assurance of support.

Eubanks, J.J. to Sutherland
1911 October 11
Saw his ad in "American Lumberman" regarding timber for sale. Wonders if he has specific tract.

Eudaley, Chas. W. to Sutherland
1913 April 8
Replies to his advertisement published in "American Lumberman." Wants data regarding coal and timber property in W.V. for sale.

Gregory, Robt. L. to Sutherland
1917 August 17
Request his assistance in obtaining sick leave for young sailor on board the battleship Ky.

Sutherland to Hon. Robert L. Gregory
1917 August 17
Will contact others in authority regarding obtaining a sick leave for C.K. Evans.

Sutherland to Hon. Josephus Daniels
1917 August 17
Request he look into matter concerning sailor Evans who is ill.

Gregory, R.L. to Sutherland
1917 August 19
Thanks him for taking up the matter concerning C.K. Evans.

Gregory, R.L. to Sutherland
1917 August 24
Request he speed up the matter concerning Evans.

Sutherland to R.L. Gregory
1917 August 25
Informs him that he has and is trying to obtain sick leave for Evans.

Marsh, C.C. to Sutherland
1917 September 7
Informs him of the physical condition of Clarence K. Evans.

Sutherland to Hon. R.L. Gregory
1917 September 10
Encloses copy of letter from Navy regarding the case of C.K. Evans.

Evans, Annie to Sutherland
1917 August 20
Her husband deserted her and children. Wants to know if they can receive part of his army pay.

Sutherland to Annie Evans
1917 August 22
Informs her that at present time there is no way by which she can collect from the government any part of her husband's pay.

Everhart, E.F. to Suth
erland
1911 February 6 Bill to amend Elkins city charter is before WV Senate for action. Wants it passed as it was originally drafted and passed by Elkins city council.

Sutherland to E.F. Everhart
1911 February 13
Thinks Senate Bill will be satisfactory to people of Elkins.

Sutherland to E.C. Euerly
1912 November 27
Wants figures of the note for congressman- at-large in Preston Co. Has not received the official certificate of the note in Preston Co.

Sutherland to E.C. Euerly
1912 December 16
Thanks him for sending election figures.

Evick, W.C. to Sutherland
1917 August 14
Request his assistance in obtaining legal position.

Sutherland to W.C. Evick
1917 August 18
Since he is not any part of friendly terms with railroad corporations he cannot assist him in obtaining position.

Sutherland to Thos. Ewing
1917 August 9
Letter introducing his friend Judge Jake Trasher. Hope he can help him locate data he needs.

Sutherland to Eyler and Henry
1913 April 4
Unable to attend to their business in Elkins - suggest they appoint someone else.

Sutherland to Eyler and Henry
1913 November 26
Received his accident insurance policy. Will collect premium due by Mr. Robb.

Eyler and Henry to Sutherland
1914 February 27
Sending him some application blanks so that he can write policies.

Sutherland to Eyler and Henry
1914 February 28
Sutherland's secretary responds that he is in the West and will give him the applications when he returns.

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Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1910 May 3
Travel schedule [telegram]

Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1910 May 10
Must take his ill sister to Baltimore Hospital - unable to take care of his note, wants his assistance in renewing same. Everything in political way in Pickens is in good shape.

Sutherland to Alex W. Ewing
1910 May 13
Have renewed note and returning old note- glad he could arrange it. Sorry his sister is ill.

Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1910 May 19
Received his two renewed notes and appreciates his assistance in the matter. His sister is in Baltimore Hospital for surgery.

Sutherland to Alex W. Ewing
1910 May 20
Wants to know what the situation is about Pickens with reference to Scott and Blue. Will meet with him next week to arrange campaign plans. Suggest finding two men to help until after primary.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1910 May 27
Advises him of the political situation in Helvetia, Palace Valley; Czar in regard to Senator Blue, Scott, Hubbard and Forman. Posten and Morgan are pleased with situation in the territory they have covered. Nutter will speak at Pickens in June.

Sutherland to A.W. Ewing
1910 August 6
Hopes his convention went off smoothly. Discusses Randolph Co. political situation. Plans to go fishing on Elk River.

Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1910 August 22
Wants him to ask Senator Elkins to write letter recommending a large supply of stock. Fish he delivered to him for distribution in the Pickens stream.

Sutherland to Alex W. Ewing
1910 August 25
Will have Senator Elkins write regarding fish stock supply. Will personally write to Fish Commission.

Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1910 September 7
Received application forms and sent them to Senator Elkins concerning stocking of trout streams.

Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1910 September 16
Discusses renewal of his note. His sister is home. Sturgiss and King speaking in Pickens.

Sutherland to Alex W. Ewing
1910 September 19
Glad to sign his note. Hopes to get to Helvetia and Pickens during campaign.

Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1910 December 5
Discusses ways to protect the fish recently added to the streams in his area. Wants a special law passed to provide for their protection.

Sutherland to Alex Ewing
1910 December 10
Advises him to secure the cooperation of delegates from adjoining counties affected by the streams. Thinks it best to have a bill ready to submit early in legislative session.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1911 January 7
Wants him to endorse his note.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1911 January 10
Encloses note he wants him to endorse.

Sutherland to Alex Ewing
1911 February 4
Forwarded the endorsed note. Sure he along with that they succeeded in making their points in regard to the Senate organization.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1911 February 10
Thanks him for Senate journal. Discusses the organization of state senate and several Democratic leaders. Received endorsed note.

Sutherland to Alex Ewing
1911 February 20
Will be glad to get back home after the session ends. Took note of his remarks in reference to Democrats and semi-Democrats in his locality.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1911 April 8
Wants to know if he can recommend George C. Smith for Czar p.o. position.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1911 April 13
Recommends Smith for post office job at Czar.

Sutherland to Alex Ewing
1911 April 15
Discusses appointment of a judge. Wants him to endorse W.E. Baker.

Ewing, Alex to Gov. Glasscock
1911 April 24
Letter endorsing W.E. Baker for appointment as judge in circuit composed of Randolph and Barbour counties.

Sutherland to A.W. Ewing
1911 April 28
Received copy of his letter written to Gov. Glasscock regarding judgeship position.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1911 May 14
Discusses his note which needs renewal.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1911 September 11
Wants him to endorse his new note.

Sutherland to Alex Ewing
1911 September 16
Signed his note.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1911 September 20
Thanks him for endorsing his note. Will attend funeral for Henry Spies in Buckhannon.

Sutherland to Alex Ewing
1911 September 21
Sorry to learn of the death of friend Henry Spies.

Sutherland to A.W. Ewing
1912 March 12
Hopes he attends or sends his proxy to county committee meeting.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1912 April 16
Wants to know if he plans to enter race for re-election. Discusses Roosevelt chances of receiving nomination for president.

Sutherland to Alex W. Ewing
1912 April 19
Discusses the convention activities and opinions of delegates.

Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1912 April 21
Advises he has addressed enclosed letters on behalf of Stanley H. Fiedler.

Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1912 May 12
Wants him to endorse his note. Feels he will be nominated and elected as Congressman-at-large. Supports Keim and Cobb. Wonders why Nydegger announced his candidacy.

Sutherland to Alex Ewing
1912 May 13
Copy letter- too dim to read.

Ewing, Alex W. to Sutherland
1913 February 10
Request he endorse a note for him. Discusses letter written by J.C. Canfield in regard to Dr. Fredlock acting as chairman of the county committee.

Sutherland to Alex Ewing
1913 February 11
Will sign his note. Replies to his query concerning county committee.

Ewing, Alex to Sutherland
1913 July 11
Request he endorse note. Has been ill-plan to go home.


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