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BOX 4

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Fahrner, Gottlieb to Sutherland
1912 February 7
People of Helvetia are mostly for Roosevelt.

Fahrner, Ruth to Sutherland
1915 December 15
Request a donation on behalf of missions.

Sutherland to Ruth Fahrner
1916 January 6
Due to demands made on him it is impossible to contribute to her cause.

Fahrion, L.E. to Sutherland
1912 December 24
Request material he can use in a debate.

Sutherland to Lewis Fahrion
1913 January 3
Glad he is trying to make the debating team. Will attempt to locate material relative subject.

Fairfax, C.W. to Sutherland
1913 January 17
Will provide a list of rental of sale property in Washington.

Sutherland to C.W. Fairfax
1913 January 27
Give particulars regarding type house he desires to rent.

Sutherland to Fairmont Chamber of Commerce
1918 January 18
Informs him that the Senate passed H.R. #6176 extending time for construction of Fairmont Bridge. [telegram]

Falconer, J.A. to Sutherland
1915 April 8
Glad to cooperate with him on timber land sales.

Sutherland to J.A. Falconer
1915 April 9
Will be pleased to sell western timber with him.

Falconer, J.A. to Sutherland
1915 April 17
Mentions some of the lands available.

Sutherland to J.A. Falconer
1915 April 28
Wants descriptions of timber land. Thinks they can both profit from sales.

Sutherland to J.A. Falconer
1915 April 29
Thinks the Smith inlet lumber looks attractive. Will attend meeting with lumberman. May see him in Washington.

Falconer, J.A. to Sutherland
1915 April 29
Discusses at length of timber tract for sale in B.C.

Falconer, J.R. to Sutherland
1915 April 30
Will see him in Washington if he is still there. Suggest contracting him concerning details of Smiths Inlet tract.

Sutherland to J.A. Falconer
1915 May 26
His people not strongly interested in B.C. proposition. Doesn't know if he can do anything in regard to oil matter as W.V. people are saturated with oil.

Falconer, J.A. to Sutherland
n.d.
Has become interested in Washington State oil business -wonders if he can offer any WV capital. Asks if he has any leads on the British Columbia timber tract.

Sutherland to J.A. Falconer
1915 June 21
Returning his letter but kept map and printed material concerning oil proposition. Thinks his proposition is purely a wild cat one.

Falconer, J.A. to Sutherland
1915 June 21
Wonders if he would be interested in specific Washington State land. Wishes he could find buyers for B.C. tract.

Sutherland to J.A. Falconer
1915 June 25
Will keep in mind the Washington timber proposition. Expresses doubt regarding the British Columbia tract.

Sutherland to J.A. Falconer
1916 September 23
Informs him that Congressman Sutherland is out of office but upon return will call his attention to his (F) letter.

Falconer, J.A. to Sutherland
1916 December 9
Offers him coal proposition in Virginia.

Sutherland to J.A. Falconer
1916 December 11
Thinks Buckhannon Co. Va. coal land cannot be held under good titles due to some laws passed by Va. legislature.

Falconer, J.A. to Sutherland
1917 February 15
Wants to discuss Old Virginia Coal Co. acreage and holdings with him. Mentions controversy Sutherland is having in regards on his election to the Senate.

Sutherland to J.A. Falconer
1917 February 16
Will be in Washington hopes to see him. Doesn't think Chilton can accomplish anything by his proceedings.

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Sutherland to Peter Fansler
1912 December 24
Wants address of Alex F. McCloud.

Fansler, Peter to Sen. Sutherland
1912 December 27
Does not know whereabouts of Mr. McCloud. Suggest contacting his daughter.

Faris, R.L. to Sutherland
1917 March 26
Replies to his request for material published by the Dept. of Commerce.

[Farm Loan Board]
Flannagan, W.V., Farm Loan Board to Sutherland
1916 August 23
Can furnish circular if he desired same.

Sutherland to W.W. Flannagan
1916 August 28
Will be happy to receive #1-#2 circulars.

Sutherland to Federal Farm Loan Board
1916 August 28
Wants to know when they expect to issue charters to Farmers Loan Associations under the Farm Loan Act and how soon the banks will be ready for business.

[Farm Loan Board]
Flannagan, W.W. to Sutherland
1916 August 29
Replies to his inquiry concerning issuing charters and land banks.

Flannagan, W.W. to Sutherland
1916 August 31
Is sending 250 c. of circulars.

Flannagan, W.W. to Sutherland
1917 March 21
Regarding a letter from a Mr. Martin who he thinks is one of Sutherland constituents.

Flannagan, W.W. to O. Martin
1917 March 21
Answers inquiry re: federal farm loan system.

Farnsworth, Dr. F.F. to Sutherland
1912 December 2
Congratulates him on being elected to WV Legislative. Sorry Conley did not win.

Sutherland to Dr. F.F. Farnsworth
1912 December 14
Appreciates letter, also sorry about Conley.

Sutherland to Professor Farr
1912 November 19
Glad to receive his letter concerning son Richard. Will appreciate any interest he can give him. Informs him of being elected to Congress.

Farr, Jno. S. to Sutherland
1918 January 15
Request his assistance in getting railroad cars out of embargo.

Sutherland to John S. Farr
1918 January 19
Has taken action in getting railroad cars of stone through to Huntington.

Farr, Jno. S. to Sutherland
1918 January 28
Informs him one of the railroad cars of stone arrived and hopes he can assist in getting the other one.

Sutherland to Jno. S. Farr
1918 February 2
Informs him that the Railroad Directors Office is trying to get the second R.R. car stone out of embargo. Will keep him informed on matter.

Farrell, Lansing to Sutherland
1917 December 29
Offers his services to the Government and ask his assistance in the matter.

Sutherland to Lansing Farrell
1918 January 2
Encloses application form which he can fill out in regard to Public Service work.

Sutherland to Lansing Farrell
1918 January 12
Received his application and will file it with proper officials.

[Lansing Farrell]
Sutherland to Director Wm. E. Hall
1918 January 12
Encloses Mr. Farrell's application and request it he utilize his service.

[Lansing Farrell]
W.E. Hall to Sutherland
1918 January 15
Replies to him regarding Mr. Farrell and the work the Dept. of Labor is doing

Sutherland to Lansing Farrell
1918 January 16
Encloses copy of Hall's letter.

Sutherland to Wm. E. Hall
1918 January 16
Thanks him for replying to his letter concerning Farrell. Plans to visit his office to discuss its workings.

[Fayette County Fair]
Biggs, Geo. W. to Sutherland
1917 September 3
Ask that he assist the Fayette Co. Fair Board officials in getting cavalrymen or marines for their fair. Also, invites him to attend.

Sutherland to Geo. W. Biggs
1917 September 4
Advises he may not be able to secure troops for fair appearance. [telegram]

McCain, H.P. to Senator Sutherland
1917 September 4
Informs him that troops are undergoing intensive training and unable to attend Fayette County fair.

[Fayette County Fair]
Sutherland to Geo. W. Biggs
1917 September 5
Enclosing copy of letter from Adj. General in regards to troops attending public functions.

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[Federal Employees Union]
McLarin, H.M. to Sutherland
1917 October 6
Wants provision added to one of the appropriation bills up before next session of Congress.

Sutherland to H.M. McLarin
1917 October 29
Will give close attention to the measure when it comes before the Senate.

[Federal National Bank]
Toole, John to Sutherland
1913 March 1
Invites him to transact his business with the Federal National Bank.

Sutherland to Pres. John Toole
1913 March 12
Informs him that as one of director of Davis Trust Co. will continue doing his business with that institution.

Fee, J. Cecil to Sutherland
1917 December 7
Wants to know if table glassware appears on the Governments list of non-essential products and if so are the gas using plants affected.

Sutherland to J. Cecil Fee
1917 December 22
Informs him that no definite action has been taken in regard to the Essential and Non-Essential Lists and it may not be necessary to do so. Sorry, he cannot give him the desired data.

Feeny, G.S. to Sutherland
1917 October 25
Received form from Food Administration for procuring a license. Wonders if it is necessary in manufacturing of their products.

U.S. Food Administration to Sutherland
1917 October 29
Replies to the inquiry made by the G.S. Feeny Co. concerning license.

Sutherland to C.J. Feeny
1917 October 31
Encloses copy of previous letter from U.S. Food Administration.

Felton, E. Scott to Sutherland
1912 March 11
Thinks Sutherland, as a candidate, will carry Preston County, providing Senator Montgomery does not run. Invites him to visit county.

Sutherland to E. Scott Felton
1912 March 13
Has not made final decision in regard to running for office. Appreciates his kind assurances and will be happy to reciprocate.

Felton, E. Scott to Sutherland
1912 March 15
Hopes to see him a candidate. Thinks he will get plenty of Preston Co. votes if he runs.

Sutherland to E. Scott Felton
1912 March 19
Is still revolving the political matter.

Sutherland to Scott Felton
1912 May 24
Thanks him and his friends for assistance.

Felton, Scott to Sutherland
1915 August 16
Discusses pension claim.

Sutherland to Scott Felton
1915 August 17
Explains that little can be done about the pension claim because the person filing the claim is a minor.

Fenton, C.M. to Sutherland
1915 November 5
Wants to know if he would exchange a coal mine for lead and zinc lands in Arkansas

Sutherland to C.M. Fenton
1915 November 9
Informs him that his clients are not interested in exchanging their coal land for lead and zinc tracts.

Sutherland to Wm. P. Ferguson
1918 January 22
Officials of War Dept. informed him that his troops will be afforded the same opportunities of advancement that are given to white soldiers.

[Camelia Ferrell]
Flourney R.W. to Sutherland
1917 July 14
Encloses information relative to Mrs. Camelia Ferrells' desire to travel to Cuba.

[Camelia Ferrell]
Sutherland to R.H. Piggot
1917 July 14
Discusses necessary steps Mrs. Ferrell must take to get approval to leave U.S. for Cuba.

Sutherland to R.H. Piggott
1917 July 16
Encloses letter regarding information Mrs. C. Ferrells desire to travel to Cuba.

Ferrell, G.F. to Sutherland
1917 October 23
Ask his assistance in obtaining government job.

Sutherland to G.F. Ferrell
1917 October 26
Will assist any obtaining employment for him.

Ferry, Jas. W. to Sutherland
1917 October 12
Has chart he wants copyrighted. Wants information regarding receiving copyright. Wants to visit U.S. camps of soldiers- can he help obtain permission.

Sutherland to J.W. Ferry
1917 October 17
Advises him to apply to the Patent Office regarding his chart.

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Sutherland to Robert Fields
1914 September 14
Thanks him and his friends for their service during campaign.

Fields, Robert to Sutherland
1912 November 12
Gives him the number of notes he received in his first precinct.

Sutherland to Robert Fields
1912 November 15
Thanks him for his support pleased with amount of votes received in his county.

Filler, George to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Extends congratulations on being elected as Congressman-at-large.

Sutherland to George Filler
1912 November 15
Thanks him for support given during primary and campaign.

Filler, George S. to Sutherland
1917 May 21
Request proper forms to in regard to pensions.

Sutherland to George S. Filler
1917 May 22
Encloses blanks which can be used in making application for widows pension.

Findley, Levi J. to Sutherland
1912 February 5
Political scene quiet in his area. Thinks majority of people for Roosevelt.

Sutherland to Levi J. Findley
1916 January 8
Glad he has made progress in recovering from stroke. Encloses small check which he hopes will be helpful. Suggest he seek aid in his home district where he is well-known.

Findley, J.B. to Sutherland
1915 December 14
The Citizens Trust and Guaranty Company has discontinued the surety business therefore they are trying to close up all outstanding bonds. Discusses his bond and wants to know its status as to when it is likely to terminate.

Finley, A.L. to Sutherland
1912 February 5
Thinks citizens in his community favor Roosevelt. Sorry his son is ill.

Sutherland to J.B. Finley
1915 December 17
Replies to his inquiry concerning bond.

Sutherland to A.C. Finley
1912 May 24
Working hand towards helping prospective voters prior to primary.

Finley, J.B. to Sutherland
1912 November 11
Sends congratulations on win.

Sutherland to J.B. Finley
1912 November 13
Results show that unless they can get the two sections of the Republican party together they will be in a bad way.

Sutherland to C.N. Finnell
1910 February 22
Hopes to attend rally at Keyser.

Sutherland to C.N. Finnell
1910 April 6
Senator Elkins and he want a list of the congressional committeemen for his district. Also, wants to get the number of votes Taft received in counties of his district.

Sutherland to C.N. Finnell
1910 May 3
Request copy of the call to be issued by his committee.

Gilkeson, E.M. to Sutherland
1917 September 27
Informs him of Porter Findley's parole. He was paroled to Dr. Lyou in Chicago and is splendidly.

Gilkeson, E.M. to Sutherland
1917 December 12
Informs him that Findley is having trouble with the President of the Farm Loan Bank and is airing the troubles before. Board in Washington. Wants him to give him all possible aid.

Finnell, Charles to Sutherland
1910 September 9
Informs him that the Republican Congressional Committee has begun the congressional campaign. Sturgiss will speak in every district of county. They are depending on Sutherland to give much time to the work involved.

Sutherland to Chas. N. Finnell
1910 September 19
Assures him that he will devote much time toward the re-election of Geo. Sturgiss. Discusses campaign.

Finnell, Charles to Sutherland
1910 September 20
Discusses upcoming campaign schedule. Discusses peach orchard proposition.

Sutherland to Charles N. Finnell
1910 October 14
Discusses his itinerary and political outcome.

Sutherland to C.N. Finnell
1912 May 14
Thanks him for being favorable to his candidacy.

Finnigan, B.P. to Sutherland
1916 May 25
Discusses his service rendered and balance due him for same.

Sutherland to L.B. Finsley
1912 November 16
Thanks him for anything he may have done for the R. party.

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Sutherland to Findley
1915 July 20
Regrets he has been so ill wishes him a speedy recovery.

Sutherland to A.L. Findley
1915 August 21
Encloses a copy of letter he had parole board. Hopes the letter and those others have written help towards getting his son released from prison.

Sutherland to Board of Parole
1915 August 21
Writes on behalf of Parter Co. Findley. Recommends his relief.

Findley, A.L. to Sutherland
1915 September 1
Thanks him for writing to Illinois Parole Board on behalf of his son. Wants to him to ask Senator Goff to do same.

Sutherland to A.L. Findley
1915 September 4
Request he write letter on behalf of Parter C. Findley.

Sutherland to A.L. Findley
1915 October 4
Ask if has heard from Senator Goff in reference to son Porter Findley.

Findley, Lerie to Sutherland
1915 December 13
Discusses his ill health and need for financial help.

Finley, Porter to Sutherland
1917 April 17
Discusses his stay at Illinois prison and request he seek Republican officials in effort in getting him released.

Sutherland to Wm. Colvin
1917 July 3
Recommends P.C. Findley for parole.

Sutherland to Porter Findley
1917 July 3
Informs him of letter he wrote to Colvin regarding Findley's parole.

Killiride, Thos. M. to Sutherland
1917 July 5
Informs him that Porter Findley had a hearing as to his parole and it was decided that he would be released in March 1919. His letter regarding Findley will be placed before Board at their next meeting.

Keldride, T.M. to Sutherland
1917 July 23
Advises him a parole was ordered for P. Findley. He is wanted in Ohio and probably he sent there.

Sutherland to State Board of Pardons
1917 July 27
Encloses copy of letter concerning Porter Findley. Request the boy will not be able to return home.

Murphy, E.J. to Sutherland
1917 July 31
Informs him they (Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet) a prisoner John Smith. Wonders if his inquiry should have been sent to some other institution.

Sutherland to E.J. Murphy
1917 August 2
Request his recent letter referred to proper person.

Finley, A.L. to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Appreciates his efforts on behalf of his son.

Sutherland to A.L. Findley
1917 August 4
Will advise him of any information he may receive in regard to Porter.

White, Jas. A. to Sutherland
1917 September 27
Informs him of Porter Findley's parole. He was paroled to Dr. Lyon in Chicago and is reported to being doing splendidly.

Sutherland to A.L. Findley
1917 October 1
Encloses copy of J.A. White's Letter regarding Porter Findley.

Sutherland to A.L. Findley
1917 October 1
Encloses copy of J.A. White's letter regarding Porter Findley.

Sutherland to E.M. Gilkeson
1917 December 12
Has not heard from Findley. Is anxious to assist him. {telegram}

Gilkeson, E.M. to Sutherland
1917 December 13
Finleys matter hasn't come up yet but certain he will contact S. whenever it does {telegram}

Finley, A.L. to Sutherland
1917 December 15
Discusses handing post office and wants it removal to another location.

Sutherland to A.L. Findley
1917 December 19 Suggest getting position and have it signed and forwarded to him in regard matter.

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Fire Associates to Sutherland
1913 March 26
Informs that they have referred Thornwood Lumber Co. authorization to Special Agent Young.

Sutherland to E.O. Fling and Co.
1915 April 9
Has moved all his household effects to the Russell property. Wants him to make an endorsement for his policies.

Brown, J. to E.O. Fling and Co.
1913 April 19
Discusses accounts still due by agent Sutherland, his predecessor.

Fozier, M.A. to E.O. Fling and Co.
1913 May 5
Request Balance Due Fire Insurance Co.

Sutherland to Fire Assoc. of Phil.
1913 May 9
Informs them he does not owe any balance on his policy.

Sutherland to M.A. Tozier
1913 May 13
Informs him old note must be reduced.

Sutherland to H.L. Arnold
1913 May 13
Will shape note matters up to comply with First National Banks examiners rules. Discusses same.

Brown, J. to E.O. Fling and Co.
1913 May 21
Request balance due on account of their former Agent.

Sutherland to First National Bank
1915 September 16
Encloses renewal of note of Robb, Swishes and himself. Request canceled note be sent to Rodd.

Finley, J.B. to Sutherland
1917 August 20
Request he will assist in Getting appropriation passed need to restore water way transportation.

Sutherland to J.B. Finley
1917 August 21
Will give careful attention to Secretary Redfields request for an appropriation needed to restore waterways.

Finley, J.B. to Sutherland
1917 December 13
Informs him that Gilkeson acted impulsively against his advise. Tells him to ignore Gilkeson telegram.

Sutherland to J.B. Finley
1917 December 14
Discusses message from Gilkeson. Advises him no action has been taken regarding matter.

Fleming, O.J. to Sutherland
1913 January 15
Received his new renewal notes.

Sutherland to O.J. Fleming
1914 March 12
Encloses renewal of their note with check.

Fleming, O. Jay to Sutherland
1914 August 18
Laid his request concerning due note before bank board. Offers him a way to handle same.

Sutherland to O.J. Fleming
1914 August 19
Will be glad to have him inquire how many shares of Davis Trust Co. stock can be bought at $160.00. He will either take it of find someone who will at that price. Asks about two certificates.

Fleming, O.J. to Sutherland
1914 August 20
Bank received shares of new stock issued by Davis Trust Co. in his name. Discusses stock offered to Mr. Beavers.

Sutherland to O. Jay Fleming
1914 December 10
Encloses check to cover stamp tax. Is swamped with correspondence and embarrassed by fact his secretary obtained other employment.

Fleming, O.J. to Sutherland
1915 July 1
Encloses his cancelled old note.

Fleming, O.J. to Sutherland
1915 July 3
Thanks him for prompt attention to interest due on note.

Fleming, O.J. to Sutherland
1915 December 29
Request he rush the due note, Discount stock, etc. covering renewal of paper the bank holds.

Fleming, O.J. to Sutherland
1915 December 30
Dislikes the arrangement very much in regarding to joint renewal note. Wants the matter cleared up without carrying past due paper over into new year. Wants immediate action.

Sutherland to Swisher
1915 December 30
Bak received renewal payment of joint note from Sutherland and Robb but not his bank dislikes the manner in which matter has been handled. Request immediate payment.

Sutherland to First National Bank
1915 January 18
Note will fall due in Februaryruary. Wants to know the bank's feelings on carrying it.

Minear, C.W. to Sutherland
1915 March 1
Gives him three propositions - one of which he must accept in regard to renewal of his, Robb, and Swisher's note.

Minear, C.W. to Sutherland
1915 March 10
Wants reply regarding his note which is past due.

Minear, C.W. to Sutherland
1915 March 10
Wants reply regarding his note which is past due.

Minear, C.W. to Sutherland
1915 March 13
Thinks he is "dodging" answering the banks letter in regard to note renewal. Request a reply.

Sutherland to C.W. Minear
1915 March 15
Does not desire to evade the question in regard to the three alternations given to him the third alternatives given to him to meet the banks views regarding same.

Minear, C.W. to Sutherland
1915 March 24
Bank has accepted his renewal note and informs him that when it is due he must comply with one of their three propositions.

Sutherland to First National Bank
1915 June 25
Wants to know what he expects to do regarding note past due.

Minear, C.W. to Sutherland
1915 June 28
Bank insist on them paying amount due on note.

Minear, C.W. to Sutherland
1915 July 15
Bank has been waiting for his check in payment of note. He has made promise the past 3 1/2 yrs regarding same. Money is needed for local bank patrons. Wants him to be as good as his word.

Sutherland to C.W. Minear
1915 July 26
Discusses his note and request he arrange to carry same.

Sutherland to Minear, C.W.
1915 August 16
Assume him the note will be paid in full with interest in short time and it will be unnecessary to adopt the suggestion he made in regard to same.

Sutherland to C.W. Minear
1915 August 28
Sends payment for joint note of C.S. Robb, C.W. Swisher and himself which was due June 20th.

Sutherland to C.W. Minear
1915 September 4
Has not received the note which ago. Wants cancelled note.

Sutherland to First National Bank
1917 January 17
Has not received notice of maturity of his note, or of interest. Encloses check.

Sutherland to Robb McEvillery
1917 January 26
Sent renewal note and check.

Sutherland to Robb McEvillery
1917 January 29
Authorizes insist of specific words to his note. Encloses check.

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Fisher, S.H. to Sutherland
1915 March 5
Acknowledge receipt of his note.

Sutherland to Geo. E. Fisher
1915 October 9
Thanks him for his offer of support and assistance. Request he make careful inquiry into the sentiment among Republican votes as to his possible candidacy for Senate.

Fisher, J.L. to Sutherland
1917 April 9
Request data/address of proper agency he can contact in regard to supplying lumber needed to construct merchant ships.

Sutherland to Judge Jake Fisher
1917 April 10
Will be glad to assist his brother and associates in landing lumber business.

Sutherland to J.L. Fisher
1917 April 10
Advises to contact WM. Aenman regarding furnishing lumber for construction of vessels.

Fisher, J.L. to Sutherland
1917 April 19
Took matter up with Shipping Board who promised to send data regarding contracts.

Special Agent, Shipping to Sutherland
1917 April 21
Advises he will be communicating with J.L. Fisher.

Fisher, J.P. to Sutherland
1918 January 9
Discusses his method for hardening steel-wants to patent some.

Sutherland to J.P. Fisher
1918 January 10
Informs him of discussing his steel matter by War Dept Officials. Advises him to contact that Dept regarding same.

Fitburgh, C.R. to Sutherland
1913 September 24
Left the aluminum ware with his daughter. Request payment for same.

Sutherland to C.R. Fitzburg
1913 September 27
Sorry he did not collect money for ware in Elkins. Will forward check for same.

Fitzburg C.R. to Sutherland
1913 October 1
Has not receive check for ware.

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Sutherland to Sol Flanagan
1912 May 23
Thanks him for his letter and offer of support.

Fleek Romeo H.
1910 December 8
Ask his help in helping R.S. Blair, Democrat get position of Clerk of WV Senate.

Fleming, A. Howard to Sutherland
1914 September 2
C.W. Swisher (friend) told him about coal property for sale - request a description.

Sutherland to A. Howard Fleming
1914 September 7
Encloses a general description of Greenbrier-Monroe County tract. Will accept any fair offer for same.

Sutherland to O.J. Fleming
1912 September 12
Will try to see him at Clarksburg. Needs considerable advice and information.

Sutherland to O.J. Fleming
1913 January 16
Thanks him for letter and support

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Fling, E.O. to Sutherland
1911 February 4
Pass Elkins charter house bill soon as possible. [telegram]

Sutherland to E.O. Fling
1913 April 9
Encloses a bill which he wants taken care of. Encloses other papers for his attention.

Sutherland to E.O. Fling and Co.
1913 May 8
Encloses letter from the Stamping Secretary. Hopes renewing his books no trouble.

Sutherland to E.O. Fling
1913 May 10
Thanks him for his interests and offers to assist the company in retaining his former business. Majority of accounts have been renewed.

Fling, E.O. and Co. to Sutherland
1913 May 28
Encloses memorandum in regard to the bond which insurance company issued in his favor.

Fling, E.O. to Sutherland
1913 July 3
Encloses renewal policy on his office furniture.

Sutherland to E.O. Fling and Co.
1913 October 19
Request canceling of bond which was issued by their company in the suit between him and Blaine Elkins. Copy of the order of dismissal will be mailed.

Sutherland to E.O. Fling and Co.
1913 November 6
Has not heard from company in regard to the bond he wanted canceled.

Fling E.O. to Sutherland
1913 November 7
Explains why he has not received canceled bond.

Sutherland to Rev. Wm. Fling
1913 December 6
Request he show party Laurel property tank owned by him.

Fling, E.O. to Sutherland
1913 December 12
Encloses letter concerning his bond.

Fling, E.O. and Co. to Sutherland
1913 December 12
Encloses letter they received from the Citizens Trust and Guaranty Company in reference to his bond.

Fling, William to Sutherland
1913 December 23
Advises he is not knowledgeable enough on land boundaries to show interested in party.

Sutherland to Rev. Wm M. Fling
1913 December 26
Describes land he owns. Wants to know who he would recommend to show property.

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Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1910 November 22
Discusses the position as presidency of the Senate which he may become a candidate.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1910 December 17
Discusses political situation as he sees it in state. Will be in Charleston and go over situation with him.

Sutherland to Senator James W. Flynn
1910 December 24
Thinks his conclusions are correct in regard to the candidates for the presidency of Senate. Ask if his Logan Co. coal tract is for sale.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1910 December 28
Will send description of Logan County property to Cleveland people. Think the two of them can work well. Discusses his prospects of being elected as president of the Senate.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1911 January 2
Received his letter regarding Logan County coal land. They expect him to make a price in excess of theirs in case he makes sale. Hopes to see him on Saturday.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 January 4
Will meet with him at Charleston. Wants full data regarding Logan Co. coal property since he has prospective buyer.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1911 March 1
Arrived home at least half dead but doctors say his lung will improve. Will meet with him next week if able in regard to Cleveland tract.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 March 2
Doubt if prospective buyers can travel before next week. Hopes he can go down with him to meet them. Encloses a copy of a letter written by Grimes. Discusses articles printed in Intelligencer and political situation.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 March 4
Prospective buyers are in Huntington will meet them and go on to Logan Co. If he cannot go wants maps and other data needed to show property.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1911 March 6
Thinks Sutherland's chances are at least even with other parties in race for congress. Discusses what he thinks (Republicans) should do in political matters.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 March 16
Encloses letter from Mr. Blood. Wants data regarding right-of-way to same.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 March 20
Discusses the right-of-way situation and expresses his ideas on how to achieve a successful transaction possibility in Cheat River.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 March 24
Discusses financial arrangement he prefers in regard to coal tract.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 March 29
Discusses financial arrangement in regard to coal property deal.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 April 1
Thinks a more presentable sample of the Stone opening can be obtained. Urged Blood to get his people excited as Sutherland has other parties interested in coal tract.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 May 6
Doesn't think a coal transaction tract can be made with Blood's parties.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 May 12
Encloses another letter written by Mr. Blood. Is disappointed in him and Hornickel.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1911 October 16
Surprised he did not attend big pow wow at Charleston. Asks several questions in regard to candidate for state positions. Due to disturbed business conditions no one is interested in coal tract.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1911 November 27
Due to illness in son's family have not written. Logan County is showing marked activity. Politics in Preston County is dead.

Sutherland to James Flynn
1911 December 2
Hopes his son has recovered from illness. Thinks they either to be able to sell Logan County coal tract. Discusses state political candidates and their chances of being nominated. Doesn't know if he will become a candidate for State Senate.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 January 10
It has been suggested that they (senators) meet soon to discuss the gubernatorial situation. Discusses Hatfield, Swisher, and Dillion's chances of being nominated. Wants him to meet with him and others at Parkersburg.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 January 15
Hopes he can arrange to meet with senators and he at Parkersburg on Wednesday.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 January 15
Unable to meet him as requested must attend commissions meeting at Charleston. Agrees with him and Senator Grimes on subjects discussed earlier. Thinks they lean towards corporate interests entirely too much to be elected governor.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1912 January 21
Advises him to hold off meeting with his parties concerning Logan Co. coal property as he has someone interested. Sorry, he cannot meet him at Wheeling but must forego politics for work.

Flynn, James W. to Senator Sutherland
1912 January 22
Due to meet with Commission today. Will contact him after the session. Hopes he can come down.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 January 24
Sorry that they did not see each other on Sunday. Is considering visiting him at Charleston. Suggests they support Governor Glasscock and Roosevelt.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 January 29
Asks if he can attend Wheeling dinner with him and several others. Wants data on Logan Co. land has good prospect for same.

Flynn James W. to Sutherland
1912 February 12
Advises him that parties interested in Logan Co. coal tract made three examination. Their friend E. M. Lantz requested he give them ample time to decide. Will contact him upon their completion of examining land.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 March 5
Seeks his advises in regard to his running for congressman-at-large.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1912 March 10
Is in position to support him but will not give advice- in fact, its one year he is inclined to tell his good friends to remain off ticket. Discusses state political situation.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 March 13
Discusses his possible candidacy for Senate. Mentions several other persons running for office.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1912 April 11
Replies to his inquiry concerning area citizens choice for candidate for congressman-at-large. Will support Sutherland if running.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1912 May 7
Must do some investigation before he can supply real data. Advises he get in touch with Roosevelt organization at once. List persons to contact.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 May 8
Wants list entire of leading Republican in Preston County. Thinks Teter is unfit for office. Will appreciate any support he may give.

Sutherland to ---------------
Glad he can count on his support.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 August 21
Wants to know if Logan County coal land can be offered to interested buyers. Also, wants update on political situation in Preston County.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 September 3
too faint to read

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1912 September 16
He consulted with Judge Robinson regarding coal property. Robinson will write him of same. Will see him in Clarksburg.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1912 September 23
Wants him to take time to reply regarding coal property.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1913 March 18
Wants him to read enclosed letter written by Judge Robinson in regard to coal tract. He and his associates would cease making money on paper in regards to selling the land wonders if they could be tempted with real money.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1913 April 16
Will take care of Underwriters Association charged. Explains how insurance company handled matter dealing with Mr. Stalmaker.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1915 February 3
His letter concerning Logan County coal property still unanswered. Request data on same and political talk in his area.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1915 February 6
Discusses Logan County tract and financial arrangement under which he sold.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1915 February 6
Discusses the Logan County coal land he thinks could bring profit to both of them. List persons being mentioned for political officers and expresses views on same.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1915 February 19
Thinks if he asks 75,000 for Logan Co. property it will be impossible to sale. Agrees with him that the state is being politically exploited. Encloses publication - maps of soil survey of Logan and Mingo counties.

Flynn, Jas. W. to Sutherland
1915 May 23
Thanks him for reports. Expresses his reason why he does not want Hatfield as governor.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1915 July 23
Unable to handle his note as this time. Displeased with Hatfield's administration. Hopes Sutherland and Judge Robinson run for office.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1915 August 6
Sorry to hear Kingwood National Bank is so hard up. Discusses, in length, state political situation. Request his winners regarding Sutherland's chances as senatorial candidate.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1915 August 9
Expresses at length his views on the political race.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1915 August 11
Discusses at length the political situation in state.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1915 August 11
Discusses the reports received in regard to his running against Hatfield and White for senate seat. Wants any information or advice he may feel like giving.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1915 August 16
Has good prospect for Logan County. Requests data in regard to price. Two quotes from letter he received concerning him being U.S. senatorial candidate.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1915 August 21
Wants in writing terms sales and price in regard to Logan coal land.

Sutherland to James W. Flynn
1915 August 26
Received his letter regarding coal. Wants his judgement on political matter.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1915 August 29
Still thinks a three cornered contest is unwise. Thinks White and Hatfield have strong organizations.

Sutherland to James W. to Sutherland
1915 September 2
Discusses his changes in as candidate for Senate and congress.

Flynn, James W. to Sutherland
1915 September 3
Has heard no opposition to his candidacy for Congress in 2nd district thinks he should decide to run.

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Floching, Pearl to Sutherland
1914 February 16

P.F. Floching to Sutherland
1917 April 10
Seeks Sutherland's assistance in obtaining a position with the Secret Service division of the War Dept.

Sutherland to P.F. Floching
1917 April 13
To obtain a position with the Secret Service, one must have a legal education. Will send application if these requirements are met.

Floching, P.F. to Sutherland
1917 June 26
Seeks a letter of recommendation.

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1917 June 29
Seeks a letter of general endorsement for P.F. Floching.

Sutherland to P.F. Floching
1917 July 6
Encloses letter of endorsement. [copy follows]

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1917 July 6
Thanks him for his note.

Z.T. Vinnson to Sutherland
1917 July 7
Sends a letter of endorsement for Mr. Floching.

Florain, W.C. to Sutherland
1911 January 4
Recommends Frank Peebles for position as journal page.

Sutherland to W.C. Florain
1911 January 6
Will give careful attention to matter concerning F. Peebles, but cannot give any definite promises.

Florain, W.C. to Sutherland
1915 December 9
Informs that Sutherland will be used as a reference to bank Presidents.

Sutherland to W.C. Florain
1915 December 10
Will happily recommend Florain. Wishes him success.

Florain, W.C. to Sutherland
1915 December 31
Invites Sutherland to be part of the Organization Board. Explains stock, arrangements, and dividends.

Sutherland to W.C. Florain
1916 January 8
Will be pleased to be associated with the matter previously described.

Florain, W.C. to Sutherland
1916 January 24
Would like Sutherland to provide legal advice and counsel. The mines should be organized within two months.

Sutherland to W.C. Florain
1916 January 27
Is pleased with the offer, but is not an attorney.

Sutherland to E.H. Flynn
1912 April 10
Wants to know if there is a demand for another candidate for Congressman-at-large. Ask if he would be acceptable as such a candidate.

Flynn, E.H. to Sutherland
n.d.
Has heard his name favorably spoken of for Congressman-at-large but cannot personally advise him on matter. Thinks Roosevelt could win.

Sutherland to E.H. Flynn
1912 April 13
Has been working hard to organize Randolph County for Roosevelt. Will advise him (Flynn) if he decides to enter Congressman race.

Sutherland to G.N. Flynn
1912 May 23
Encloses a circular. Seeks his support in race for Congressman-at-large.

Sutherland to Owen Flynn
1912 April 12
Expresses his views on lobbyists and lobby. Will decide in few days if he will run for Congressman.

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Ford, V. Howard to Sutherland
1914 June 15
Needs 400.00 at once and ask his assistance in matter. Discusses why he needs the funds and manner which it will be paid back.

Sutherland to V. Howard Ford
1914 June 17
Unable to loan him the money. Explains why.

Sutherland to Major Clyde Ford
1915 January 7
Received his remembrance and good wishes for holidays and reciprocate the same.

Sutherland to Dept. of Agriculture
1911 June 5
Discusses act recently passed providing for the Appalachian forest reserve.

Sutherland to Forester Dept. of Agriculture
1911 June -
Request circular regarding proposals for land. Discusses the matter.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1910 April 25
Seeks support of Senator Grimes for his support of Sutherland for president of Senate. Wishes him every success in campaign.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1910 June 2
Thinks if he gets busy can be nominated as Senate President. Will do all he can to help him if he is elected.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1910 June 4
Informs him that it is impossible to carry Randolph Co. for him but feels he can win without it. Sends best wishes and regards.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1910 June 8
Letter of introduction concerning. Informs him the feeling in his own county makes it useless for him to continue effort in Randolph County.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1910 June 13
Regrets he lost nomination. Thinks he conducted a clean and honorable campaign. Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1911 January 13
Anxious to learn how he will organize his body but knows he will do what is best for the state and the Republican party. Would be pleased to have letter as to condition in body and the political situation over the state.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1911 February 14
Advises him that the quartermaster Corps is filled. Informs him that differences has been settled and the work of the senate is proceeding rapidly. Many bills have been introduced, but thinks only a few will pass. Thinks 8 or 10 Republicans will vote for prohibition amendment but doubts if it passes the senate. Election of Clarence Watson by Democrats has split.

Forman, L. C. to Sutherland
1911 October 17
As member of the Community to draft rules and regulations for state primary election, request his views and assistance in the matter.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1911 October 20
Advises him to get a copy of the Coffman bill which can serve as a basic for compiling primary rules and regulation. Thinks Republicans and Democrats should hold primaries on same day. Will attend meeting if advised on date.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1911 November 9
Discusses the results of the committee meeting relative to primary election laws.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1911 November 16
Read of his committee meeting at Parkersburg. Trust the committee adapts plan similar to that suggested by Mr. Lilly.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1911 November 18
Committee did not adopt the Lilly plan - but he is satisfied with the state as the unit form.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1912 March 5
Informs him that number of people urging him to become candidate for Congressman-at-Large. Wants his views on matter.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1912 March 8
Informs him that Sutherland can beat Teter for nomination. He will support the strongest and cleanest man out for the office.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1912 March 13
Still undecided about enter race. Discusses situation detrimental to running for office. Thinks if primary was safely guarded by law, it would be a different proposition.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1912 April 5
Although he has been asked to run for congressman- at-large, is doubtful he will. Republican party success is more important than anything else. Understands he is sick of the running.

Forman, L.J. to G.A. Bolden
1912 April 5
contents same as preceding one.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1912 April 8
Is still giving much thought to becoming candidate for congressman-at-large. Did not intend in last letter to give him impression he was out of the running. Hopes he has his support should he decide to enter the race.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1912 April 9
Informs him of letters sent to various newspapers. Will decide in few days if he plans to enter race. Wonders if there is ample time to campaign successfully. Request his judgment on matter.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1912 April 10
Informs him that he is not a candidate and will not interfere with his candidacy. Discusses their last letters. Thinks he will add strength to the ticket. Offers his support.

Sutherland to L.J. Forman
1912 May 24
Thanks him for recent letter. Is encouraged at the prospect of winning - but does not think anyone can realize work that must be done prior to the primary.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1917 March 10
Local man wants government (Navy) job - hopes he can furnish data regarding prospects of same.

Sutherland to Forman, L.J.
1917 March 16
Informs him that Applications for painter jobs must be filed by 17th in order to be accepted. Encloses application and instructions even though it is too late to submit form.

Forman, L.J. to Sutherland
1917 March 19
Will give form to man wanting government job.

Sutherland to G.M. Fortney
1912 May 13
Informs him of his decision to become a candidate - seeks his support.

Forrest, Arthur to Sutherland
1917 September 4
Wants to know who wrote the amendment to the post office appropriation bill. Says several parties have been trying to force mail carriers to pay 10% of their claims - wonders if they can collect. He and other carriers gave W.D. Brown power-of-attorney to collect their claim.

Sutherland to Arthur Forrest
1917 September 5
Informs him that through the influence of mail carriers the House and Senate passed the appropriation bill to improve carriers condition. Informs him there is no way anyone should collect 10% or any percent.

Sutherland to J.C. Koons
1917 September 7
Encloses copies of A. Forrest and his letter relative to the collection from mail carriers. Thinks matter deserves his attention.

__________ to Sutherland
1917 September 12
Replies to the matter concerning Arthur Forrest. Cites Act of Congress dealing with the paying of agents or attorneys for any alleged services in connection with appropriation.

Sutherland to Arthur Forrest
1917 September 14
Cites the quotation from the Act of Congress which made the provision for the payment would be a voluntary matter up to the carriers.

Fordyer, I.L. Mayor to Sutherland
1917 November 12
On behalf of city of Pennsboro thanks him for his assistance in road construction.

Sutherland to I.L. Fordyer
1917 November 27
Acknowledge the resolution for concerning his recent assistance.

Fought, G.P. to Sutherland
1916 January 21
Thanks him for recent courtesies.

Fought, G.P. to Sutherland
1917 August 8
Request that weekly and newspapers be compensated by government next Liberty Bond sale.

Sutherland to G.P. Fought
1917 August 9
As former newspaper editor realizes the cost which newspaper incurred advertising the bond sale. Offers to correct the matter.

Fought, R. E. to Sutherland
1917 December 1
Request his assistance in the closing of Baltimore and Ohio Railway Company station at Palestine.

Sutherland to R.E. Fought
1917 December 5
Informs him that his assistance relative to the Palestine railway station may be more harmful a petition and mailing to B & O Railroad president.

Sutherland to J.F. Redmond
1918 January 19
Advises that he has not received any protests from publishers of daily newspapers against government control of the news print paper industry.

Redmond, John F. to Sutherland
1918 January 31
Thanks him for information.

Gipe, James to Sutherland
1912 September 16
As recently appointed official delegates to the 4th National Conservation Congress they are enclosing his proper credentials and information he will need for up-coming meeting.

Gipe, James to Sutherland
1912 September 27
[contents of letter same as preceding one]

Sutherland to Charles Fowler
1916 September 29
Encloses check for publication.

Fowler, L.B. to Sutherland
1917 February 1
Informs him that fire insurance policy was delivered to Mrs. Sutherland.

Sutherland to L.D. Fowler
1912 December 19
Wants to know if Deer Creek timber is still on market, amount of acreage and commission that will be paid in event of a sale.

Fowler, L.D. to Sutherland
1912 December 28
Has delayed replying to his inquiry concerning Deer Creek timber unit hearing from Mr. Hoffmann on matter. Thinks Hoffmann confused that property with another tract. Deer Creek land is known on market.

Fowley L.D. to Sutherland
1913 January 27
Will inform him if Deer Creek tract is placed on market.

Sutherland to L.R. Fowler
1917 January 15
Encloses check.

Sutherland to S.B. Fowler
1913 January 2
Wants to know what acreage of hand wood timber he can he handle. He has several tracts on market but will try to locate smaller one if he is interested.

Sutherland to S.B. Fowler
1913 January 16
Wants to be informed if land becomes available.

Fox, B.B. to Sutherland
1911 February 4
On behalf of United Commercial Travelers of America request his aid in obtaining employment at Jim Crow Cars for West Virginia.

Fox L.M. to Sutherland
1917 March
Request returning data.

Sutherland to L.M. Fox
1917 March 26
Is sending him requested copies of books concerning cattle and horses.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1911 February 9
Democrats in his area found it hard to believe Republicans did so well. They (Democrat) here thought the Senate action in seating Campbell illegal and not parliamentary in nature. Mentions B. H. Hiner, H. M. Calhoun, Watson, and Chilton.

Fox Typewriter Co. A.W. to Sutherland
1913 December 31
Reminds him that his company has not received answer to their letter concerning Boyd M. Smith.

Sutherland to Fox Typewriter Co.
1914 January 2
Had to determine which Smith of Elkins they were referring to before answering inquiry. Recommends Boyd Smith for employment.

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Frame, Nat J. to Sutherland
1912 April 18
Informs him no local Republican are running for office. Thinks if he let it be known what he stands for.

Sutherland to Frame, Nat O.
1912 April 15
too faint to read

Sutherland to Frame, Nat O.
1912 April 22
Discusses his platform if he should decide to run for congressman-at-large. Reference made to district meetings and results.

Sutherland to Frame, Nat T.
1912 October 29
Is mailing him a copy of the editorial published in Marchtinsburg Herald.

Sutherland to Nat. T. Frame
n.d.
Attributes all the votes he received in Berkeley County to his hard work.

Frame, Nat. T. to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Personally, pleased that Sutherland ran ahead in Berkeley Co than the rest on the State ticket.

Sutherland to N.T. Frame
1912 November 7
Gratified at the success achieved by Republican party in WV. Thanks him for editorial which he is certain was helpful to him.

Frame, N.T. to Sutherland
1912 December 28
Wants to know if he can suggest organization corp. he can contact concerning development of fruit industry on undeveloped land.

Sutherland to Nat. Frame
1913 January 2
Discusses undeveloped land in West Virginia which is suitable for fruit culture. Suggest contacting A.D. Williams in Pocahontas County.

Sutherland to S.A. Franklin
1912 May 24
Advises that he will not stoop to purchase any man's vote.

Frazier, Mrs. James C. to Sutherland
1915 September 9
Understands he is coming to Berkeley Springs. Invites him to speak to the Equal Suffrage league.

Sutherland to Mrs. J.C. Frazier
1915 September 10
Informs her that it is impossible to make address in Berkeley Springs on Monday. Reminds her that while he voted for Equal Suffrage movement, he does not plan to take an active part in it since he is in another "fight." Will vote again for submission if opportunity occurs.

Sutherland to Mrs. J.C. Frazier
1915 September 10
Regrets that he is unable to attend league meeting. [telegram]

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Fred, Elizabeth to Sutherland
1914 ----
Encloses tickets to benefit play which she hopes he will purchase. Congratulates him on election win.

Sutherland's Secretary to Elizabeth Fred
1914 November 23
Informs her Sutherland is out of office, but is forwarding her letter to his Elkins home.

Sutherland's Secretary to Elizabeth Fred
1914 November 28
Returning tickets since Mr. Sutherland unable to return in time for performance.

Fredlock, Dr. A.M. to Sutherland
1911 February 8
Advises him that the Elkins Fair Association adopted resolution asking him to vote against Anti-Pool bill.

Sutherland to Dr. A.M. Fredlock
1911 February 11
Informs him that he will see what the current status of Anti-Pool bill is and will give matter serious consideration.

Sutherland to Frederick
1910 November 22
Recent election.

Sutherland to G.W. Freeman
1915 July 26
Will be glad he can furnish supply of spring chickens at once. Questions the price.

Freeman, G.W. to Sutherland
1915 July 28
Informs him his store can ship a coop of young poultry next time. Quotes price of same. Will furnish what he needs in future.

Sutherland to G.W. Freeman
1915 August 2
Request chickens he shipped along with statement.

Sutherland to G.W. Freeman
1915 August 26
Wants another coop of chickens same weight. Wants price of his eggs and potatoes.

Freeman, George to Sutherland
1915 September 28
Informs him that shipment of chickens will arrive soon. Unable to supply eggs. Thinks they can furnish potatoes.

Freeman, George W. to Sutherland
1915 October 19
Informs him that last chicken coop was not received. Request Express Receipt for same.

Sutherland to George W. Freeman
1915 October 25
Discusses the missing coop. Orders additional chickens and eggs.

Sutherland to G.W. Freeman
1915 October 29
Encloses requested Express receipts. Will advise him on ordering hog.

Freeman, G.W. to Sutherland
1915 November 1
Encloses circular letter from H. Roy Waugh. Thinks it might interest him.

Sutherland to George W. Freeman
1915 November 2
Thanks him for circular letter. Explains that there would be no conflict even if he runs for Congress or United States Senate.

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Sutherland to Carroll V. Frick
1913 January 14
Received her recent circular letter in regard to addressing franking slips. Will contact her if he can find use of her service.

Friedlaender and Oliven Co. to Sutherland
1912 January 26
Company saw his ad in American Lumberman and inquiries he has any white oak timber in non- mountainous area.

Sutherland to Professor H.W. French
1912 May 24
Advises his class on the proper way to write and mail letters.

Frost, E.A. to Sutherland
1912 November 8
Congratulates him on win.

Sutherland to E.A. Frost
1912 November 11
Thanks him for note. Hopes to see him soon.

Frye, J. Ed to Sutherland
1912 March 3
Found out from Grimes he most likely will enter Congressman-at-large race. Will vote for him.

Frye, J. Ed. to Sutherland
1912 May 12
Glad he has decided to run. Offers his service.

Frye, J. Ed. to Sutherland
1916 February 6
Informs him that the Herald is in position to talk Republicanism stronger than ever. Urges him to run for office and hopes they can publish his initial announcement.

Sutherland to J.Ed. Frye
1916 February 7
Discusses his possible candidacy for office. Will advise him when definite decision is made.

Frye, J. Ed. to Sutherland
1916 February 8
Informs him that Ex-Governor White is not a strong candidate, and that Hite is practically unknown. Urges him to enter race. Wants to be informed promptly of his decision.

Frye, J. Ed to Sutherland
1916 February 10
Informs his recent political discussion is favorable to him. Majority think Sutherland is strongest in Second Congressional District. Thinks if he won U.S. Senate seat it would be worth - while to Republican Party - if he lost people in Second Congressional District would also suffer. Advises him to make definite decision soon.

Sutherland to J. Ed. Frye
1916 February 11
Hopes he will not tie up on either candidates. Has not decided - but Senate race look most attractive. Is weighing matter carefully. Will advise on decision.

Frye, J. Edward to Sutherland
1916 February 12
Discusses his responsibility to the newspaper and its coverage. Urges him to make a decision in order to print announcement in paper.

Frye, J. Edward to Sutherland
1916 February 17
Discusses Sutherland's popularity with public. Will look forward to recovering his announcement for U.S. Senate nomination.

Sutherland to J. Edward Frye
1916 February 17
Thanks him for complimentary expressions. Will make next week definite announcement of his candidacy one way or the other.

Sutherland's Secretary to J. Edward Frye
1916 February 18
Informs him Sutherland out of his office but will refer his letter to him upon return.

Frye, J. Edward to Sutherland
1916 February 23
Eagerly waited his announcement. Hopes to see him on Friday.

Sutherland to J. Edward Frye
1916 February 26
Will make announcement regarding his candidacy within next few days.


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