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BOX 5

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[Hagerstown Bank]
John B. Kieffer to Sutherland
1915 December 9
Will not be able to handle the large note for the Laurel River Lumber Company.

Hagner, R.H. to Sutherland
1917 January 26
Wants to show him a house on Connecticut Avenue.

Sutherland to R.H. Hagner
1917 January 29
Acknowledges letter regarding house in Washington.

Hagner, R.H. to Sutherland
1917 January 29
Anxious to show him rental house.

Sutherland to R.H. Hagner
1917 February 5
Thinks rental house too large for his family. Will confer on other property.

Hagner, R.H. to Sutherland
1917 February 6
Discusses cost of rental house.

Sutherland to R.H. Hagner
1917 February 8
Will take the rental matter up with him later.

Hall, J. Elliot to Sutherland
1916 July 20
Has been handed the land deal located in Monroe and Greenbrier Counties by Mr. Pendleton for Mr. Pugh. Seeks further information on the tract of timber land.

Hall, J. Elliott to Sutherland
1916 July 20
Request the prospectus he mentioned in earlier letter in regard to Monroe-Greenbrier County timber land he has for sale.

Sutherland to J. Elliott Hall
1916 July 26
Discusses their business relationship, provides additional information regarding the 5,000 acre timber tract.

Sutherland to J. Elliott Hall
1916 July 26
Discusses the negotiation of the Monroe- Greenbrier County timber tract.

Hall, N.I. to Sutherland
1913 December 4
Is considering renting B. Elkins house. Wants to know if heating furnace satisfactory.

Sutherland to W.I. Hall
1913 December 6
Warns him not to rent Blaine Elkins house. Discusses his experience dealing with owner.

Hall, N.I. to Sutherland
1913 December 9
Informs him that he has agreed to rent Elkins house. Destroyed his letter regarding same.

Hall, N.I. to Sutherland
1914 January 5
Received renewal note. Explains check they sent was to cover exemption due him.

Sutherland to N.I. Hall
1914 January 7
Thanks him for tax data.

Sutherland to N.I. Hall
1914 January 28
Wants enclosed release certified and delivered to J.C. Canfield provided he paid $350.00 note.

Sutherland to N.I. Hall
1914 January 28
Encloses I.R.S. letter.

Sutherland to N.I. Hall
1914 January 31
Wants to be advised on status of Canfield's note.

Hall, N.I. to Sutherland
1914 February 2
Canfield note paid and release delivered.

Sutherland to Sepimius Hall
1915 April 28
Daughter needs information regarding Odd Fellows Home for college project.

Hallanan, W.S. to Sutherland
1914 December 30
Informs him that his commission signed by Governor is being mailed.

Sutherland to W.S. Hallanan
1915 January 4
Request duplicate of his commission covering his re-election to Congress.

Hallanan W.S. to Sutherland
1915 January 23
Work load heavy due to legislature. Certificate (duplicate) being sent. Hope he can attend session and offer ideas to party.

Sutherland to W.S. Hallanan
1915 January 25
Received Governor's invitation. Hopes to attend session.

Sutherland to E.G. Halley
1913 April 11
He is satisfied that the policy in question (Policy #1115) was not issued by the company because of the carelessness of a temporary employee.

Sutherland to E.G. Halley
1913 April 11
Has no record of issuing policy. Believes office help destroyed it without realizing it was necessary to return it to the company. Asks what can be done.

Sutherland to Hancher
1914 May 7
Wants Osiris Shrine buttons and their price.

Hancher, Charles N. to Sutherland
1914 May 8
Sending buttons for his selection

Sutherland to Charles N. Hancher
1914 May 11
Returning buttons - wants one with name "Osiris" on it.

Hancher, Charles N. to Sutherland
1914 May 12
Will order button if he so desires.

Albert Hancock Insurance Co. to Sutherland
1913 April 3
Discusses his account.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1912 November 15
Forwarded his letter to Moore and Keppel & Co. Advised them not to hold up payment of note on account of Mr. Rigers idle talk. Will look after taxes of the Valley Co.

Hanifan, L.J. to Sutherland
1915 August 23
Informs him that Sutherland's daughter seeks teaching position in Charleston. Advises she will likely hear from Superintendent regarding an opening at Charleston High.

Sutherland to Professor L.J. Hanifan
1915 August 25
Acknowledges his letter regarding daughter's desire to teach. Believes she is well qualified.

Harding, Clarence L. to Sutherland
1915 February 2
Wants him to write letter of recommendation.

Sutherland to C.L. Harding
1914 February 4
Encloses requested letter recommending him as architect. [Copy of Sutherland letter to Kerens follows].

Hardman Lumber Company to Sutherland
1916 February 19
Acknowledges check for building supplies.

Sutherland to William E. Hardman
1912 May 15
Hopes they both win.

Hare, T.M. to Sutherland
1910 November 30
Discusses the Senate Presidency. Would like G.A. Bollen appointed Clerk should republicans succeed in organizing the Senate Bolden favors Sutherland for pre. Suggest he write Bolder.

Sutherland to T.M. Hare
1910 December 2
Thinks he can muster enough votes to secure Senate Presidency. Thinks it is important that those who favor the submission of Prohibition Amendment pick out their candidates in advance and vote solidly for him otherwise the other follows will secure that strength position for him.

Hare, T. M. to Sutherland
1910 December 7
Thinks Senator England chances of election to Senate Presidency is hopeless. Suggest he write Smith Flynn and others assuring them of his keen interest passage of the prohibition amendment.

Sutherland to Rev. T. Hare
1911 January 1
Thanks him for submitting his name to James B. Marchks Company. Will see him in Charleston.

Hare, T. M. to Sutherland
1911 January 5
Thinks there will be no problem managing Republican senators. Shocked of death strenuous fight between McGraw, Watson and others.

Harmer, Harvey to Sutherland
1915 September 4
Discusses recent pension claim. Thinks if senatorial race was between he and Hatfield, Sutherland would win.

Sutherland to Harvey W. Harmer
1915 September 6
His findings show White has little support but will gain strength. There should be room for a candidate not backed by special interest groups.

Harmison, M.S. to Sutherland
1912 November 12
Congratulates him on election win.

Sutherland to M.S. Harmison
1912 November 15
Appreciates his kind words. Says party must re-unite in order to be victorious again next few years.

Harper, Carl B. to Sutherland
1914 September7
Wants assistance in locating employment.

Sutherland to Carl B. Harper
1914 September 8
Encloses a letter he may use in seeking employment [copy follows].

Sutherland to J.M. Harper
1910 November 11
Forwarding enclosure to State Tax Commissioner and suggests audit of Pendleton County matter he wrote about

Sutherland to J.M. Harper
1910 November 22
Informs that state accountants will be in Pendleton County as soon as feasible. Will take matter up with State Tax Commission personally.

Sutherland to J.M. Harper
1912 May 8
Request he and other Pendleton County voter give him their support. Will not renew insurance unless instructed to do so.

Sutherland to J.F. Harrison
1912 May 24
Thanks him for support.

Harrison, J. Forsyth to Sutherland
1912 November 8
Will send tabulated vote of Hancock County as soon as published. Congratulates him on win.

Sutherland to Col. J.F. Harrison
1912 November 13
Agrees with him regarding party data on Oregon tract. Wants to know what become of Mr. Steeles people and if there is activity in timber in Georgia and Florida.

Harrison, William to Sutherland
1914 January 14
A friend, F.L. Finkensteadt, is moving to Washington. Hopes they can become friends.

Sutherland to William Harrison
1914 January 19
His friend Finkensteadt has not appeared. Will be glad to assist him. Invites he and wife for visit.

Hart, E.A. to Sutherland
1912 November 9
Explains and justifies his recent political commitments. Will mail the election tabulations of Hancock County as soon as they are prepared.

Sutherland to E.A. Hart
1912 November 12
Appreciates his political position on recent issues. Appreciates his support in the recent election.

Hart, E.A. to Sutherland
1912 November 15
Encloses tabulated vote of Hancock County.

Sutherland to E.A. Hart
1912 November 16
Thanks him for election information.

Hartman, W.H. to Sutherland
1916 May 23
Hopes to meet him some time in Washington. Met their daughter in Virginia.

Hartley, Charles to Sutherland
1912 December 5
Congratulates him on win. Will give Mr. Hodges case consideration.

Sutherland to Charles Hartley
1912 December 13
Hopes he finds duties in Legislature agreeable. Warns that Republicans cannot make the same mistakes as Democrats did two years ago.

Sutherland to H.A. Hartley
1912 May 13
Request his support.

Harvey G.B. to Sutherland
1911 February 3
Urges support of Elkins charter. [telegram follows regarding same]

Sutherland to Dr. G.B. Harvey
1911 February 13
Submitted Senate bill regarding Elkins charter. Trusts it will pass third reading.

Sutherland to Dr. G.B. Harvey
1916 March 18
Encloses letter to Deed of Trust from Fenner Hart. Advises him to see Tremble and then meet with Hart to go over matter.

Sutherland to Edward Harwood
1912 May 10
Requests his support.

Hartzwell, Benjamin to Sutherland
1911 February 14
Discusses the School for the Blind at Romney.

Hartzwell, Benjamin to Sutherland
1915 January 28
Encourages him to become candidate for state senator.

Sutherland to Benjamin Hartzwell
1915 January 29
Appreciates his suggestion regarding becoming a candidate. May cast his hat in ring if public sentiment strong.

Hartzell, B.F. to Sutherland
1915 March 10
Describes his house which is for sale or rent.

Hartzwell, B.F. to Sutherland
1915 March 10
Discusses property.

Sutherland to B.F. Hartzell
1915 March 26
Friends made other arrangements.

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__________ to Sutherland
1910 June 6
Wants money to buy note.

Sutherland to D.B. Harman
1912 November 15
Has received letter regarding Mr. Keller and Oregon land tract. Desires a complete description of the property. Inquires about Mr. Steele's people and the land on Mule Creek.

Harman, D.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 19
Is mailing the mistletoe by express mail. A man will soon be coming to view Mule Creek property. Wishes him a happy holiday season.

Harman, D.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 24
Wants data regarding freight rates on timber. Has party interested in Mule Creek tract.

Sutherland to Dr. D.B. Harman
1912 December 24
Advises that Steele should be persuaded to stay on property since he is knowledgeable in the lumber business.

Sutherland to D.B. Harman
1913 January 2
Received data regarding freight rates. Hopes Steele will remain there to show property.

Harman, M.H. to Sutherland
1913 January 23
Returning renewal certificate of Shannon Hardman, who is no longer an employee with the company.

Sutherland to Preston Harmon
1912 January 6
Repaying money. Hopes his new position agreeable.

Sutherland to Preston Harmon
1912 April 19
Encloses resolutions for Republicans of his district to vote on. Expects solid delegation from his district at both conventions.

Harmon, Preston to Sutherland
1912 April 19
Informs him that Pastoen spent day in town_ fears he done "lots of dirt". Advise Sutherland to come over in morning train.

Harman, Preston to Sutherland
1913 June 11
Encloses note that needs his signature.

Harman, Preston to Sutherland
1913 October 13
Encloses two notes. Needs them signed and returned.

Sutherland to Preston Harman
1913 October 15
Endorsed his brother's note. Invites him for visit.

Harman, Preston to Sutherland
1914 February 7
Informs that Sutherland is away from Washington - will contact him later.

Harman, Preston to Sutherland
1914 June 5
Encloses his brother's note for endorsement. Wants his views on get-together idea.

Harmon, Preston to Sutherland
1914 October 5
Encloses note for endorsement.

Sutherland to Preston Harmon
1914 October 6
Returns endorsed note. Ask for his support - elections are soon.

Harman, Preston to Sutherland
1915 January 29
Encloses note for his endorsement.

Sutherland to Preston Harman
1915 January 30
Encloses endorsed note. Thought he would get Charleston position. Asks how Keim advised on matter.

Sutherland to Preston Harman
1915 November 9
Discusses Upper Glade Fork and Laurel Fork property. Thinks its ideal for grazing.

Harman, Preston to Sutherland
1916 January 29
Informs that he had no knowledge of Effie asking Ed and him for money in connection to his supposed Senatorial aspirations.

Sutherland to Preston Harman
1916 January 31
Enclose signed note. Gives Allen's address.

Harman, Preston to Sutherland
1916 February 9
Discusses political situation in Elkins. Hopes his eyes are improved.

Sutherland to Preston Harman
1916 February 10
Expects to be in county soon and will discuss matters with him. Running for Senate looks better.

Jr. Harmon, Simon Dr. to Sutherland
1912 May 11
Cannot attend convention unless expenses are paid. Was told to contact him regarding matter.

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Sutherland to Harris and Erving
1913 June 19
Encloses note for his endorsement.

Sutherland to Harris and Ewing
1913 June 10
Acknowledges receipt of two pictures.

Sutherland to James W. Harris
1914 April 6
Family sees John daily. Thinks it will be sometime before Miss Vogt regains normal state of mind. Making plans to visit. thinks it was unwise for U.S. to admit anything in regard to Panama Canal - tall matter.

Harris, James W. to Sutherland
1914 November 12
Sends families congratulations on win. Wants his family to visit.

Harris, James W. to Sutherland
1914 November 14
Discusses results of election. Undecided if family will move to Washington. Regret they are not able to see more of Missouri relatives. Like his support on same.

Sutherland to James W. Harris
1916 January 31
Has been in the hospital for a week with an eye problem. Had no idea that Effie wrote to them regarding money for a senatorial campaign.

Harris, L.N. to Sutherland
1912 February 3
Discusses political options for upcoming primary.

Harris, N.E. to Sutherland
1912 November 9
Will send rent soon. Wants to know if he has another farm for rent.

Sutherland to N.E. Harris
1912 November 15
Has no farms for rent. Suggests he contact Pat Cain regarding matter.

Harris, N.E. to Sutherland
1913 March 27
Encloses check for rent.

Sutherland to N.E. Harris
1913 March 28
Acknowledges check.

Harris, R. & Co. to Sutherland
1913 January 31
Unable to order mirror. Wants to know if he wants mirror and brush repaired.

Sutherland to R. Harris and Co.
1913 February 8
Wants his silver mirror returned. Will confine his buying to a company whose representation can be depended upon.

Sutherland to R. Harris & Co.
1913 February 13
Regrets his attitude and thinks it is unreasonable in regard to mirror.

Sutherland to R. Harris & Company
1913 February 14
Is greatly disappointed in the recent events that have occurred.

Sutherland to W.C. Harris
1916 January 10
Received a poem presumes Harris wrote. Hopes it is long time before anyone takes his place. [copy of verses follows]

Harris, W.C. to Sutherland
1916 June 21
Wants him to speak at Fulton, Missouri, homecoming.

Sutherland's Secretary to W.C. Harris
1916 June 23
Acknowledges his letter to Sutherland who is away from office.

Sutherland to W.C. Harris
1916 July 3
Effie and he attended son's Yale Commencement. Will be unable to attend homecoming.

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Harris, John T. to Sutherland
1910 December 30
Requests his support for re-election as Senate Clerk.

Sutherland to John T. Harris
1911 January 1
Will support him providing it does not create conflict.

Harris, John T. to Sutherland
1911 February 27
Encloses funds for warrant. Discusses limits of the warrant.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1911 March 2
Thanks him in matter of warrant.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1911 March 4
Will mail Senate Journals at later date.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1911 March 4
Authorizes him to delete point of order be made at Senate session.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1911 March 7
Taken care of matter concerning expunging a point of order he made. Will Mail Senate journals and copy of general appropriation bill.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1911 March 28
Senate Bill #188 did not pass House.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1912 May 14
Wishes him success in race for Congressman-at-large. Read favorable comments regarding him in Parsons Advocate.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1912 May 24
Will let him know outcome of election.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1912 November 7
Will let him know final result of election. Will take advantage of his invitation.

Harris, John T. to Sutherland
1913 ------
Discusses job prospect.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1913 September 1
Discusses his work plans. Hopes he can get transfer.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1913 September 1
Has not received his letter. Will try to help get him transferred. He is office and house hunting.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1913 September 3
Received letters (copies) sent to Department of Justice. Glad to hear of possible transfer.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1913 September 5
Thinks Democratic representatives can be more beneficial than he regarding the transfer he seeks. Still have not decided on house.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1913 September 8
Glad he will look into prospects for him. Will be in Arkansas all of September.

Harris, J.T. to Champ Clark
1913 September 10
Requests his assistance in obtaining job transfer.

Harris, J.T. to U.S. Attorney General
1913 September 10
Applies for position in Department of Justice.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1913 September 12
Will do all he can to assist him in getting transfer.

Jameson, W.E. to John T. Harris
1913 September 13
Acknowledges letters. Will write to Mr. Clark regarding his transfer.

Clark, Champ to J.T. Harris
1913 September 14
Received his letter. Will write to Attorney General McReynolds recommending transfer.

Sutherland to J.W. Davis
1913 September 18
Recommends J.T. Harris for position with Department of Justice.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1913 September 19
Received note. Is doing all he can regarding Harris job transfer.

Davis, John W. to Sutherland
1913 September 19
Informs that he will do all he can on behalf of J.T. Harris.

Graham, Assistant Attorney General to J.T. Harris
1913 September 19
Discuses job application form.

Graham, Assistant Attorney General to Champ Clark
1913 September 19
Acknowledges his letter relative to J.T. Harris. Will give him special consideration.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1913 September 20
Plans to see Attorney General Clark regarding his job transfer.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1913 September 22
Encloses his job application. Appreciates Sutherland's personal efforts on his behalf.

Clark, Champ to W.E. Jameson
1913 September 22
Encloses letter from Department of Justice.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1913 September 27
Forwarded his application with a letter to Attorney General.

Sutherland to Attorney General
1913 September 27
Recommends J.T. Harris for transfer to Department of Justice.

Sutherland to Champ Clark
1913 September 27
Will be glad to join him in requesting job transfer for Harris.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1913 September 29
Discusses steps he has taken regarding the job transfer of Harris. Expects family in Washington.

Sutherland to J.W. Davis
1913 September 29
Seeks his assistance in transfer of J.T. Harris to Justice Department.

Sutherland to J.C. McReynolds
1913 September 29
Recommends J.T. Harris for position with Justice Department.

Graham, Assistant Attorney General to Sutherland
1913 September 30
Informs him that no vacancies are available. Limitation upon transfers would be obstacle in his case.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1913 September 30
Will write to Assistant Attorney General. Leaving for home.

Sutherland to S.J. Graham
1913 September 30
Recommends Harris for position.

Graham, Assistant Attorney General to Sutherland
1913 October 13
Acknowledges receipt of recent letter. Is pleased with information regarding John T. Harris.

Stabler, H.O. to Forest Supervisor, Ark
1913 December 6
Arrangement has been made to transfer Mr. John T. Harris. Discusses arrangements.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1914 January 7
Expected him during holidays. Will take transfer matter up with Department of Justice.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1914 January 31
Heard of his committee appointment regarding strike investigation. Hopes to see him in St. Louis.

Sutherland to J.W. Davis
1914 January 29
Wants to know if Harris has chance of job transfer. Recommends him for position.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1914 November 1
Wishes him luck in election. Plans to go to Missouri then Washington.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1914 November 4
Expresses happiness over Sutherland's election to Congress [telegram].

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1914 November 6
Appreciates his letter and telegram. Effie and he send love to Missouri relations.

Harris, J.T. to Sutherland
1914 --- --
Encloses his work schedule.

Sutherland to A.G. Houriet
1915 January 7
Appreciates good wishes.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1914 February 3
Uncertain of his travel schedule. Believes vacancy in Department of Justice will turn up.

Sutherland to Harris, John T.
1915 January 15
Informs him that he has been selected once again to fulfill the Senate clerk's position. He is very competent and skilled at the position.

Sutherland to J.T. Harris
1916 October 5
Sorry he could not spend evening with Sophia and he. Campaign keeping him busy.

Harris, John T. to Sutherland
1916 November 4
Congratulates him on his election to Congress. Explains upcoming travel plans. [telegram]

Sutherland to John T. Harris
1916 November 6
Has not received official confirmation of the election results. Effie and children are well.

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Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1913 July 20
Encloses yearly receipt card.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1913 August 30
Has statement on wells and will take charge of leases. Nothing accomplished at Strother well. Will forward Elk Game Realty co. statements. Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1913 September3
Wants to know why nothing has been accomplished in regard to Strother well. Request reports on wells conditions.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1913 September 6
Reports on wells. Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1913 September 8
Discusses bad luck and management of Strother well. Wants to be kept informed on all wells.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1913 September 12
Encloses statement for oil, gas wells. Fairmont Gas Co. laying pipe to Hacker well.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1913 OctÐ1917€br> The situation at the Strother well is the same. Recommends putting a gas engine at the Thrasher well. Has a sample of gas from the Haggerty well.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1913 October 22
Informs the Haggerty and Thrasher well need repairs in order to be productive. Wants to know if he is willing to share expense.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1913 October 25
Wants to know what expense is necessary regarding wells. Is willing to stand his pro-rate expense on wells. Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1913 December 16
Encloses papers for his signature to sale of oil at Hagerty well.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1913 December 16
Encloses papers for him signature relative to sale of oil at Hagerty well. Discusses Thrasher and Hacker well.

Sutherland to Fennner Hart
1913 December 17
Signed papers. Wants report of wells.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1914 January 15
Encloses division sheet for his signature.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1914 February 2
Received dividend check which is disappointing. Wants immediate report on other wells as he is leaving for Colorado.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1914 May 5
Received statements but without checks. Thinks Strother well should be drilled deep. Wants more frequent reports.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1915 January 7
Fears stockholders will not agree to pay assessment. Suggest alternative to way pay well expenses. Thinks continued precaution should be taken in regard to well flooding.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1915 January 7
Wants to be advised of wells test results and cost of another boring. Also, wants information on Hager & Hagerty wells.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1915 February 3
Discusses Strother and Thrasher well operations. Willing to have dividends held up until assessments are paid. Wants drill report on Strother well.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1915 February 5
Discusses production of Thrasher well. Can drill Strother well as he suggested but thinks they should drill on another location. May have rental trouble if assessments are not received soon.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1915 February 6
Discusses production, cost etc. of Thrasher, Strother, and Hacker wells. Money tight, unsure if he can arrange to invest in new well.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1915 March 6
Encloses statement of Strother well. Discusses production of Thrasher & Hacker wells. No relief on money matter.

A.D. Neill to Sutherland
1915 March 9
Encloses list of stockholders of the Hacker well.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1915 March 11
Wants to know if dividend information is correct. Hopes he can manage drilling difficulties until work is done.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1915 March 12
Explains dividends. Money needed to pay Stewart and Coltram. Hopes he can raise necessary money.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1915 March 23
Encloses February statement for gas well. Explains events at the Hacker well.

Henderson, C.W. to Sutherland
1915 March 23
Encloses statement for Strother gas well. Hacker well progress slow. Need money for expenses.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1915 March 29
Wants advice on how to deal with Hacker well matter. Need money to pay head driller. Having difficulties.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1915 June 1
Request data on producing wells. Statement or check not received. Others anxious to receive statement regarding Hacker well accounts.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1915 August 17
Wants to know how much they still owe on account of Hacker well and amount they receive on sell of junk well. Ask status of Strother well.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1915 September 17
Wants date on Fairmont Gas Co. bill and compromise agreement he made with Marietta Torpedo Co.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1915 November 4
Encloses papers for him. Signature to sale of oil at Hagerty well.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1915 November 16
Would like current status of Strother and Thrasher gas wells. Discusses action against the Morgan Oil Company.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1916 February 24
Has received a notice in regard to the Morgan Oil Company. Must appoint a special receiver to handle the property.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1916 March 9
Seeks an answer to the February 24th letter.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1916 March 18
Has given the Deed of Trust to Dr. Harvey.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1916 March 27
Has not had any new information to report. Explains recent conversation with Dr. Harvey.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1917 January 11
Seeks a full explanation regarding recent occurrences at the gas wells.

Hart, Fenner to Sutherland
1917 January 15
Provides a complete update.

Sutherland to Fenner Hart
1917 January 18
Appreciates update. Would like more in the future.

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Hast, P.A. to Sutherland
1913 July 20
Receipt for paid dues.

Sutherland to E.F. Hatley
1912 May 23
Encloses small donation. Hopes necessary funds are raised for attend church construction. Will appreciate.

Haught, J.B. to Sutherland
1917 February 8
Has found a block of key leases he wants him to invest.

Sutherland to J.B. Haught
1917 February 10
Reports that he is not interested in the investment. Questions the possibility of striking oil on the leased land.

Sutherland to Laslie Hawker
1912 May 24
Seeks his vote and support.

Hawkins, Joseph to Sutherland
1916 February 12
Thanks him for the political favor. Offers his assistance in the upcoming election.

Sutherland to Joseph H. Hawkins
1916 February 17
Appreciates his support. Will decide soon if he will become a candidate for Senate or Congress.

Hawkins, W.R. to Sutherland
1915 October 15
Read ad in the Black Diamond. Seeks more information.

Sutherland to W.R. Hawkins
1915 October 19
Lengthy explanation of coal property.

Hawkins, W.R. to Sutherland
1915 October 25
Is looking for steam coal instead of the domestic coal that he has for sale.

Sutherland to W.R. Hawkins
1915 November 2
The coal is steam and gas coal. The analysis of the sample demonstrates its quality.

Hawley, W.P. to Sutherland
1912 December 5
Has not pledged himself to any candidate for any House position. Will consider Mr. Hodges for clerk.

Sutherland to W.P. Hawley
1912 December 13
Pleased he was elected to House. Stanley Hodges is qualified as Clerk of the House.

Sutherland to W.P. Hawley
1914 November 23
Discusses re-districting plans. Assumes he received copy of War Tax Law.

Hawley, W.P. to Sutherland
1915 September 18
Advises him not to enter race for U.S. Senate.

Sutherland to W.P. Hawley
1915 September 25
Informs that newspaper announced his candidacy without authority. Believes he has ample support to run for higher office.

Hawley, W.P. to Sutherland
1915 October 8
Would be pleased if he were elected Senator. Does not know of Mr. White's political strength. Identifies his assets and strong points in upcoming election.

Hawley, W.P. to Sutherland
1915 October 30
Thanks him for the boxes of bulbs. Hopes to see him soon in Washington. Discusses Senatorial and other political matters.

Sutherland to W.P. Hawley
1915 November 2
Discusses the Hatfield situation.

Sutherland to W.P. Hawley
1916 July 26
Requests data on the Appalachian Coal Land Company as to its financial capabilities in purchasing large volume of real estate. Wants political situation, particularly the governor's race.

Hawley, W.P. to Sutherland
1916 July 29
Informs him that Appalachian Coal Land Co. in his opinion is not able to buy any land to amount to anything. Thinks political situation in Monroe Co. is in disturbed condition but thinks most of the ways will fall in line. Thinks he (s) will get the full support of Republicans in his district.

Hayden, James H. to Sutherland
1914 June 10
Informs that he has been granted temporary club privileges.

Hayden, James H. to Arthur Lee
1914 June 10
Informs that club privileges are granted to Sutherland.

Sutherland to J.H. Hayden
1914 June 13
Appreciates privilege of using club. Encloses dues.

Hayes, E.A. to Sutherland
1912 May 23
Thanks him for letters. Hopes George Thompson will help him.

Hays, E.A. to Sutherland
1913 March 18
Encloses data concerning swindling operation of which he was a victim.

Sutherland to E.A. Hays
1913 March 21
Sympathizes with him on loss.

Sutherland to F.A. Hays
1914 March1
Acknowledges tax report extension.

Sutherland to Samuel Hays
1914 January 12
Receipt for the Greenbrier Land Company.

Hays, S. to Sutherland
1914 February 25
Grants requested extension on filing income tax report.

Hays S. to Sutherland
1914 April 1
Returning tax paper - letter being mailed. [Telegram]

Hays S. to Sutherland
1914 April 1
Discusses steps he must take in regard to filing his late tax report.

Sutherland to S.A. Hays
1914 April 9
Has mailed in his income tax. Discusses regulations.

Hays S.A. to Sutherland
1914 April 11
Advises him on filing late income tax report.

Sutherland to S.A. Hayes
1914 April 13
Explains why his income tax report was not filed on time.

Hays, S.A. to Sutherland
1914 May 9
Notice of failure to render income tax report of Middle Fork Coal and Land Co.

Sutherland to S.A. Hays
1914 May 12
Explains Middle Fork Coal and Land Co. has no income, but merely a holding company. Thinks tax return was filed.

Hays, S.A. to Middle Fork Coal and Land Co.
1914 May 15
Informs that all corporations regardless of business losses are required to file income tax returns.

Hays, S.A. to Sutherland
1914 May 15
Informs him that coal company must file tax return regardless of lack of profit.

Sutherland to S.A. Hays
1914 May 16
Will fill out tax form regarding Coal Company. Hopes there will be no penalty.

[S.A. Hays]
G.A. Barnett to Sutherland
1916 December 6
Writes under the advice of Collector Hays regarding the extension of the filing of income tax for
1913.

Hays, W.E. to Sutherland
1915 November 4
Provides political sentiment in the area. Discusses the war and President Wilsons' actions.

Sutherland to W.E. Hays
1915 November 8
Responds to the issues raised in the Novemberember 4th letter.

Sutherland to Senator Hazlett
1912 March 5
Wants his advice in regards to Sutherland's desire to become a candidate for congressman-at-large.

Hazlett Robert to Sutherland
1912 March 30
Informs him that he has promised Teter support.

Sutherland to R. Hazlett
1912 April 4
Informs that he is undecided about the race.

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Sutherland to H.D. Hatfield
1910 April 16
Seeks his support in obtaining State Senate Presidency. Promises to name him Finance Committee Chairman if elected. County having priMarchy on West Virginia and United States senatorial matter. Asks if a trolley between Welch and Bluefield will benefit.

Sutherland to Sen. H.D. Hatfield
1910 May 14
Wants his views on Sutherland candidacy. Thinks Blue will be re-nominated. Should Scott lose will support man favored by Hatfield. Considering taking up Welch trolley matter and would

Sutherland to Sen. H.D. Hatfield
1910 September 19
Letter of introduction for Rev. J.C. Young.

Sutherland to H.D. Hatfield
1910 November 23
Understands he is not a candidate for the presidency of the Senate. Discusses his goods. They should be personally chosen.

Hatfield, H.D. to Sutherland
1910 December 22
Willing to do anything to keep the fifteen senators together. Suggest meeting in Charleston.

Sutherland to H.D. Hatfield
1910 December 30
Agrees Republican Senators must act in harmony. Thinks two parties can accomplish something beneficial to state.

Hatfield, H.D. to Sutherland
1912 January 19
Hopes he attends McKinley Club banquet. Appreciates calendar.

Sutherland to H.D Hatfield
1912 January 22
Invites him to the McKinley Club banquet.

Sutherland to Dr. H.D. Hatfield
1912 February 3
Discusses political situation in his area. Personally, want Roosevelt nominated.

Sutherland to Dr. H.T. Hatfield
1912 March 5
Seeks his advice on congressman-at-large race. Wants to know if he can help him.

Sutherland to H.D. Hatfield
1912 March 29
Informs that it would be to get involved in another candidate contest since he is contending for Rep. nomination for Governor. Discusses political situation.

Sutherland to Dr. H.A. Hatfield
1912 April 3
Friends urging him to enter Congressman-at-large race.

Hatfield, H.D. to Sutherland
1912 April 20
Is assuring fellow Republican that he has no factional ties. Wishes to cooperate with all fourteen senators.

Hatfield, Dr. H.D. to Sutherland
1912 July 30
Discusses selection of chairman of State Committee. Wants it understood he totally supports Republican ticket from Taft down. Will withdraw from ticket if party splits.

Sutherland to H.D. Hatfield
1912 August 1
void

Hatfield, H.D. to Sutherland
1912 September17
Looking forward to seeing him State committee and candidates at Clarksburg.

Sutherland to Dr. H.D. Hatfield
1912 November 8
Congratulates him on win. Thinks their next endeavor must be to bring party together again. Thinks they should call a senatorial primary and let people decide the matter.

Sutherland to Gov. H.D. Hatfield
1912 November 25
Delighted to hear his health is improved. Wants to discuss senatorial and other matters with him. Offers his support and cooperation.

Hatfield, Gov. H.D. to Sutherland
1912 December 4 Discusses his election. Appreciates his advice and agrees that party must be re-united. Plans to keep out of senatorial matter if possible.

Hatfield, Gov. H.D. to Sutherland
1912 December 7
Wants to discuss the U.S. senatorial matter with him. Has received applications for jobs. Expects trouble in organizing Legislature. Depending on him for advice and assistance.

Sutherland to Gov. H. Hatfield
1912 December 7
Discusses problems facing party and upcoming legislature.

Hatfield, Gov. H.D. to Sutherland
1912 December 10
Will not tolerate the use of money by any candidate for U.S. Senate not support anyone who may destroy party or create more dissatisfaction.

Hatfield, Gov. H.D. to Sutherland
1912 December 12
Acknowledges his letter regarding J.P. Staton. Will take matter up after his inauguration.

Sutherland to Gov. H.D. Hatfield
1912 December 12
Discusses three problems facing party.

Sutherland to Gov. H.D. Hatfield
1912 December 25
Request he consider J.P. Staton for appointment of warden.

Sutherland to Gov. H.D. Hatfield
1915 January 8
Expresses his vies on organization of legislature and re-districting. Urges passing of primary election law.

Hatfield, Gov. H.D. to Sutherland
1915 January 11
Wants to carry out promises made by Republican party. Foresees no trouble passing primary election bill.

Sutherland to Gov. Henry D. Hatfield
1915 June 15
Compliments him on selections he made for new Public Service Commission, Compensation Commission, and Board of Control members.

Hatfield, Gov. H.D. to Sutherland
1915 June 17
Made appointments that would merit favorable commendation.

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Sutherland to Sen. J.L. Hatfield
1913 January 4
Congratulates him on marriage.

Sutherland to J.L. Hatfield
1913 March 27
Wants map of Empire Coal holdings. Has prospect for same.

Hatfield, J.L. to Sutherland
1913 March 29
Agrees with his idea on how to handle the Empire Coal proposition. Received map.

Sutherland to J.L. Hatfield
1913 April 10
Wants to know situation in regard to Empire matter. Wants to complete deal.

Hatfield, J.L. to Sutherland
1913 April 11
The matter is before the people to decide. Will inform him immediately of their decision.

Sutherland to J.L. Hatfield
1913 April 24
Is pleased that he will be visiting soon.

Hatfield, J.L. to Sutherland
1913 April 29
His people feel confident that the deal will go through as planned. Will be in Washington as soon as the work load is lighter.

Sutherland to Hatfield, J.L.
1913 April 30
Will be glad to receive further report on coal deal.

Hatfield, J.L. to Sutherland
1913 May 3
Party going very slow in regard to coal tract. Will keep him posted.

Sutherland to J.L. Hatfield
1913 May 5
Hopes party will remain interested in coal deal.

Hatfield, J.L. to Sutherland
1913 September 2
Thinks deal can be made in regard to Elkins and Davis coal holdings. Request information on terms of payments. cost per acre etc.

Sutherland to J.L. Hatfield
1913 September 3
Suggests way they could handle the Empire deal. Will commence working on matter upon hearing from him.

Hatfield, J.L. to Sutherland
1913 September 8
Discusses Mr. Flint's position and desires in regard to handling of the coal field deal.

Sutherland to J.L. Hatfield
1913 September 9
Does not think Empire Property can be handled in way Flint suggest. Doubts his ability to handle property.

Hatfield, Sen. J.L. to Sutherland
1913 September 13
Discusses how the Empire property proposition should be handled in order to protect their commissions.

Sutherland to Sen. J.L. Hatfield
1913 September 15
Thinks Flints letter regarding Empire coal deal incoherent and rambling. Discusses his views as a way property can be obtained.

Sutherland to J.L. Hatfield
1913 September 30
Wants to know if Empire matter is off.

Hatfield, John L. to Sutherland
1913 October 2
Discusses coal proposition.

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Healy, John F. to Sutherland
1918 January 12
Offers his services to the federal government during war time. Would be pleased to serve in any manner.

Sutherland to John F. Healy
1918 January 16
Advises that there are no vacancies to be filled at the present. Sends application for the United States Public Service Reserve.

Hearn, A.J. to Sutherland
1914 December 29
Offers to sell two coal mines near Bluefield. Detailed description provided.

Sutherland to A.J. Hearn
1915 January 4
Has no interested parties in the coal "plants" at the present. Will notify if any prospects arise in the spring.

Sutherland to Honorable J.G. Hearne
1910 May 24
Congratulates on recent nomination. Offers assistance during upcoming campaign.

Sutherland to Honorable G.H. Hearne
1910 November 11
Congratulates Hearne on winning a seat to the United States Senate.

J.G. Hearne to Sutherland
1910 November 21
Thanks Sutherland for his political support.

Sutherland to J.G. Hearne
1910 November 23
Will consider the West Virginia Senate President position only if the party and its leaders support him.

Sutherland to J.G. Hearne
1912 March 5
Asks for advice regarding Mr. Teter and the Congressman-at-Large position.

Sutherland to Senator J.G. Hearne
1912 March 31
Has already promised to support Teter for the position. Wishes Sutherland success.

Sutherland to J.G. Hearne
n.d.
Still undecided as to joining the race for Congressman-at-Large. Thus far, has received favorable sentiment from all sections of the state.

Sutherland to W.H. Hearne
1916 March 10
Seeks his political support in his upcoming United States Senatorial race.

Heater, Guy W. to Sutherland
1917 November 27
Is shipping his poultry order today.

Sutherland to Guy W. Heater
1917 November. 30
Informed that shipment arrived in good condition.

Heavner, C.W. to Sutherland
1914 March 6
Returns bank notes that need the signature of Mrs. Sutherland to renew.

Sutherland's Secretary to C.W. Heavner
1914 March 7
Letter and enclosure received. Sutherland will respond upon his arrive back in Washington, D.C.

Heavner, J.E. to Sutherland
---- February 6
Encourages him to support the City charter amendment for Elkins. [telegram]

[Adrienne Hechmer]
Hechmer, John to Sutherland
1917 August 11
Seeks aid in obtaining a government clerical position, on foreign lands, for his dAugusthter.

[Adrienne Hechmer]
H.W. Chadduck to Sutherland
1917 August 11
Endorses and encourages Sutherland to secure a position for Miss Hechmer.

[Adrienne Hechmer]
Sutherland to H.W. Chadduck
1917 August 13
Acknowledges his recommendation on behalf of Miss Hechmer. Informs that she must take the civil service examination.

[Adrienne Hechmer]
Sutherland to John L. Hechmer
1917 August 13
Acknowledges his recommendation on behalf of his daughter. Informs that she must take the civil service examination.

[Adrienne Hechmer]
Morgan, W. to Sutherland
1917 August 13
Recommends Miss Hechmer for a position with the government in France.

[Adrienne Hechmer]
Sutherland to W. Morgan
1917 August 14
Acknowledges letter. Informs that he has already looked into the matter and responded to Miss Hechmer's father.

[Adrienne Hechmer]
Sutherland to John L. Hechmer
1917 August 14
The War Department advised that they are not accepting any females for service. Again, encourages her to take the civil service examination.

Hedges, S.N. to Sutherland
1917 December 11
Seeks assistance securing a federal job.

Sutherland to S.N. Hedges
1917 December 14
Advises to take civil service examination. Will do all he can to assist him in securing a position.

Hedges, S.N. to Sutherland
1918 January 2
Seeks assistance obtaining a ton of coal for heating purposes.

Sutherland to S.N. Hedges
1918 January 3
Gives name and address of the Federal Fuel Administrator of his district.

Hedges, S.N. to Sutherland
1918 January 23
Has failed to receive assistance obtaining a ton of coal. Asks for help.

Sutherland to S.N. Hedges
1918 January 25
Informs him of a new official to contact regarding coal.

Hedges, S.N. to Sutherland
1918 February 1
Seeks assistance in securing a position with the Capitol.

Hendrick, G.C. to Sutherland
1917 September11
Encourages Sutherland to support a measure to increase the supply of small currency.

Sutherland to G.C. Hedrick
1917 September13
Will give the matter of the small currency shortage careful attention.

Sutherland to W.C. Hedrick
1912 April 10
Seeks advice regarding Congressman-at-Large position.

Hedrick W.C. to Sutherland
1912 April 12
Will support him as candidate for Congressman-at-Large.

Sutherland to W.C. Hedrick
1912 April 15
Discusses the weaknesses of his opponent in the bid for Congressman-at-Large.

Hedrick, W.C. to Sutherland
1917 August 16
Sends a "complimentary" article about Sutherland printed in The Roanoke Times in Virginia.

Sutherland to W.C. Hedrick
1917 August 18
Thanks him for the article.

Sutherland to G.W.A. Head
1916 September 8
Encloses check for dues.

Sutherland to George R. Heffley
1912 May 24
Thanks him for his assistance.

Sutherland to E.W. Hefner
1912 November 10
Seeks a certified tabulation of votes for Braxton County without errors.

Sutherland to E.W. Hefner
1912 November 25
Received certified tabulation of votes for Braxton County that contained errors. Hopes someone will correct the problem.

Sutherland to E.W. Hefner
1912 December 2
Seeks affirmation of the correct vote tabulation for Braxton County.

Sutherland to Wison C. Hefner
1912 December 18
Does not need his services at the present.

Hefner, Wilson to Mr. Scott
1917 October 3
Requests he mail his boots and Mrs. Hefner's coat to D.C. Hughes by parcel post.

Hefner, Wilson to Sutherland
1917 October 3
Arrived in West Virginia. Feels better physically.

Sutherland to Wilson Hefner
1917 October 4
Sends items requested. Encloses two letters Sutherland received that morning.

Sutherland to Wilson Hefner
1917 October 9
Glad he is feeling better. Recommends spending a week in the Upshur County hills to regain his strength.

Hefner, Wilson to Sutherland
1917 October 13
Will remain in West Virginia a few more days. Doctor's report positive. Mrs. Hefner also appreciates hospitality. People in area speak favorably of Sutherland's activities.

Sutherland to Wilson Hefner
1917 October 16
Invites Hefner to remain in West Virginia home as long as necessary. Informs that he and Mrs. Sutherland will be visiting son, Richard, for a few days.

Heil, J.F. to Sutherland
1917 November 14
Describes the coin shortage problem his bank is having. Encourages him to resolve problem quickly.

Sutherland to J.F. Heil
1917 November 20
Has taken the corn shortage problem up with the Secretary of the Treasury. Currently, the Mints are being operated day and night to meet the demands.

Sutherland to C.E. Heiner
n.d.
Will be unable to attend meeting. Urges Heiner to support his candidacy in Upshur County.

Sutherland to Robert D. Heine
1913 January 3
Acknowledges previous letter.

Sutherland to J.H. Heiser
1913 July 11
Appreciates information regarding coal production. Requests data for fiscal year ending June 30,
1917.

[Captain Frank Helan]
Sutherland to General W.C. Gorgas
1917 October 4
Introduces Helan and asks for courtesies.

Sutherland to Abe Heimick
1911 November 10
Seeks another written recommendation for Babbs as postmaster. Discusses coal operations.

Sutherland to Isaac Helmick
1911 December 8
Asks if he would be interested in the postmaster position at Montes.

Sutherland to Isaac Helmick
1911 December 13
Seeks answer soon or someone else will be recommended for postmaster.

Helmick, Isaac to Sutherland
1911 December 14
Does not own store building, therefore Declines offer.

Sutherland to Isaac Helmick
1911 December 22
Thanks him for his reply. Anticipates the office will be closed at Montes.

Sutherland to Rev. M.D. Helmick
1912 April 18
Will send sketch soon. Appreciates support in Congressman-at-Large race.

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C.W. Henderson to Sutherland
1915 March 18
Interested in trading or buying tracts of land.

Sutherland to C.W. Henderson
1915 March 23
Requests more information before an intelligent transaction can be made.

Henderson, C.W. to Sutherland
1916 October 5
Provides further information regarding coal dealers and tracts.

Sutherland to C.W. Henderson
1916 October 16
Will not be able to discuss business until after the election.

Henderson, Daniel to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Congratulates Sutherland on recent election win.

Sutherland to Daniel Henderson
1912 November 12
Appreciates his kind words.

Henderson, Ernest C. to Sutherland
1914 July 7
Seeks someone to type old land patents of Charleston for a low rate.

Sutherland to Ernest Henderson
1914 July 29
Recommends Mr. J. Bryon Nickerson to do the work at a fair price.

Henderson, H.L. -- see Suppington file --

Henderson, R.L. to Sutherland
1912 August 7
Had plans to write sooner. Fell ill after inhaling too much gasoline while fixing a broken gas tank. Advises Sutherland to declare himself as a Republican candidate.

Henderson, R.L. to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Pleased at his success in the election.

Sutherland to Raymond L. Henderson
1913 May 30
Informs Henderson of upcoming travel plans.

Henderson, R.L. to Sutherland
1913 July 14
Describes recent trip to Mackimae Island and wonderful time family enjoyed. Invites family down for a reunion.

Henderson, R.L. to Sutherland
1914 November 4
Pleased with most of West Virginia election returns.

Henderson, R.L. to Sutherland
1916 March 4
Expresses his support and encouragement for Senate race. Public sentiment in area is strong. Discusses how he will help Sutherland politically.

Sutherland to R.L. Henderson
1916 March 6
Appreciates work and information provided.

Henderson, R.L. to Sutherland
1916 March 10
Discusses harm of Shipley and the support found in the area.

Henderson, R.L. to Sutherland
1916 March 16
Lists names of prominent Democratic men pledging their support.

Sutherland to R.L. Henderson
1916 March 18
The Democrats he listed will be of no use until after the primary.

Henderson, R.L. to Sutherland
1916 March 27
Informs McDonald is working for him. Pleased with response of people in Hampshire County.

Henderson, R.L. to Sutherland
1916 November 1
Knows of a man with 109 acres of coal to sell.

Sutherland to Raymond L. Henderson
1916 November 6
Will try to take up coal matter after the election.

Sutherland to R.L. Henderson
1917 January 2
Acknowledges letter and returns letter written by Mr. Childs. Expresses best wishes for new year.

Sutherland to Mrs. R.L. Henderson
1913 October 30
Ordered roses as she suggested enclosing Katherine's card. Informs of cost and discusses mileage of daughter, Virginia.

Sutherland to Mrs. R.L. Henderson
1914 September 19
Cannot spend Sunday with her.

Henning, C.H. to Sutherland
1915 December 20
Has Decemberided to make himself available for the nomination for the Secretary of State post for the Republican party. Seeks the support of Sutherland.

Sutherland to C.H. Henning
1916 January 6
Will do all that he can to support him in the primary for the Secretary of State position. However, will be busy himself campaigning.

Henretty, W.F. to Sutherland
1913 September10
Informs that his taxes are in hands of state auditor.

Sutherland to W.F. Henretty
1913 September12
Asks that his check be returned.

Henretty, W.F. to Sutherland
1913 September16
Informs that taxes are payable on October 1 instead of January 1.

Sutherland to W.F. Henretty
1913 September18
Asks for a receipt for his tax payment.

Sutherland to Thomas F. Henritze
1917 July 23
Congratulates him on the Senate confirmation of his postmaster appointment.

Henry, Charles D. to Sutherland
1914 August 8
Wants name of an attorney.

Henry, Leighton to Sutherland
1917 July 27
Requests that the government investigate the legalities of recent actions of the West Virginia Rural Credit Association.

Sutherland to L. Henry
1917 July 30
On first glance, the problem appears to be one that requires state intervention, not federal intervention.

[Leighton Henry]
Madison, J.B. to Sutherland
1917 August 2
Explains in full detail the viewpoint of the West Virginia Rural Credit Association regarding Henry's claim.

[Leighton Henry]
sutherland to J.B. Madison
1917 August 3
Once again explains that this is a state matter.

Sutherland to Earl A. Henry
1918 February 2
Requests the latest Report of the Department of Mines.

Sutherland to E.C. Henshaw
1912 March 6
Seeks advice regarding running against O.F. Teter in the race for Congressman-at-Large.

Henshaw, E.C. to Sutherland
1912 March 7
Informs that sentiment for Teter is strong in Martinsburg area. Has already pledged his support for Teter.

Sutherland to E.C. Henshaw
1912 March 9
Appreciates his honesty. Has yet to make a decision about entering the race.

Sutherland to Edgar L. Henshaw
1912 May 24
Thanks him for list of active Republicans in the area.

Sutherland to J.W. Henson
1912 December 2
Requests official certificate of election results for Putnam County.

Henson, J.W. to Sutherland
n.d.
Apologizes for the delay. Sends unofficial results.

Sutherland to J.W. Henson
n.d.
Thanks him for copy of results.

Sutherland to J.O. Henson
1914 November 23
Appreciates compliments and encouragement for upcoming political contests. At present, is content to fulfill other obligations.

Henson, J.O. to Sutherland
1917 October 9
Recommends a lady for a government clerical position.

Sutherland to J.O. Henson
1917 October 11
Is unaware of any clerical positions available.

Henson, J.O. to Sutherland
1917 October 12
Thanks him for the Octoberober 11,
1917, letter.

Sutherland to Herald - Dispatch
1913 March 29
Requests paper be sent to his Washington office.

Herndon, John W. to Sutherland
1911 December 28
Congratulates him on his Congressional win. Expresses interest in being his personal secretary during the term.

Sutherland to John W. Herndon
1912 January 2
Informs that he will probably bring a West Virginian along to work as his secretary.

Herndon, John W. to Sutherland
1912 January 4
Offers his assistance, in any form, in Washington, D.C.

Hersey, F.L. to Sutherland
1917 December 7
Joint letter with Captain S.W. Inghram. Civil War veterans are entitled to the benefits described in H.R. #386.

Sutherland to F.L. Hersey
1917 December 8
Thanks the gentleman for letter. Will give special attention to H.R. #386.

Hersey, Randolph J. to Sutherland
---- May 25
Asks if farm conscription is exempt from Army or Navy service. [telegram]

Hersey, Randolph to Sutherland
1917 November 20
A party from Wheeling will be in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. [telegram]

Sutherland to Randolph J.Hersey
1917 November 20
Telegram received. Glad to see Wheeling party on Thursday.

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Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1912 November 7
Appreciates his interest and help in obtaining home.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1912 December 3
Informs that the dividends for the Valley Company will not be as lucrative as they have been in the past.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 January 31
Sends the return of the annual net income of the Valley Company. Seeks notarized signature before sending it to the Internal Revenue Service.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 February 8
text same as February 10, 1913 letter

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 February 10
Acknowledges letter and did as he requested regarding the Valley Company forms.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 February 15
Encloses letter from substantial people interested in purchasing the east side of the Huttonsville tract. Personally, prefers to sell entire tract or lease the eastern side.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 March 14
Notifies that $19.25 is due in taxes for the Valley Company.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1912 March 17
Encloses check for taxes.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 March 21
Sends receipt for tax payment. A gentleman is willing to pay four thousand dollars for the Huttonsville property.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 March 29
Returns check for rent of McKinney farm. Check should be sent to Pat Cain. He is the current administrator.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 April 11
Sends bill for $46.72 for the corporation income taxes of Valley Company.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 October 18
Mr. Pritt is interested in purchasing the Huttonsville property for three thousand dollars.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 October 20
Has two offers for Huttonsville tract and wants the best price. Will be willing to close with Mr. Pritt if stockholders agree.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 November 4
A man has offered three thousand dollars for the eastern part of Huttonsville tract. Feels this is a better offer then that of Mr. Pritt.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 November 17
Expresses concern regarding the taxes on the Valley Company properties.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 November 19
Acknowledges letter. Plans to pay taxes on properties in Elkins.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 November 26
Encloses letter from A.E. Liggett and the reply.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 November 28
Anticipates that Liggett will agree to the payment plan for the eastern part of the Huttonsville land. Will be glad to have property sold.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 December 1
Received letter from Liggett accepting terms for property.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 December 2
Is pleased with deal concerning Liggett. Expects Sutherland to prepare the new deed. He is sending the old deeds and necessary records.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 December 5
Encloses information needed to draw the deed for Liggett.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 December 6
He has sent a rough copy of deed to Liggett, Hendley, and Bowers. They need to look into the deed of the right of way.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 December 9
The deed appears to be in proper form. In regards to the right of way, he has no records on file.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 December 13
The deed has been finalized and is ready for the seal to be affixed. Bowers made slight changes and provided information regarding the right of way.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 December 19
Encloses copy of deed for his files. Discusses final agreement with A.E. Liggett and the E.D. Wamsley note. Sends commission check.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 December 21
Confirms receipt of deed and payment of commission.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 December 22
He did not receive the Wamsley papers. Perhaps they were mailed to Mr. Bowers. Advises Sutherland to locate and return them.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1913 December 23
Again searched for the Wamsley notes. During the search, found a receipt for five hundred blank notes and deeds. Would like to locate them as well.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 December 23
Has written Mr. Bowers for the papers.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1913 December 27
Will contact Mr. Bowers about blank deed form.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1914 January 2
Liggett has mailed his payment to the Davis Trust Company. Advises Sutherland to release lien on lots west of Huttonsville station. Mr. Bowers will bring payment on Wamsley notes within 30 days.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1914 January 5
Will prepare the lien release. Has written Liggett regarding where to send his loan payments. The $20.00 credit on the Wamsley note probably exists, and Hendley will be reimbursed for it.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1914 January 8
The Valley Company papers are being sent to him (Hendley).

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1914 January 22
Has recently purchased four shares of Valley Company stock and would like Sutherland to sign the new certificate.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1914 January 23
The signed certificate for the new shares of stock are enclosed.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1914 February 1
The recent sale of additional land at Huttonsville has resulted in profits for the shareholders. A check for one hundred dollars is enclosed.

Hendly, C.M. to Sutherland
1914 August 1
Seeks confirmation of his attendance at the next annual meeting of the Valley Company.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1914 August 4
Encloses proxy for the meeting of the Valley Company that he will not be attending.

Hendly, C.M. to Sutherland
1914 August 11
Sends a copy of the report of the Balley Company for the last fiscal year.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1914 November 6
Seeks his assistance in dealing with the taxes on the various land deals of the Valley Company.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1914 November 7
Will give attention to the taxes of the Valley Company.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1914 November 25
Requests copies of the war revenue tax law and the Clayton anti-trust law.

Sutherland's Secretary to C.M. Hendley
1914 November 28
Will foward the letter to Sutherland in Elkins. The requested copies are being sent.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1914 November 30
Encloses tax receipts for the Valley Company's taxes for the current year. Will be in Washington next week.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1914 December 2
Acknowledges tax receipts and expresses thanks for them. Looks forward to seeing Sutherland in Washington.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1914 December 12
Encloses tax bill for the Valley Company taxes. They are payable to the City of Elkins.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1915 March 3
Acknowledges cards he has received. Recommends the Capitol Park Hotel for convenient accommodations.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1915 May 14
Acknowledges his letter of the eleventh and accepts explanation of the Gassaway situation.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1915 August 20
Encloses a check in the amount of sixty dollars for his stock dividends.

Sutherland to C.M. Hendley
1915 August 21
Thanks Hendley for check and yearly fiscal report.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1915 December 13
He has received cards of admission. Questions Sutherland's knowledge regarding apples. Invites him to visit.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1916 April 24
Expresses interest in his political success and offers assistance.

Hendley, C.M. to Sutherland
1916 April 28
Needs his signature for the enclosed stock certificate.

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Sutherland to William E. Heskitt
1912 May 11
Expresses his commitment to the ideology of the Republican party.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 September 13
Inquires, on behalf of Senator Davis, about the Flemington coal property. Would like to know about the quality and size of the seams. Names a price and seeks confirmation of same.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 September 15
After looking at a map of the property, he feels that 35 thousand dollars is an adequate price. Estimates the cash value of the land after the coal is mined at ten thousand dollars.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 September 17
Acknowledges letter of the sixteenth and seeks the cost of putting coal cars in the Davis mine.

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1915 September 23
Seeks confirmation of their meeting on Monday, Sepember 27, to visit the Fleming coal property.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 September 24
Discusses plans for their meeting on Monday, September 27. Will finalize plans on Sunday morning.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 September 25
Suggests he reach Grafton on Monday morning. Transportation by automobile has been arranged at the site. [telegram]

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 October 2
Directs him to obtain coal samples for analysis. Addresses of the testing laboratories are provided.

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1915 October 7
The samples have been forwarded to Coalton and Morgantown for analysis.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 October 8
The analysis will be in soon on the coal samples. Has had a few prospective buyers. Gentleman from Philadelphia will be returning to visit the mine.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 October 9
Requests a list of properties and acreages for the T.B. Davis mine property. On Monday, another party will look over the property.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 October 22
J.N. Gellatly has expressed an interest in the T.B. Davis mine at the price of 35 thousand dollars. Two payment plans have been offered to him, but Gellatly has not decided which option to take. Requests that a flat bottom gondola three-fourths full of coal be sent to Crouse Clay Product Company once Sutherland approves of Gellalty's finances.

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1915 October 23
Will meet with Gellatley on Tuesday to look over T.B. Davis Mine. Is waiting for the approval to send coal to Crouse Clay Company.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 November 3
Gellatley will not be purchasing the land. A prospect from the Philadelphia area will be arriving to view the T.B. Davis Mine. Will Heskitt be available to meet with him?

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 November 16
Has an offer from a party regarding the T.B. Davis Mine. The party requested specific information about the operation of the mine.

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1915 November 26
Will be arriving on the evening train. [telegram]

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 November 29
The signed deed conveying the Davis mine is being sent. Mr. Robinson will be arriving soon with his superintendent to take charge. If he is unable to meet with him, he will forward the check. Commission on the sale is discussed.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1915 December 15
Acknowledges receipt of check from T.B. Davis Estate. Expects to receive a binding statement from Mr. Conaway soon.

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1915 December 16
Acknowledges letter. Glad that Conaway matter has been settled.

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1916 January 17
Discusses the Republican convention in Chicago on June 7th. Feels the West Virginia Republicans ought to move their own meeting (to select delegates) to the middle of May (instead of June 6th).

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1916 January 18
Thoroughly explains the state process for selecting delegates to the Republican convention. Encourages him to run as a Republican delegate.

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1916 February 10
Acknowledges recent letter. Sentiment suggests that Sutherland should declare himself as a candidate.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1916 February 11
Will soon decide what to do about the political contest for Senator. Is anxious as to what is best for the Republican party.

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1916 February 14
Seeks information regarding the value of two adjoining lots located in Elkins.

Heskitt, W.E. to Sutherland
1916 February 16
Has made inquiries about his candidacy. Feels confident that he could easily obtain a majority.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1916 February 17
After looking at a map of Elkins, he has concluded that one lot is the site of a pumping station. Refers Heskitt to a local insurance and real estate agent who can assess the value of the lots.

Sutherland to W.E. Heskitt
1916 February 17
Discusses areas and districts of strong political support. Plans to make an announcement next week after he travels throughout the state.

Sutherland to D.A. Hess
1914 September 22
Inquires specifically about what Hess wishes to purchase: timber or timber AND land rights.

[Harry Hess]
Baldman, Louise Hess to Sutherland
1917 November 12
Seeks aid in obtaining a release from the army for her son, Harry Hess.

[Harry Hess]
Sutherland to Louise Hess Baldman
1917 November 15
Offers the little assistance he can provide in obtaining a release for Harry Hess. Explains proper method of procedure for son to follow.

Sutherland to John J. Hetzel
1912 March 6
Seeks his advice regarding running against Mr. C.F. Teter in the race for Congressman-at-Large.

Hetzel, John J. to Sutherland
1912 March 7
Explains his present health situation. Gives an honest assessment of Mr. Teter's political strength.

Sutherland to John J. Hetzel
1912 March 9
Acknowledges recent letter. Hopes his health improves soon. Has been informed that support for Mr. Teter is strong in the Martinsburg area.

Sutherland to John J. Hetzel
1912 March 13
Appreciates list of supporters. Discusses public's demand for another candidate.

Hetzel, John J. to Sutherland
1917 November 17
Seeks assistance obtaining an appointment in the commissary department of the army.

Sutherland to John J. Hetzel
1917 November 19
The Quartermaster General has advised Sutherland that the department is entirely filled.

Hetzel, John J. to Sutherland
1917 November 21
Clarifies his request to join the commissary department. Does not seek an office - only a position anywhere in the department.

Sutherland to John J. Hetzel
1917 November 22
The Quartermaster General advises that a recruiting officer can assist Hetzel's enlistment in the Quarter- master Corps, National Army.

Heter, G.F. to Sutherland
1912 November 16
Congratulates on election win. Seeks his opinion of Congressman Lewis' majority in the state.

Sutherland to G.F. Hetzer
1912 November 19
Appreciates his congratulations. Does not know the details of Lewis' majority.

Hewitt, H.K. to Sutherland
1917 December 21
Expresses his opinions regarding the war situation.

Sutherland to H.K. Hewitt
1917 December 24
Appreciates his views regarding the war.

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Hickle, B. to ---------
1915 ----
Recommends Judge John H. Holt as his active attorney. Feels that Mr. Howard's presence may be a disadvantage during the trial.

[James Hickman, Jr.]
Warder, R.L. to Sutherland
1917 August 20
Recommends James Hickman, Jr. for a clerical position with the military.

[James Hickman, Jr.]
Sutherland to R.L. Warder
1917 August 21
Clerical positions are available with the National Army, but applicants must prove their qualifications.

Hicks, W.K. to Sutherland
1912 April 12
Reports that there is a strong demand for another candidate for Congressman-at-Large. Will be glad to further discuss the issue.

Sutherland to W.K. Hicks
1912 April 13
His sentiments echo those across the nothern part of the state. Discusses possible drawbacks to his candidacy and campaign strategies.

Sutherland to W.K. Hicks
1912 May 23
Thanks him for the recent letter and his support.

[Higbie and Richardson, Inc.]
Coolidge, Ernse Hall to Sutherland
1915 November 10
Offers assistance in locating a home or apartment for Sutherland in Washington, D.C.

Higgins, Charles P. to Sutherland
1917 September 11
Introduces a letter from the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate regarding long-distance telephone calls.

Thompson, W.H. to Charles P. Higgins
1917 September 10
The Committee to Audit and control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate feel that the Senators should limit long-distance telephone calls that are paid for by the Senate.

Sutherland to Thomas E. Higgins
1912 May 23
Offers his assistance organizing support clubs. Discusses the reasons he has garnered the support of the colored people throughout the state.

Sutherland to Messrs. Lee Higginson and Company
1915 May 31
Seeks information regarding the available timber land of the Gauley Land Co. and its price per acre.

Sutherland to C.B. Highland
1912 May 14
Seeks his political support in Wetzel County.

Sutherland to C.B. Highland
1912 May 24
Will communicate with him soon. Appreciates the aid of many supporting him around the state.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1911 December 2
Please return enclosed notice with recommendation.

Sutherland to Virgil Highland
1911 December 4
The post offices at Montes and Hazlewood will be discontinued.

Sutherland to Virgil Highland
1911 December 13
Recommends the discontinuance of the post office at Hazlewood.

Sutherland to V.L. Highland
1911 December 13
Recommends Isaac Helmick for postmaster appointment at Montes, Randolph County.

Sutherland to Virgil Highland
1911 December 29
Discusses the post office mix-up at Glady. Due to his personal interests in the lumber company and town, Sutherland will try to resolve the problem.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1911 December 30
Acknowledges letter regarding Mr. Babb and the Glady post office mix-up. Allows Sutherland to resolve the situation to his satisfaction.

Sutherland to Virgil L. Highland
1912 January 1
Questions arrangements expressed in a joint letter sent to the Post Office Department.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1912 January 3
Discusses post office appointments throughout state.

Sutherland to Virgil Highland
1912 January 6
Agrees that the chairmen of county committees should arbitrate problems. Feels that Mr. Keim should be consulted. Hopes to avoid factional disagreements.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1912 January 8
Discusses potential conflict between Sutherland and Keim. Appreciates his full strenth in Randolph County. Feels that he (Highland) should resolve any disagreements between Sutherland and Keim.

Sutherland to Virgil Highland
1912 January 9
The qualifications of Simmons and Davis for postmaster positions are discussed.

Sutherland to Virgil L. Highland
1912 January 12
Seeks an explanation for the appointment of Davis to Glady post office.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1912 January 15
Thought Sutherland understood that Davis was to be recommended for the position. Apologizes for the misunderstanding.

Sutherland to Virgil Highland
1912 January 16
Returns notices relating to Valley Bend without recommendation. Does not seem worthwhile to make any recommendations in light of recent events.

Sutherland to Virgil L. Highland
1912 January 16
In regards to the Glady post office appointment, he felt that a compromise would be reached. The situation did not involve any arbitration to consider both sides. Discusses faults and political harm that Davis will bring to the party.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1912 January 17
Due to his recent letter, he is aware of Sutherland's soreness. Discusses the reasons behind the appointment of Davis. Feels matter should not be discussed again.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1912 January 19
Wants a complete list (with addresses) of the present members of the Senatorial Committee throughout WV.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1912 January 25
Encloses a copy of the Rules and Regulations governing the Republican Primary Election. Promises to keep him updated on important dates.

Sutherland to Virgil L. Highland
1915 August 10
Congratulates him on his win as the National Committee- man for the Republican party.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1915 August 11
Acknowledges his letter. Appreciates the support of the Republicans across the state.

Highland, V.L. to Sutherland
1917 December 4
Explains why he must "annoy" him with so many letters. Recognizes the promptness Sutherland gives to the needs of his constituents. Will see him in Washington soon.

Sutherland to V.L. Highland
1917 December 6
It is a pleasure to be of service. Looks forward to seeing him in Washington.

Sutherland to Highlands Apartment House
1913 February 18
Seeks a small apartment to rent for the special session of Congress.

Hildreth, G.S. to Sutherland
1917 July 25
Seeks recommendation letter for Army Dental Reserve.

Sutherland to G.S. Hildreth
1917 July 26
Will send letter of endorsement to Dr. Karl Heintz.

[G. S. Hildreth]
Sutherland to Dr. Karl Heintz
1917 July 26
Letter of recommendation for G.S. Hildreth.

[Ernest Hileman]
Malamphy, M.J. to Sutherland
1917 December 18
Seeks the procedure sixteen year old Ernest Hileman must follow to become a naval apprentice.

[Ernest Hileman]
Sutherland to M.J. Malamphy, Jr.
1917 December 20
After evaluating the procedure, finds that Hileman is too young to qualify as a naval apprentice.

[E. H. HIll]
Sutherland to John A. McIllhenny
1917 December 20
Introduces him to E.H. Hill who is interested in serving the government.

Sutherland to T. Edward Hill
1912 May 23
Appreciates his letter and assistance.

Sutherland to Senator T.P. Hill
1912 March 5
Seeks advice regarding entrance into the race for Congressman-at-Large against C.F. Teter.

Sutherland to W.E. Hill
1912 May 23
Appreciates his political support. Expresses his political views.

Hill, William A. to Sutherland
1913 January 30
Encloses list of houses for rent or sale in Washington area. Discusses features and prices of the homes.

Sutherland to William A. Hill
1913 February 7
Plans to look into house matter the next time he returns to Washington.

Sutherland to William A. Hill
1913 February 7
same text as above

Sutherland to William Corcoran Hill
1913 February 17
Acknowledges recent letter with the rent bulletin.

Sutherland to W.H. Hillary
1912 February 22
Encloses statement of the Senatorial Committee's meeting. Wonders if his county will present two candidates.

Sutherland to John B. Hilleary
1915 August 13
Questions the basis for political statements printed in a recent edition of his paper. Refutes the conclusions printed. Thanks him for the various complimentary newspapers.

Hilleary, J.B. to Sutherland
1916 March 3
Seeks subscription payment for The Upshur Republican.

Sutherland to John B. Hilleary
1916 March 7
Sends check. Hopes to visit Buckhannon soon.

Sutherland to W.H. Hilleary
1912 November 15
Notifies of a mistake in the office vote of Upshur County. Seeks correct statement.

Hillis, Charles D. to Sutherland
1914 November 17
Offers congratulations upon win to Congress.

Sutherland to Charles D. Hillis
1914 November 23
Thanks him for his congratulations.

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Sutherland to J.E. Hinchman
1912 January 10
Recommends Anna Phares for the Valley Bend post office position to replace Bertha McCluwee, who resigned.

Hiner, B.H. to Sutherland
1917 October 20
Seeks assistance obtaining a stenographer's position in Washington for sister, Miss Louie Hiner.

Sutherland to B.H. Hiner
1917 October 24
Spoke to the Civil Service Commission regarding Miss Louie Hiner.

[Miss Louie Hiner]
Sutherland to Civil Service Commission
1917 October 24
Requests the rating and relative standing of Miss Hiner on the eligible list.

[Miss Louie Hiner]
J.A. McIlhenny to Sutherland
1917 November 3
Miss Hiner's combined average of 79.42 places her within reach of certification. She should receive an appointment soon.

Sutherland to B.H. Hiner
1917 November 5
Encloses copy of letter received from the Civil Service Commission.

Hiner, B.H. to Sutherland
1917 November 8
Informs that Miss Hiner has been appointed to a position with the War Risk Insurance Department. Deeply appreciates his assistance.

Sutherland to B.H. Hiner
1917 November 12
It was a pleasure serving his sister. Offers further assistance if needed.

Sutherland to C.E. Hiner
1912 May 23
Requests he write a letter to all the Republican sheriffs of the state regarding the sheriff's bill. Will cover expenses.

Sutherland to C.E. Hiner
1912 November 15
Notifies of incorrect vote tabulation for Upshur County. Requests corrected count.

Hiner, C.E. to Sutherland
1912 November 18
Has turned the Upshur County vote tabulation over to Captain Hilleary. The mistake will be rectified immediately.

Hinerman, E.M. to Sutherland
1914 December 12
Congratulates him on his election victory. Discusses party's potential strength in the legislature. Mentions a soldier who expects an increased pension. Seeks information on Full Crew Bill coming up for passage.

Sutherland to E.N Hinerman
1914 December 15
Was pleased with the vote throughout the state. Offers assistance obtaining pension claim. Is not familiar with the Full Crew Bill. Discusses redistricting the state to the Republican advantage.

Hinerman, E.N. to Sutherland
1915 December 28
Enjoys being on his mailing list. Predicts that Robinson will be the next Governor. Discusses Sutherland's political options.

Sutherland's Secretary to E.N. Hinerman
1915 December 29
Sutherland is in West Virginia. Will respond to letter upon his return.

Sutherland to E.N. Hinerman
1916 January 17
Thanks him for the picture of his baby. Discusses political fight expected for the Governorship and Senatorship. Is considering which office to run for.

Hinerman, E.N. to Sutherland
1917 November 8
Seeks proper interpretation of a decision rendered by the Secretary of War regarding the right of a commissioned officer to be transferred.

Sutherland to E.N. Hinerman
1917 September 11
No law allows an officer to demand a transfer. However, an officer may apply for a transfer.

Hines, W.B. to Sutherland
1912 November 16
Offers congratulations on recent win. Sends official Greenbrier County vote and list of the county committee.

Sutherland to W.B. Hines
1912 November 18
Accepts congratulations and tabulated vote of Greenbrier County.

Sutherland to W.B. Hines
1918 January 29
Will take Keating Bill 7536 under consideration.

Hiney, Elias to Sutherland
1917 November 14
Discusses his work experience. Seeks position as a watchman.

Sutherland to Elias Hiney
1917 November 15
Recommends contacting Colonel C.S. Ridley, Supt Public Buildings and Grounds, for position as watchmen. Will send a letter of recommendation on his behalf.

Hiney, Elias to Sutherland
1917 November 17
Recently contacted Colonel Ridley.

Sutherland to Elias Hiney
1917 November 19
Encourages him to seek position. Has mailed a letter of recommendation on his behalf.

[Elias Hiney]
Ridley, Col. C.S. to Sutherland
1917 November 23
Will give Hiney's application consideration.

Sutherland to Elias Hiney
1917 November 26
Encloses letter from Colonel C.S. Ridley.

Sutherland to B.L. Hinkle
1916 November 11
Encloses check for $32.50 to cover the cost of pasturage for his two cows.

Hinkle, Frank to Sutherland
1911 January 19
Seeks his support as he runs for Sergeant-at-arms.

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Sutherland to Frank Hitchcock
1911 June 23
Requests appointment of Bessie W. Russell as postmistress at Huttonsville, Randolph County.

Sutherland to Frank Hitchcock
1911 September15
Endorses the application of W.M. Phares as postmaster at Rich Mountain, Randolph County.

[Frank Hitchcock]
C.R. Groudfired to Sutherland
1911 September 19
Acknowledges communication regarding the Rich Mountain Post Office.

Sutherland to Frank Hitchcock
1912 January 20
The postmaster at Glady has withdrawn his resignation. Therefore, the appointment of Davis must be withdrawn.

Sutherland to B.H. Hite
1915 October 4
A coal sample is being sent for analysis. Requests a report for himself and W.E. Heskitt.

Hite, B.H. to Sutherland
1915 October 6
Takes pleasure analyzing the coal sample.

Sutherland to B.H. Hite
1915 October 8
Requests a test for B.T.U. as well as other elements normally tested.

Sutherland to W.F. Hite
1915 November 24
Has a party interested in coal land with proper size, location, and quality. Please advise if anything is available.

Hite, W.F. to Sutherland
1915 December 1
Describes tract of land. Has advised W.H. Cunningham to contact him.

Hite, W.F. to Sutherland
1915 December 1
Attaches letter from Howard Sutherland.

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[Julia C. Hoce]
Piggott, R.H. to Sutherland
1917 October 6
Describes situation of poor widow trying to get her son released from military service. Seeks influence with the Secretary of War.

[Julia C. Hoce]
Sutherland to R.H. Piggott
1917 October 10
The son of Mrs. Hoce must apply to his commanding officer with the affidavits.

Hodel, Charles to Sutherland
1917 August 10
Invites Sutherland and the government to advertise in the Raleigh Register regarding government sale of bonds.

Sutherland to Charles Hodel
1917 August 11
Ensures that his newspaper will get a "square deal" regarding government ads.

Hodge, Okey E. to Sutherland
1917 November 21
Seeks aid securing an appointment with the Railway Mail Services.

Sutherland to Okey E. Hodges
1917 November 24
Will take matter up with Civil Service Commission.

[Okey E. Hodge]
Sutherland to U.S. Civil Service Commission
n.d.
Would like to know rating and relative standing of Okey E. Hodge.

[Okey E. Hodge]
U.S. Civil Service Commission to Sutherland
1917 December 1
Mr. Hodge's rating was 79.40, his rank number three.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1910 June 24
The vote has been canvassed and Mr. Blue has been declared the nominee. Does not anticipate opposition to the continuance of Ford Kettle as a committee member.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1910 August 1
Seeks campaigning ideas for the committee.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1910 August 6
Discusses the senatorial committee, campaign strategy, and the potential success of the party.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1910 August 13
Does not think Democrats will nominate Hiner for State Senate. Sturgiss will need aid of all Republicans to pull through. His county has no county ticket this year.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1910 August 30
Sturgiss should have a safe margin in his area. County ticket is unusually strong with Mike King, T.W. Stalnaker, and George Adamson.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1910 September 6
Feels Sutherland's county ticket is strong. Sturgiss should succeed if everyone helps.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1910 October 5
Discusses the best way to advertise the meetings.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1911 January 17
Seeks Sutherland's support as he tries to obtain the chief clerkship position. Will try for this only if another deal falls through.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1911 February 20
Discusses the political reaction to the actions of Republicans in Pendleton County. Supports direct election of United State Senators.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1911 February 21
Offers views on redistricting of state. Requests copy of HB #32. Questions upcoming bills requiring action.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1911 March 2
Unable to write sooner due to the demands of the closing days of the legislative session. Explains the redistricting that will soon take place and the anticipated effects on the Republican party.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1911 July 3
Seeks names of local peach dealers in Elkins.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1911 July 6
Supplies the names of five people or companies in regard to the sale of peaches.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1911 July 15
Political sentiment favors Conley as a candidate for Congress and Goff for Governor. The party must work together for success in the Second District.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1911 July 19
Discusses probable success for peach crops.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1911 July 20
Doubts the chances of the Republicans pulling together for the next election. Goff has potential to harmonize the party.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1911 August 12
Informs that Conley's chances for being elected to Congress are weakened due to his failure in the Virginia debt case. Conley must fight. Requests some peaches and apples be sent when they are harvested.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1912 May 2
Seeks political support for his Congressman-at-Large campaign in Pendleton County. Will cover the expenses.

Sutherland's Secretary to M.S. Hodges
1912 May 15
Sutherland is away attending the District and State Convention. Will write upon his return.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1912 July 2
Briefly discusses the potential presidential candidates.

Sutherland to M. Stanley Hodges
1912 July 30
Seeks advice regarding electors and endorsements.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1912 August 5
Hopes the fishing trip is going well. Thinks nominee must be on both tickets to win.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1912 October 11
Summarizes negative reports being made about Sutherland by Hiner [an opponent] and other's during a speech. After a few days the impact will be measurable. [two copies]

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1912 November 15
Encourages Hodges in his bid for Clerk of the House.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1912 November 29
Feels he has a good chance at winning the Clerkship. Would like Sutherland to write a letter of recommendation to the names listed.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1912 December 2
Letters of recommendation have been written. Unofficial results show that Sutherland leads the ticket.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1912 December 6
Anticipates a strong senatorial fight. It will depend on Hatfield's influence.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1912 December 12
Many members of the Legislature are remaining uncommitted regarding Clerk of the House. Discusses the responses from members.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1912 December 14
Informs that W.W. Wortz supports him for House Clerk.

Hodges, M.S. to Sutherland
1914 November 30
Offers congratulations and requests two copies of the War Tax measure. Discusses rivals in contention for Clerk of the House.

Sutherland to M.S. Hodges
1914 December 9
Sends copies of War Tax measures under separate cover. Informs that he will not take part in the bid for Clerk of the House, although best wishes are sent. Is set to work hard at the job at hand and allow the future to take care of itself.

Sutherland to Thomas S. Hodges
1910 October 6
Congratulates him on appointment to presidency of the State University.

Hodges, Thomas E. to Sutherland
1910 October 8
Appreciates the kind letter of congratulations.

Hoffheimer, George M. to Sutherland
1917 September 27
Inquires about federal laws or executive regulations requiring taxes on family made grape wine. [telegram]

Sutherland to George M. Hoffheimer
1917 September 27
No federal regulations exist against manufacturing grape wine for personal use under two hundred gallons. [telegram]

Hoffheimer, George M. to Sutherland
1917 September 28
Appreciates his prompt reply and explains confusion surrounding cost of telegram.

Sutherland to George M. Hoffheimer
1917 September 29
Acknowledges letter.

[Charles P. Hoffman]
Sutherland to George Rolfe
1918 January 16
Introduction of Charles P. Hoffman, a wholesale sugar dealer. Requests relief from the Sugar Section of the Food Administration.

[Charles P. Hoffman]
Sutherland to Am. Sugar Refining Distribution Co.
1918 January 16
same as above - except requests relief from the Distribution Company.

[Donald M. Hoffman]
Welton, Arch to Sutherland
1917 October 3
Needs testimony of Private Donald M. Hoffman in upcoming case. Seeks aid obtaining a short leave of absence for Hoffman.

[Donald M. Hoffman]
Sutherland to Arch Welton
1917 October 5
Hoffman must apply to his commanding officer for a furlough.

Hoffman, J.G. to Sutherland
1912 December 17
Informs that information about the Deer Creek tract may be obtained from L.D. Fowler.

Hoffman, J.G. to Sutherland
1917 August 17
Seeks aid for his son who would like a position with the War Department.

Sutherland to T.G. Hoffman, Jr.
1917 August 18
Will do all he can to assist son.

Hoffman, O.W. to Sutherland
1917 August 26
Discusses negative impact of coal price controls on small business. Requests copy of Congressional Record.

Sutherland to O.W. Hoffman
1917 August 27
Takes note of his observations. Wants to meet for a discussion. Has exhausted his quota of the Congressional Record.

Sutherland to J.B. Hofmeier
1913 April 29
Discusses renewal of the notes.

Hofmeier, John B. to Sutherland
1913 April 30
Discusses at length due date and discount of notes.

Sutherland to John B. Hofmeier
1913 May 1
Will promptly return notes.

Hofmeier, John B. to Sutherland
1913 May 5
Can arrange the notes for ninety days. Expects them to be taken care of at maturity.

Sutherland to John B. Hofmeier
1913 May 6
Will try to take care of notes within ninety days.

Sutherland to John B. Hofmeier
1913 May 9
Requests that Hofmeier's bank contact the Davis Trust Company regarding the notes.

Hofmeier, John B. to Sutherland
1913 May 13
Explains recent actions by attorney to clarify renewal.

Sutherland to John B. Hofmeier
1913 May 13
Acknowledges letter. Expects to hear from Mr. Marshall and bank soon.

Hofmeier, John B. to Sutherland
1913 July 23
Calls attention to the notes due at the Davis Trust Company on July 29th.

Hofmeier, John B. to Sutherland
1913 July 24
Requests that Sutherland try to have notes discounted at the Davis Trust Company. If they are not discounted, the renewal will be extended one-half of ninety days.

Sutherland to John B. Hofmeier
1913 July 31
Acknowledges two letters. Notes have been paid and incident is closed.

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Hogan, Howard K. to Sutherland
1917 July 23
Requests assistance obtaining a waiver from the Navy Department for physical defects.

[Howard K. Hogan]
Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1917 July 23
Encourages him to assist Hogan.

Sutherland to Howard K. Hogan
1917 July 23
Although unsure of its value, offers his assistance.

[Howard K. Hogan]
Sutherland to Surgeon General W.C. Braisted
1917 July 26
Encourages the Navy to waive the slight physical defect for Howard K. Hogan. Hogan has been appointed to the United States Naval Academy.

[Howard K. Hogan]
Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1917 July 26
Acknowledges letter and explains that a letter has been sent to the Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery for the Navy Department.

[Howard K. Hogan]
Braisted, W.C. to Sutherland
1917 July 28
Informs that Hogan did not pass the second physical examination. However, he will be examined in August after treatment.

[Howard K. Hogan]
Sutherland to J. Mentor Caldwell
1917 July 30
Encloses copy of letter received from Surgeon General for the United States Navy, W.C. Braisted.

[Howard K. Hogan]
Caldwell, J. Mentor to Sutherland
1917 August 1
Expresses thanks for his assistance.

Hoge, Florence to Sutherland
1917 August 17
Urges support for the La Follette Peace resolution. Recommends Short Rations by Madeline Doty for his reading list. Calls attention to the picketing by those expressing irony of fighting for "democracy" overseas when women are disenfranchised.

Sutherland to Florence Hoge
1917 August 18
Explains the weaknesses of the LaFollette resolution. Feels that picketing White House lawn does more harm for the women's suffrage movement than good.

Hoge, Florence to Sutherland
1917 September 3
Feels remorse for his low opinion of the picketers. Encloses newspaper clipping regarding the picketers and the suffrage movement. [clipping follows]

Sutherland to Florence Hoge
1917 September 7
Despite his high regards for the women's movement, picketing in and of itself is harmful.

Hoge, Florence to Sutherland
1917 October 25
Seeks his influence to ban the persecution of suffrage picketers. Recommends reading "The Suffragist" which she has provided his subscription.

Sutherland to Florence Hoge
1917 October 29
Will take under consideration the persecution of suffrage pickets. Wishes success organizing the "Women's Party" in West Virginia.

Hoge, Florence to Sutherland
1917 December 11
Discourages support for a bill requiring universal military training because it would encourage militarism. Recommends book on the subject.

Sutherland to Florence Hoge
1917 December 13
Acknowledges letter.

Hogue, Chauncey F. to Sutherland
1917 December 3
Requests application for position with Navy as a machinist.

Sutherland to Chauncey F. Hogue
1917 December 5
Has requested materials be sent by the Civil Service Commission.

Sutherland to M.V. Hollandsworth
1917 September 15
Informs that an application blank is being sent for position of Special Agent in the Department of Justice. A strong letter of recommendation is being filed on his behalf.

Hollandsworth, M.V. to Sutherland
1917 September 20
Appreciates his offer to assist in securing the special agent position. However, the low pay has served to deter from seeking the position.

Sutherland to M.V. Hollandsworth
1917 September 21
Offers assistance in the future if it is needed.

Sutherland to M.V. Hollandsworth
1917 September 21
Seeks assistance securing position as special agent with the Customs Service.

Sutherland to M.V. Hollandsworth
1917 September 22
A letter of recommendation has been sent on his behalf to W.G. McAdoo, Secretary of the Treasury.

[M.V. Hollandsworth]
Sutherland to W.G. McAdoo
1917 September 22
Endorses M.V. Hollandsworth for an appointment as special agent in the customs service.

Hollandsworth, M.V. to Sutherland
1917 September 24
Acknowledges recent letters. Appreciates "highly" his assistance.

[M.V. Hollandsworth]
Rowe, Y.S. to Sutherland
1917 September 27
The special agent position falls under Civil Service. Hollandsworth must be on the register for selection.

Sutherland to M.V. Hollandsworth
1917 September 28
Sends copy of letter received from Y.S. Rowe of the Treasury Department.

[Policeman Hollis]
Sutherland to Oliver P. Newman
1917 August 25
Questions the amounts of disability pay received by Mr. Hollis. Feels that he deserves more than sixty days disability pay for his surgery.

[Policeman Hollis]
Newman, Oliver P. to Sutherland
1917 August 28
Acknowledges letter. Advises that it has been transferred to Commissioner Brownlow.

[Policeman Hollis]
Sutherland to Louis Brownlow
1917 September 24
Questions actions regarding Policeman Hollis after the month-long delay.

[Policeman Hollis]
Brownlow, Louis to Sutherland
1917 September 29
Regrets the delay. Mr. Hollis' salary has been satisfactorily adjusted.

[Policeman Hollis]
Sutherland to Louis Brownlow
1917 October 1
Expresses thanks for information relating to Mr. Hollis.

Holt, Dr. A.J. to Sutherland
1911 January 20
Encourages Sutherland to support a bill to be introduced by West Virginia Veterinary Medical Assn.

Sutherland to Dr. A.J. Holt
1911 February 13
Will give the bill careful attention when it comes before the legislative body.

Sutherland to James H. Holt
1912 April 10
Seeks information regarding demand for Congressman-at-Large in the area.

Sutherland to J.H. Holt
n.d.
Appreciates his reply regarding Congressman-at-Large.

Sutherland to J.H. Holt
1910 May 7
Expresses concern regarding health of Mrs. Holt. Discusses Coal and Coke Railroad and the construction near Roaring Creek Junction.

Sutherland to John H. Holt
1910 May 11
Informs of special court term to process condemnation of right-of-way for railroad construction.

Sutherland to John H. Holt
1910 May 20
Date of special court term is June 2, 1910. Hopes he can arrange to be present.

Sutherland to J.H. Holt
1910 May 25
Offers sympathy on the loss of his wife. If he is not able to preside over special court term, then he may select the special judge.

Holt, John H. to Sutherland
n.d.
Expresses gratefulness for kind message and sympathy.

Holt, John H. to Sutherland
1911 February 17
Encourages Sutherland to prevent the passage of a judicial redistricting bill which would combine Monongalia and Taylor Counties.

Sutherland to John H. Holt
1911 February 23
The bill regarding the judicial redistricting passed Senate and House. Difficulties exist getting everyone to agree on a judicial redistricting bill.

Sutherland to John H. Holt
1913 January 2
Appears that Sutherland has mixed him up with someone else. Will assist his son James in obtaining an appointment to the Naval Academy.

Holt, Dr. M.S. to Sutherland
n.d.
As a Socialist, offers congratulations on vote for financing the war.

Sutherland to Dr. M.S. Holt
1918 January 25
Appreciates note of congratulations.

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Sutherland to W.B. Honaker
1912 December 24
Appreciates kind words expressed in letter.

Hood, E.E. to Sutherland
1912 April 12
Would support him as a candidate for Congressman- at-Large if he had not previously pledged himself to Colonel Teter.

Sutherland to E.E. Hood
1912 April 15
Strongly discounts Teter's qualifications and chances for political success.

Hood, E.E. to Sutherland
1915 June 26
Appreciates his comments regarding the editorial, even though it may have been misleading.

Sutherland to E.E. Hood
1915 June 28
Compliments the improvements made in the Echo.

Hooten, C. Vernon to Sutherland
n.d.
Seeks aid securing a position. Advises that N.G. Keim can be used as a reference.

Sutherland to C. Vernon Hooten
1917 July 27
Positions are difficult to obtain because they are controlled by the democrats or the Civil Service Commission.

Hooten, C.Vernon to Sutherland
1918 January 19
Would like necessary forms for Civil Service Exam.

[C. Vernon Hooten]
Sutherland to Civil Service Commission
1918 January 22
Requests information be sent to Hooten regarding available clerical positions.

[C. Vernon Hooten]
McIlhenny, J.A. to Sutherland
1918 January 28
Proper information has been forwarded to C.V. Hooten.

Sutherland to C.V. Hooten
1918 January 30
Explains that information has been sent from the Civil Service Commission.

Hoover, A.H. to Sutherland
n.d.
Encourages Sutherland to defeat any actions to import Chinese laborers to work on the farms.

Sutherland to A.H. Hoover
1917 December 20
Will give matter careful and conscientious consideration.

Hoover, B.M. to Sutherland
1917 January 19
Apologizes for changing plans and missing their meeting.

Sutherland to B.M. Hoover
1917 January 22
Although he knew the change of plans were for a good reason, he was disappointed.

[B.M. Hoover]
Talbott & Hoover to L.L. Brachen
1917 September 27
Writes to the Federal Trade Commission on behalf of a client who is being wrongfully forced to submit information to the Fuel Administrator.

Hoover, B.M. to Sutherland
1917 October 8
Discusses letter written to L.L. Brachen of the Federal Trade Commission. Seeks Sutherland's aid obtaining a ruling.

Sutherland to B.M. Hoover
1917 October 11
Has taken matter up with the Federal Trade Commission. Discusses general and specific powers of the act. Personally, feels client should submit information to Fuel Administration.

Hoover, John M. to Sutherland
1914 September 14
Has received a copy of the Interstate Commerce Act and the Clayton Act. Discusses recent events regarding coal and timber on Holly River tract.

Sutherland's Secretary to J.M. Hoover
1914 September 15
Informs that Sutherland will be back in town tomorrow.

Sutherland to John M. Hoover
1914 September 17
Will be unable to give attention to business matters until after the election.

Hopkies, Nellie P. to Sutherland
1917 September 4
Discusses the hardship that will result to residents of Kent Island if the War Department purchases the Island. Encourages Sutherland to defeat the request.

Sutherland to Nellie Hopkies
1917 September 7
Will give Kent Island matter careful consideration.

Sutherland to F.W. Horchler
1912 October 28
Offers thanks for kind letter and support.

Hornbuck, William E. to Sutherland
1912 February 3
Favors Roosevelt as the stronger man for President.

[J.L. Horner]
Sutherland to Captain William A. Larned
1917 August 18
Letter of introduction for J.L. Horner of Clarksburg.

Horvaith, Joe to Sutherland
1917 August 4
Appeals for assistance getting in touch with his family in Hungary.

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Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
n.d.
Encloses note for two thousand dollars and a check for sixty dollars.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1910 November 11
Congratulates him on political victory. Discusses upcoming session and its organization.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1910 November 12
Acknowledges receipt of recent letter. Feels a meeting of Republicans is necessary.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1910 November 22
Explains actions recently taken by state legislators. Preparations are under way to take the Presidency of the Senate. A candidate has not been selected thus far.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1910 December 22
Wants Sutherland to purchase twenty shares of Knobly Mountain Orchard Company for one hundred and fifty dollars a share.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1910 December 14
Would like to purchase shares of stock. Discusses arrangements for payment.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1910 December 27
The First National Bank will carry loan for the stock. Two notes are being sent out regarding the matter.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1911 April 29
Discusses renewal of bank notes.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1911 May 1
Acknowledges recent bank note and check. Explains banking rules regarding renewal of loan at more than face value.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1911 May 8
Hoped to see him during a recent trip to Charleston. Agrees that the company should not sell. A 150 percent dividend is expected on the stock.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1911 May 9
Increasing stock of the Knobly Mountain Orchard Company is the proper thing to do. Due to a meeting at Hagerstown, will be unable to attend meeting at Keyser. [proxy follows]

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1911 October 16
Would like to meet with him next month in Keyser. Seeks opinion on primary and its regulations. Offers support if he seeks nomination for Attorney General.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 January 10
Expresses concern over his illness. Informs of a meeting in Parkersburg for Republicans to select their gubernatorial nominee.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1912 January 11
Will be unable to attend meeting at Parkersburg because court begins soon. Senator Grimes will probably attend.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 January 15
The meeting of the Republicans will be in Parkersburg on January 17th.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1912 February 2
Sorry to hear of son's illness. Informs of an upcoming meeting and dinner.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 March 5
Seeks advice regarding entering political race against Teter for Congressman-at-Large.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1912 March 6
Will offer his personal support. However, his newspaper will remain neutral.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 March 9
Will inform him as soon as decision has been made.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1912 May 7
Many Republicans talk favorably of candidacy for Congressman-at-Large. An article will soon appear in The Echo regarding the matter.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 May 13
Expresses thanks for the letter. Plans to see him soon.

[O.A. Hood]
Grimes, W.C. to Sutherland
1912 September 17
Explains decisions made by the County Committee.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 November 11
Disagrees that the proposition is best for the company but will go along with the decision of the stockholders.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 November 11
Expresses thanks for assistance during the primary and recent campaign.

Sutherland to Hood and Grimes
1912 November 16
Requests correct tabulated statement for Mineral County.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 November 25
Seeks corrected vote tabulation. Wants report of Knobly Mountain Orchard Company meeting.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1912 November 27
Encloses corrected tabulated statement. Congratulates him on election win. Reports on actions taken by the Knobly Mountain Orchard Company. [tabulated statement follows]

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 November 27
Encourages him to run for presidency of the Senate. Discusses cash payment required in Knobly Mountain deal.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1912 December 5
Encourages him to pursue membership on the Ways and Means Committee. Expects to see him in Charleston.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1912 December 6
Doubts that he will be a member of the Ways and Means Committee. Will not be in Charleston during the special session. Will fully support him. Expresses delight at upcoming wedding of Grimes.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1913 September 27
Wants full update on Knobly Mountain Orchard Company.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 September 28
Offers four page description of the orchard.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1913 September 29
Appreciates data. Requests more data if it can be made available. Feels stockholders should set a price. Will see him as soon as possible.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 September 28
Discusses crop harvested from Orchard. Conservative price has been set. Grimes' injuries are slight.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 September 30
Board decided to sell orchard for $150,000 with specified financial terms. Feels confident in proposition.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 September 30
text same as above

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 October 9
Proposition is agreeable to company. [telegram]

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 October 13
Sends complete map of the Knobly Mountain Orchard Company's properties. The company also owns personal property. Requests he update Mr. Davidson.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1913 October 15
Mr. Davidson was impressed with the proposition. Will stockholders accept bonds in payment for stock?

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 October 16
Appreciates his attention to the postal routes of the county. Stockholders probably will not accept bonds as payment.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 October 28
The rain prevented the parties from getting a good look at the orchard. Parties seem pleased with proposition despite bad weather.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1913 October 29
Discussed discrepancies in data given to Mr. Davidson regarding apple production. Davidson seems discouraged with proposition.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1913 November 3
Seeks corrected estimates of apple production.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
n.d.
Young Davidson will arrive at Keyser on train fifty-five.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 November 17
Shares his frustration over newspaper article by a democrat. Apologizes that it was even printed.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1913 November 18
Is glad to know that article in error. Deal with Mr, Davidson is off because price is too high.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 November 20
Feels that it is useless to encourage the orchard's board of directors to lower the sale price. Describes age and production of peach trees.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1913 November 21
Hopes to sell the orchard, but feels price is too high. Discusses the formation of a larger orchard.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1913 November 22
Further discusses the idea of buying out other orchards in the area.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1913 November 25
Mr. Davidson will not be able to purchase orchard. The consolidation idea will eventually be carried out.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 January 5
Reviews bulletin put out by Mr. Arnold. Regarding consolidation, the stockholders want to purchase large orchards only. The timing is right for the idea.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 January 6
Discounts statements made by Mr. Arnold in the bulletin. Would like to purchase stock of the Knobly Mountain Orchard Company.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 January 7
Discusses value of neighboring orchards and the prices for same. A consolidation plan and a holding company should be formed.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 January 10
Wants a tentative price on the Walnut Spring and Abram's Ridge Orchards. Would like to take commission in the form of stock. The deal should be complete within a few months.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 January 12
Places tentative price on requested orchards. Discusses holding company and stock options.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 January 14
Feels they should meet soon.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 January 15
Due to prior commitments, it will be a few days before they can meet.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 January 20
Board meeting and elections were held. Are keeping the consolidation idea quiet until ninety acre tract can be purchased. Holding company should be established soon.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 January 24
Is pleased with the Mineral County company option. Invites him to visit.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 January 26
Crops will probably be excellent. An extension can not be obtained on the option. Feels a strategy must be developed. Discusses prospects.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 January 28
Will try to arrange inspector for orchard propositions. Discusses potential for deals in Hampshire and Berkeley Counties. Approves of fruit exchange.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 January 29
Has prospects for the Knobly Mountain and Park Orchard.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 January 31
Feels that properties in four counties would bring financial stability. Must travel to Colorado next week for an investigation.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 February 2
Invites him to stop by en route to Colorado. Will halt proceedings until he returns.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 February 3
Will be unable to stop at Keyser. Encourages him to continue working on obtaining 90 acre tract.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 March 25
Inquires about the purchase of the Knobly Mountain Orchard Company stock for cash. Will try to visit soon.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 March 30
The stock may be purchased for $200 a share.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 April 8
Would like to know how many shares may be purchased at mentioned price. Discusses sale of land and the form of profits.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 April 15
Few stockholders want to sell because crop prospects good. Visit should be made soon for political reasons.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 April 16
Inquires about political problems in Mineral County. Will be unable to get away for a visit.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 October 12
Company will probably "talk sale" and accept his proposition for financial reasons.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 October 13
Will not be able to do anything with the proposition until after the election. A reasonable price must be set or else the property can not be sold.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 October 17
The Board of Directors will probably lower price for a quicker sale (to pay pressing debts). Expresses willingness to take stock as commission.

Sutherland's Secretary to O.A. Hood
1914 October 19
Sutherland will respond to his letter after elections.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1914 November 10
Extends congratulations. Needs response to recent letter.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1914 November 12
Appreciates congratulations. Will try to stop by to discuss orchard matter.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1915 January 15
Acknowledges printed statement regarding Knobly Mountain Orchard Company. Suggests that stockholders make a decision regarding its sale and the sale price.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1915 April 6
Nothing done regarding Knobly Mountain proposition.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1915 April 8
Will dispose of Knobly Mountain Stock as advised.

Sutherland to E.E. and O.A. Hood
1915 June 25
Expresses thanks for kind editorial. Clarifies parts of editorial. Is unsure what he wil be a candidate for. [copy of editorial follows]

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1915 September 25
Inquires about season for Knobly Mountain Orchard. Hopes apples bring enough to compensate loss on peaches.

Hood, O.A. to Sutherland
1915 October 3
Feels his own health is improving. Requests he give a few days notice before visiting.

Sutherland to O.A. Hood
1915 October 4
Will try to visit en route to Baltimore. Feels price for apples is a fair one.

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Hosmer, George E. to Sutherland
1917 July 30
Sends copy of resolutions adopted at the Thirty-second Annual Convention of the National Editorial Association. Discusses role of newspaper in the war effort. [copy of resolution follows]

Sutherland to G.E. Hosmer
1917 August 7
Acknowledges letter of the 30th. Will give matter careful consideration.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1914 August 21
Would like to meet with fellow committeemen of the Good Roads Committee before the West Virginia Board of Trade meeting.

Hough, Elmer to Sutherland
1914 August 27
Discusses meeting and ideas for legislation. Feels a state road fund should be created.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1914 August 31
Suggests that Dennis Williams be allowed to draft committee report. [2 copies]

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1914 September 22
Sends recommendations made by A.D. Williams for his approval.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1914 October 2
Received his suggestions and will pass them on to Mr. Williams. Will see him at the meeting in Wheeling.

Hough, Elmer to Sutherland
1915 June 28
Most people are supporting him over Hatfield.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1915 June 30
Appreciates letter. Wants honest assessment of political sentiment in area. Requests he talk with Mr. Ogden about same. People appear to be opposed to machine domination. [confidential]

Hough, Elmer to Sutherland
1915 August 17
Offers thanks for assistance with his son. Ogden is the key to senatorship if Ogden does not have personal aspirations.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1915 August 20
Pleased with situation of Hough's. In regards to politics, would like Ogdens' support. Hopes to weld party together.

Hough, Elmer to Sutherland
1915 September 23
Expects good report regarding Good Roads Committee at annual Board of Trade meeting. Advocates plan to connect every county seat and principal cities. His past work greatly appreciated by auto owners of the state.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1915 September 24
Expects to be at the State Board of Trade meeting at Fairmont. Will work on his suggestion.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1915 October 4
Requests he write at once with ideas for the Good Roads Committee report. Would like to meet with him before the Board of Trade meeting.

Hough, Elmer to Sutherland
1915 October 7
Depends upon Williams to make suggestions for road law. Has two points to be included in the report.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1915 October 8
Will try to meet with the Good Roads Committee on the first day of the Board of Trade meeting. The suggestions made will be taken into consideration.

Hough, Elmer to Sutherland
1916 January 2
Many people are inquiring to his stand in the Senate race. Hopes he has Sutherland's support.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1916 January 26
Strongly supports him in the Senatorship fight. The report regarding public sentiment confirms those he is hearing from around the state.

Hough, Elmer to Sutherland
1917 August 9
Informs on local situation regarding the formation of army. Wealthy families are trying to obtain exemptions from Washington. This is causing much local resentment.

Sutherland to Elmer Hough
1917 August 11
Denies the allegations of granting military exemptions to boys from "certain" families. The requirements for training camp are rigid.

Sutherland to A.C. Houghton & Company
1913 May 20
Wants to know lowest rent which will be accepted for property advertised.

Houriet, A.G. to Sutherland
1914 October 13
Informs of a lodge meeting in Wheeling. The fraternal address will be given by Walter B. Richie.

Sutherland to A.G. Houriet
1914 October 14
May attend meeting if State Committee is in the area. Wishes to congratulate John Arbenz on his election to the highest position in the lodge.

Houriet, A.G. to Sutherland
1914 October 17
Looks forward to seeing him at the meeting. Requests campaigning dodges in support of Sutherland

Sutherland's Secretary to A.G. Houriet
1914 October 19
Informs that Sutherland is in Fayette County. Sends printed slips used for campaigning.

Sutherland to A.G. Houriet
1914 November 10
Expresses thanks for assistance during the campaign. A trip to Charleston is being planned - will try to meet him.

Houriet, A.G. to Sutherland
1914 November 10
Invites him to participate in the Golden Jubilee Anniversary in Charleston. Explains parade that will take place.

Sutherland to A.G. Houriet
1914 November 14
Explains that he will not be attending the exercises in Charleston because he is moving and handling personal affairs. Expresses affection for the Order.

Houriet, A.G. to Sutherland
1914 December 5
Informs that a Temple of the D.O.K.K. will be instituted at Terra Alta on Saturday, December 12th.

Sutherland to A.G. Houriett
1915 January 7
Appreciates the good wishes for the New Year.

Houriet, A.G. to Sutherland
1915 August 23
Informs of a meeting of the Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias in Charles Town.

Sutherland to A.G. Houriet
1915 August 25
Will not attend meeting in Charles Town due to prior obligations and unexpected problems with the weather.

[A.G. Houriet]
Robinson, James W. to Sutherland
1917 August 7
Discusses job situation of mutual friend, A.G. Houriet. Houriet's insurance business has halted due to the war. Seeks government position in Child Labor Dept.

[A.G. Houriet]
Sutherland to James W. Robinson
1917 August 8
Will try to assist Colonel Houriet at any time.

Houriet, A.G. to Sutherland
1917 September 21
Requests a letter of recommendation be sent to E.M. Harber regarding his work for the West Virginia branch of the order.

Sutherland's Secretary to A.G. Houriet
1917 September 24
Acknowledges receipt of letter which will be given to Sutherland upon his return.

Sutherland to A.G. Houriet
1917 September 27
A letter of recommendation has been sent to Brother Harber. [copy follows]

[A.G. Houriet]
Dille, Thomas Ray to Sutherland
1918 January 12
Asks him to assist Houriet obtain a government position until the war is over.

[A.G. Houriet]
Sutherland to Thomas Ray Dille
1918 January 14
Shall be glad to aid Houriet any way possible.

[A.G. Houriet]
Sutherland to William G. McAdoo
1918 January 17
Strongly endorses Colonel Houriet for a position in the War Risk Department.

[A.G. Houriet]
Love, Thomas A. to Sutherland
1918 January 24
Acknowledges receipt of letter written in the interest of Colonel Houriet.

Sutherland to A.G. Houriet
1918 January 28
Sends copy of letter received from Thomas A. Love.

[A.G. Houriet]
Sutherland to J.E. Houston
1912 May 24
Expresses thanks for letter and political support.

[Houvouras family]
Adee, Alvey A. to Carney M. Layne
1917 May 21
Acknowledges letter relating to Houvouras' desire to extradite George Mauroyianes. The criminal murdered a girl in Greece.

[Houvouras family]
Houvouras, Peter to American Legation
n.d.
Informs of date and place of murder committed by George Mauroyianes.

[Houvouras family]
Hourvouras, Nick to Sutherland
1917 June 23
Seeks assistance in deporting George Mauroyianes.

Sutherland to Nick Hourvouras
1917 June 25
Informs that letter and cablegram have been referred to Robert Lansing, Secretary of State.

[Houvouras family]
Lansing, Robert to Sutherland
1917 July 2
Acknowledges receipt of letter regarding Nick Houvouras. Copies of same forwarded to Secretary of Labor.

Sutherland to Nick Houvouras
1917 July 5
Informs that Secretary of Labor has full control of matters relating to immigration.

[Houvouras family]
Post, Louis F. to Sutherland
1917 July 10
Matter was previously investigated by the Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island. On June 20th, a warrant for the alien's arrest was issued.

Sutherland to Nick Houvouras
1917 July 11
Sends letter from Louis F. Post, Assistant Secretary of the Department of Labor.

Houvouras, Nick to Sutherland
1917 July 17
Acknowledges recent letters. Further explains situation.

Sutherland to Nick Houvouras
1917 July 19
Glad to have been of some service.

Sutherland to Joe Hovath
1917 August 8
Acknowledges receipt of letter.

Sutherland to G.B. Hovermale
1917 July 31
War pressures may prevent his attendance at the annual Sunday School picnic at Indian Run.

[Beno F. Howard]
Sutherland to S.A. Daniel
1917 July 21
Acknowledges letter relative to Beno F. Howard. Will send a letter of endorsement to Otto Praeger. [copy follows]

[Beno F. Howard]
Praeger, Otto to Sutherland
1917 July 24
All postal service positions on foreign lands have been filled.

[Beno F. Howard]
Sutherland to S.A. Daniel
1917 July 26
Sends copy of letter received from Otto Praeger, Second Assistant Postmaster General.

Howard, Beno F. to Sutherland
1917 July 30
Appreciates endorsement of his application for the United States Army Postal Service.

Sutherland to Beno F. Howard
1917 July 31
Informs that it is a pleasure to be of service to friends.

Howard, Edward L. to Sutherland
1916 January 25
Seeks autograph for his collection.

Sutherland to Frank M. Howard
1915 September 20
Would like his knowledge of the sentiment in Moundsville and Marshall County in reference to the Senatorship.

Howard, George H. to Sutherland
1917 October 4
Seeks aid finding his current standing with the Civil Service Commission.

[George H. Howard]
Sutherland to Civil Service Commission
1917 October 5
Seeks rating and relative standing on the eligible list of George H. Howard.

Sutherland to George H. Howard
1917 October 5
Acknowledges letter. Informs that matter of position as inspector of lumber has been taken up with Civil Service Commission.

[George H. Howard]
McIlhenny, John A. to Sutherland
1917 October 10
Mr. Howard's papers for examination have been received. His rating has not been determined. Will advise.

Sutherland to George H. Howard
1917 October 11
Passes on information received from J.A. McIlhenny, President of the Civil Service Commission.

Howard, George H. to Sutherland
1917 November 19
Updates him on his Civil Service standing. Requests name of someone he can write to regarding position. [George H. Howard]
Galloway, Charles M. to Sutherland
1917 November 23
Advises of rating and rank of George H. Howard.

Sutherland to George H. Howard
1917 November 26
Sends copy of letter from Charles M. Galloway, Acting President of Civil Service Commission.

Sutherland to George H. Howard
1917 November 30
Regrets that report was not more favorable. Offers future assistance.

Howard, N.P. to Sutherland
1913 July 12
Informs that deal in Perry and Letcher counties, Kentucky, was not made. Describes new tracts that are for sale.

Sutherland to N.P. Howard
1913 July 19
Will be glad to co-operate in reference to timber tracts that are for sale.

Howard, N.P. to Sutherland
1913 July 30
Blames Sutherland for not closing deal. Offers to give commission on tracts sold with Sutherland's assistance.

Sutherland to N.P. Howard
1913 August 5
Requests description of lands under his control Prefers a definite understanding as to division of profits.

Howard, N.P. to Sutherland
1915 September 11
Seeks purchasers for two different properties. Advises him to use his political power for financial gain.

Sutherland to N.P. Howard
1915 September 15
Explains current propositions and the coal situation.

Sutherland to C.P. Howell
1912 May 24
Regrets not receiving letter sooner. Discusses public sentiment toward improved road conditions.

Sutherland to Joseph Howell
1915 June 14
Appreciates the announcement card of daughter's marriage.

Howells, Thomas J. to Sutherland
n.d.
Lengthy letter regarding the political and internal opinions about the war.


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Hubbard, Mrs. J. Edward to Sutherland
1918 January 28
Request he oppose Periodical Postage Law.

Sutherland to Mrs. J. Edward Hubbard
1918 January 30
Will give consideration to matter involving postage.

Hubbard, W.H. to Sutherland
1913 September 24
Expects to be at the Willard on Saturday. [telegram]

Hubbard W.P. to Sutherland
1910 June 1
Wants his support in primary. Discusses his platform.

Lolue, A.L. to Sutherland
1910 June 1
Hubbard out of office. No action taken on H.R. #25,333.

Sutherland to W.P. Hubbard
1912 March 5
Wants his views and opinions on becoming congressman-at-large candidate.

Hubbard, W.P. to Sutherland
1912 March 13
Unable to express views about candidates since one of his supporters is a candidate.

Sutherland to W.P. Hubbard
1912 March 20
Discusses congressman-at-large race and organization of the Roosevelt Club.

Sutherland to W.P. Hubbard
1913 -----
Discusses bill introduced by Representative Cocks regarding appointment of National Highways Committee.

Hubbard, W.P. to Sutherland
1916 February 10
Expresses his views on Sutherland's chances and those of other candidates.

Sutherland to W.P. Hubbard
1916 February 12
Discusses reports received on Senatorial race. Appreciates his sentiment.

Huber, Frank to Sutherland
1912 February 7
Prefers Taft to Roosevelt.

Huber, J.D. to Sutherland
1917 December 8
Can rural mail carriers can expect salary increase.

Sutherland to James D. Huber
1917 December 10
Unable to say if any legislation will be passed regarding a salary increase for rural mail carriers.

Sutherland to Marchy G. Hudgel
1917 July 14
Took exam paper matter up with Civil Service Committee. Letter from Mr. McIlhenny regarding same. [copy follows]

Sutherland to J.O. Huey
1912 May 16
Sutherland attending State Encampment in his city.

Huey, L.B. to Sutherland
1912 November 9
Congratulates on election win. Sorry Laughlin lost in district.

Sutherland to L.B. Huey
1912 November 12 Appreciates friendly feeling of he and his father. Regrets Laughlin's defeat but will work hard to represent first district himself.

Huey, L.B. to Sutherland
1912 November 20
Long letter with qualifications as private secretary.

Huey, L.B. to Sutherland
1912 November 20
Applies for position of private secretary.

Sutherland to L.B. Huey
1912 November --
Acknowledges his application for position as secretary.

Huffman, H.C. to Sutherland
1912 February 2
Expresses his views on presidential candidates.

[Huffman, T.T.]
Sutherland to David Arnold
1912
Discusses payment, company organization of Orchard Co.

Huffman, T.T. to Sutherland
1912 November 9
Discusses offer on Knobley Mountain Orchard resolution and stockholders meeting. [resolution follows]

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1912 November 11
Thinks Knobley Mountain Orchard proposition is a poor business arrangement but will go along with majority of board members.

Sutherland to Thad T. Huffman
1913 January 4
Wants status of orchard proposition. Thinks stockholders should operate it rather than sell.

Huffman, T.T. to Sutherland
1913 January 8
Knobley Mountain Orchard deal is off. Hopes he can get a Keyser P.O. Bill for them.

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1913 January 14
Glad orchard deal off. Will do all he can to get Keyser Post Office Bill.

Huffman, T.T. to Sutherland
1913 April 25
Hopes he and others pass appropriation bill for Federal building at Keyser. Advises him to send proxy regarding Knobley Mountain Orchard Company.

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1913 April 26
Encloses his proxy. Wants data regarding property. [proxy follows]

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1915 February 3
Due to money being tight, uncertain if he can purchase more Knobley Mountain Orchard Company stock.

Huffman, T.T. to Sutherland
1915 June 12
Will support his candidacy for Congress.

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1915 June 14
Announcement of his candidacy unauthorized. Still giving matter consideration.

Huffman, T.T. to Sutherland
1915 August 22
Pleased the Rural Route from Elk Garden established. Will support him for any office.

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1915 August 25
Seeking public sentiment with regards to senatorial situation. Asks if Harmon made any headway in regard to nomination for Congress.

Huffman, T.T. to Sutherland
1915 August 29
Expresses his views on political situation. Harmon did not receive much encouragement within county.

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1915 August 30
Discusses political situation. Will look over matter before making final decision.

Huffman, T.T. to Sutherland
1917 October 25
Seeks his aid in locating a job.

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1917 October 26
Knows of no job vacancies but will keep him in mind.

Huffman, Thad T. to Sutherland
1917 October 27
Request he speak on his behalf to J.C. Koons.

[T.T. Huffman]
Sutherland to J.C. Koons
1917 October 29
Requests he consider T.T. Huffman for a position.

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1917 October 29
He wrote a letter of endorsement to J.C. Koons.

[T.T. Huffman]
Koons, J.C. to Sutherland
1917 November 2
Acknowledges his letter concerning T.T. Huffman.

Sutherland to T.T. Huffman
1917 November 3
Informs that he is not eligible for the transfer.

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1912 November 8
Congratulates his election.

Hughes, J.A. to Sutherland
1912 November 17
Appreciates his services in recent election. Glad to know he will be with him in Congress.

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1912 November 22
Acknowledges his recent letter.

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1912 November 23
Wants date on notes he received and selection of committee of next Congress.

Hughes, J.A. to Sutherland
1912 November 27
Informs him that Hughes is absent, but will assist in obtaining committee appointments upon his return.

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1912 December 7
Will appreciate helping him get on committees.

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1912 December 13
Ask if he can assist him by getting copies of Congressional Records.

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1914 November 14
Extends thanks for note of congratulations.

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1915 August 6
Request his opinion-judgement of senatorial situation.

Hughes, J.A. to Sutherland
1915 August 20
Will contact him as soon as he finds out anything regarding senatorial situation. Thinks Sutherland would make a stronger race than White.

Sutherland to J.A. Hughes
1915 August 21
Wants report of senatorial situation. Request he write Senator Scott regarding strength of White's candidacy.

Hughes, J.E. to Sutherland
1918 January 25
Encloses resolution and asks his support of same.

Sutherland to J.E. Hughes
1918 January 28
Will give careful consideration to any measures affecting Civil War soldiers.

[Edmund Hugill]
McIlHenny J.A. to Sutherland
1918 January 22
Informs him of Hugill's Civil Service rating. Huling, J.H. to Sutherland
1916 March 14
Encloses report of land tract he wants Sutherland to invest in.

Sutherland to J.H. Huling
1916 March 25
Unable to take up coal matter at this time.

Huling, J.H. to Sutherland
1916 March 27
Discusses Kanawha County political situation.

Sutherland to J.H. Huling
1916 March 30
Wants to co-operate in regard to real estate sale but does not have time at present. Plans to be in Kanawha County soon.

Sutherland to J.H. Huling
1917 July 11
Mailing second copy of Congressional Directory. Thinks they can handle 15,000 acre tract and make profit.

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Humphrey, O.E. to Sutherland
1917 September 12
Seeks his aid in obtaining job transfer.

Sutherland to O.E. Humphrey
1917 September 14
Wants more data regarding present position, salary, and reason for transfer.

Humphrey, O.E. to Sutherland
1917 September 17
Replies to his request concerning job transfer.

Sutherland to O.E. Sutherland
1917 September 18
Advises him of steps he must take to transfer to another position.

Hunt, U.B. to Sutherland
1914 August 13
Needs insurance payment in order to reinstate his membership.

Sutherland to U.B. Hunt
1914 August 20
Encloses insurance payment - wants coverage reinstated.

Hunt, W.C. to Sutherland
1912 November 18
Congratulates him on election.

Sutherland to W.C. Hunt
1912 November 22
Acknowledges his letter.

Hunt, W.C. to Sutherland
1913 May 1
Thanks him for card of admission.

Hunt, W.C. to Sutherland
1914 March 20
Dinner in his honor will be held at the Commercial Club.

Sutherland to W.C. Hunt
1914 March 21
Will enjoy planned dinner.

Hunter and Price to Sutherland
1914 November 30
Acknowledges recent letter that expressed thanks for the editorial. Hopes that the political scene does not end up being controlled by money.

Sutherland to Hunter and Price
1914 December 19
Acknowledges letter. Discusses the effect that money has on the qualifications of the candidates.

Sutherland to Glen Hunter
1912 May 24
Appreciates his support.

Hunter, William to Sutherland
1917 June 26
Request his aid in charges brought against him by Lieutenant Davis with Panama Canal Zone Police. [very long letter]

[Hunter, William]
Sutherland to Lieutenant Col. Chester Harding
1917 June 28
Request he investigate and send report of his findings in regards to case against William Hunter.

Sutherland to William Hunter
1917 June 28
Advises that he contacted Panama Canal Governor and will contact Hunter later on matter.

[Hunter, William]
Harding, Chester to Sutherland
1917 August 3
Encloses report made on William Hunter by the Chief of Police Division. [copy follows]

Sutherland to William Hunter
1917 August 17
Encloses letter and report relative to Hunter's case. Regrets he was unable to accomplish desired results.

Hunter, William to Sutherland
1917 August 20
Lengthy letter regarding the charges and case brought against him in the Panal Zone.

Sutherland to William Hunter
1917 September 1
Offers further assistance by suggesting a letter to Captain Cralli.

Cralli, G.M. to William Hunter
1917 September 10
Unable to get him reinstated on Zone Police Force. Discusses hearing.

Hunter, William to Sutherland
1917 September 26
Encloses letter written by Captain Cralli. Discusses situation at Panama Canal.

[William Hunter]
Sutherland to Lieutenant Col. Harding
1917 September 29
Encloses letter written by Major Cralli to William Hunter.

Sutherland to William Hunter
1917 September 29
Informs that he sent Cralli's letter to Harding.

[William Hunter]
Gov Chester Harding to Sutherland
1917 October 16
Discusses the case against William Hunter. States Hunter's case was given careful consideration and he has no cause for complaint.

Sutherland to William Hunter
1917 October 26
Encloses letter from Governor Harding. Sorry he can not give a favorable report. Sutherland to Huntington Herald Dispatch
1913 April 2
Encloses check for flood victims.

Sutherland to Huntington Herald Dispatch
1913 April 10
Again requests that paper be sent to Washington office.

Hurd, R.M. to Sutherland
1918 January 22
Urges he support the appeal for a war cabinet. [telegram]

Sutherland to R.M. Hurd
1918 January 23
Will give consideration to matter regarding War Cabinet.

Hurlin, Arthur to Sutherland
1917 December 1
Requests his aid in securing information regarding Government position.

Sutherland to Arthur Hurlin
1917 December 3
Informs that Civil Service Commission and War College will send information.

Hurvthal, F.K. to Sutherland
1917 July 28
Seeks his assistance in getting employment. Mentions special interest groups attack on Sutherland.

Sutherland to F.K. Hurvthal
1917 July 30
Assures him that he also votes according to his conscience. Civil Service Commission sending information regarding employment.

Hurvthal, F.K. to Sutherland
1917 August 18
Requests his assistance in obtaining furlough for his son.

Sutherland to F.K. Hurvthal
1917 August 20
Will take up matter with Major Barnett regarding son.

[F.K. Hurvthal]
Sutherland to Barnett, George
1917 August 20
Request a furlough be granted to Private Hurvthal. [copy of letter to Sutherland from Maj. George Barnett]

Sutherland to F.K. Hurvthal
1917 August 22
Informs that his son was granted furlough.

Hurvthal to Sutherland
1917 August 24
Thanks him for securing furlough for Private Hurvthal.

Sutherland to Lieutenant Hurvthal
1917 August 25
Glad he could be of service in regard to brother.

Hurvthal, F.T. to Sutherland
1917 September 1
Wants data regarding employment agency.

Sutherland to F.T. Hurvthal
1917 September 3
Informs that all governor's jobs are under Civil Service. Encloses information.

Hurvthal, F.T. to Sutherland
1917 September 5
Appreciates his offer of service.

Sutherland to F.T. Hurvthal
1917 September 8
Will aid him in securing employment.

Hurvthal, F.T. to Sutherland
1917 September 27
Wants son transferred to aviation unit of Marine Corps.

Sutherland to F.K. Hurvthal
1917 September 29
Will contact him regarding Civil Service report. Will continue seeking transfer for his son.

Sutherland to F.E. Hurvthal
1917 October 2
Suggest he make application to his commanding officer for transfer to aviation service.

Hurvthal, F.E. to Sutherland
1917 October 1
Wants information on aviation branch of Marchines. Sorry his father requested a transfer for him.

[F.E. Hurvthal]
Barrett, George to Sutherland
1917 November 13
Advises him that Private Hurvthal arrived in France.

Sutherland to Brooks Hutchinson
1917 October 9
Send best wishes to him and bride.

Hutchinson, Brooks to Sutherland
1917 October 23
Thanks him for attention given.

Sutherland to Brooks Hutchinson
1917 October 27
Offers his service.

Hutchinson, C.E. to Sutherland
1915 October 4
Invites him to Marshall County for festivities.

Sutherland to C.E. Hutchinson
1915 October 8
Trip East forbad his visit to Moundsville.

Hutchinson, John, Q. to Sutherland
1917 May 23
Requests post office at Millers Camp Branch.

[J.Q. Hutchinson]
Sutherland to J.C. Koons
1917 May 25
Requests necessary papers regarding establishment of post office.

Sutherland to J.Q. Hutchinson
1917 May 25
Informs that papers being mailed regarding establishment of post office.

[J.Q. Hutchinson]
Koons, J.C. to Sutherland
1917 June 1
Informs that inspector will be detailed to report upon necessity of proposed Post Office in Raleigh County.

Sutherland to J.Q. Hutchinson
1917 June 2
Latest development regarding proposed post office.

Huttlinger & Struller to Sutherland
1917 December 3
Wants data regarding particular act passed by Congress. [telegram]

Sutherland to Huttlinger & Struller
1917 December 3
Replies regarding Act passed by Congress. [telegram]

Sutherland to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hutton
1914 April 15
Extends thanks for invitation to Easter dance.

Hyer, C.D. to Sutherland
1916 March 4
Wants date on taxes he may owe.

Sutherland to C.J. Hyer
1916 March 9
Wants date regarding Burnsville property and taxes.

Hyer, C.J. to Sutherland
1916 March 11
Informs that Mr. Adams has redeemed Sutherland's lot.

Sutherland to Charles Hyre
1910 June 15
Congratulates him on work at primary.

Hyre, C.B. to Sutherland
1912 February 8
Local Citizens have not expressed opinion on presidential candidates.

Folder Huntington National Bank

Sutherland to Huntington National Bank
1917 January 15
Encloses check to cover renewal note.

Fitzpatrick, Herbert to Sutherland
1917 July 20
Huntington National Bank anxious to be designated as permanent depository. Seeks his influence.

Sutherland to William G. McAdoo
1917 July 23
Wants information as to status of Huntington Bank matter.

Sutherland to Herbert Fitzpatrick
1917 July 23
Will discuss the designation of the bank as a depository with the Secretary of the Treasury.

McIntosh, G.C. to Sutherland
1917 July 24
Requests his assistance with having Huntington Bank designated as permanent depository.

Sutherland to G.C. McIntosh
1917 July 26
Has taken bank matter up with Secretary of Treasury.

Crosby, Oscar T. to Sutherland
1917 July 30
Explains that permanent depositories are only established in cities or towns where the government actions necessitate such depositories.

Sutherland to H. Fitzpatrick
1917 August 1
Encloses letter from Treasury Department regarding Huntington National Bank.

Sutherland to C.C. McIntosh
1917 August 1
Encloses letter from the Department of Treasury.

Gohen, C.M. to Sutherland
1917 August 4
Advises him Huntington National Bank made application several years ago even though Treasury Department says otherwise. Bank is submitting formal application and any assistance by him in matter will be appreciated.

Fitzpatrick, Herbert to Sutherland
1917 August 6
Informs that he urged Mr. McAdoo to designate bank permanent depositary.

Sutherland to C.M. Gohen
1917 August 6
Notes that a new application has been filed with the Secretary of the Treasury.

Sutherland to William G. McAdoo
1917 August 6
Advises that Huntington National Bank has filed a new application regarding designation as permanent depository.

Crosby, O.T. to Sutherland
1917 August 7
Informs that should another depositary be necessary at Huntington, the Huntington National Bank will be considered.

Sutherland to Herbert Fitzpatrick
1917 August 7
Will contact him upon further word from Secretary of Treasury.

Sutherland to C.M. Gohen
1917 August 8
Encloses letter relative to bank matter.

Sutherland to Herbert Fitzpatrick
1917 August 8
Sends copy of letter from the Treasury Department.

Gohen, C.M. to Sutherland
1917 August 10
Thanks him for assistance with bank matter.

Sutherland to C.M. Gohen
1917 August 13
Offers further assistance if needed.

Fitzpatrick, Herbert to Sutherland
1917 August 23
Expresses his views regarding Huntington National Bank being designated as second depository.

Fitzpatrick, Herbert to Sutherland
1917 August 25
Will continue his efforts to have bank named as permanent Government Depositary.

Fitzpatrick, Herbert to Sutherland
1917 August 28
Thanks him for note. Hopes he can help.

Sutherland to Herbert Fitzpatrick
1917 August 29
Will do utmost to aid the bank.

Sutherland to O.T. Crosby
1917 September 18
Request he consider the application of Huntington National Bank.

Newton, B.R. to Sutherland
1917 September 26
Explains status of Huntington banks.

Sutherland to Herbert Fitzpatrick
1917 September 28
Encloses reply from the Assistant Secretary regarding Huntington National Bank.

Fitzpatrick, Herbert to Sutherland
1917 October 2
Discusses the Huntington National Bank desire to handle Government business. Thinks position taken by Treasury Department is entirely arbitrary.

Sutherland to Fitzpatrick, Herbert
1917 October 6
Will continue efforts to have bank designated as active depository.


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