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MacDonald, F.A. to Sutherland
1912 April 15
Discusses political situation in Huntington area. Thinks it would be a good idea to come there.

Sutherland to F.A. MacDonald
1912 April 19
Thinks Teter will be dead weight on ticket. Will go to Huntington for talk before making decisions.

MacDonald, J.S. to Sutherland
1913 March 15
Informs that his account has not been paid since 1910 or 1911. Requests that he settle account soon.

Sutherland to J.S. MacDonald
1913 March 17
Realizes account has not been taken care of, but will try to close the matter.

Sutherland to J.S. MacDonald & Company
1915 November 19
Inquires about candlesticks, watches, and other items.

MacDonald, J.S. to Sutherland
1915 November 24
Sending family jewelry and silver.

Sutherland to T.T. MacDougal
1912 April 10
Wonders if there is general demand in his territory for another candidate for Congressman-at-Large.

MacDougal, T.T. to Sutherland
1912 April 10
Has not heard in regard to the matter. Thinks Sutherland competent to represent state. If he decides to enter race, will place announcement in newspaper.

Sutherland to T.T. MacDougal
1912 April 15
Discusses political situation in state. Reference to Teter and Sutherland's early newspaper experiences.

Sutherland to T.T. MacDougal
1912 November 16
Thanks him for the prominent place he gave him in last week's paper. Appreciates his service to the Republican Party during campaign.

Allen, James E. to Reverend Robert MacKenzie
1913 July 14
Discusses a decision that the West Virginia Supreme Court rendered against the College in the case of the Mechanics' lien suit.

McKenzie, Robert to Sutherland
1914 October 5
Requests that he prepare the conditions which the College Board will make a loan to the College.

Sutherland to Dr. Hardy McBee
1913 January 4
Appreciates remembrance. Hopes year will be pleasant and profitable for him and hospital.

McCandlish, Lindsay to Sutherland
1916 February 18
Attended West Virginia political conference where he used his small influence on Sutherland's behalf. Cautions there are certain men opposed to candidacy.

Sutherland to Lindsay McCandlish
1916 February 26
Wants to discuss with him the recent meeting. Personally, interested in work of Department of Commerce. Will be glad to help them get extra funds.

McCandlish, Lindsay to Sutherland
1916 March 1
Informs that two important West Virginia men are opposed to his nomination for United States Senate. Since party harmony must be first thing considered, does not think he could be nominated or elected. Knows of no opposition to his re-election to the House of Representatives.

Sutherland to Lindsay McCandlish
1916 March 2
Informs that he is candidate for the Senate and does not think the two men are not as opposed to him as McCandlish thinks.

McCandlish, Lindsay to Sutherland
1916 March 7
Understands there are half dozen wealthy men who do not favor him, but should he get nomination, most of them would help. Important Democrat asked about him recently.

Sutherland to Lindsay McCandlish
1916 March 8
Will be in Washington. Hopes to see him. [telegram]

Sutherland to Lindsay McCandlish
1916 March 8
Understands why the "half dozen men" are not keen on his candidacy. Thinks coal people should know he is not going to do anything injurious to the business. McCandlish, R.C. to Sutherland
1913 September 2
Offers business proposition regarding coal land.

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1913 September 4
Wants details, price, and commission information about coal land. Congratulates him on landing bank cashier position at Webster Springs. Thinks he ought to make large sum of money since he has inside position.

McCandlish, R.C. to Sutherland
1913 September 19
Discusses coal lands, costs, production, etc.

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1913 September 21
Will see him to discuss coal proposition, inspect opening. Believes profit can be made. Unable to buy bank stock at present.

McCandlish, R.C. to Sutherland
1913 September 23
Informs that he has four openings that he can show him during his visit.

Sutherland to R.C. McDandlish
1913 September 29
Will try to come to Palmer to see the coal. However, must work his schedule around special election in First District. Will inform him as soon as possible when he can arrive.

McCandlish, R.C. to Sutherland
1913 October 20
Mentions land for sale. Encloses fact sheet regarding same. [copy follows]

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1913 October 22
Will keep sale of thousand acres in mind since he has settled after moving family and a week of campaigning.

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1913 October 25
Encloses copies of agreement and list of options. If satisfactory return for signature.

McCandlish, R.C. to Sutherland
1913 October 28
Signed leases and forwarded to Marsh. Have option in timberland near their coal property. Wants him to come up and advise on coal proposition procedure.

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1913 October 29
Advises to compile description, estimate, and map of timber tract as well as price and total acreage of coal tracts. Does not think it is necessary to travel there regarding matters.

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1913 October 31
Encloses Mr. Luke's letter. No chance of them selling lands at present. Banks and money people not taking on new projects. Thinks they can sell when currency bill has passed and business conditions improve.

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1913 November 3
Returning signed agreement. Will keep property in mind, but does not expect to do anything until after legislative questions are settled and business resumes.

McCandlish, R.C. to Sutherland
1913 November --
Wants map returned. [telegram]

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1913 November 22
Encloses map. Received other map.

McCandlish, R.C. to Sutherland
1913 November 24
handwriting difficult to read

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1913 November 25
Returning note, sorry obligations prevents him from assuming other ones.

McCandlish, R.C. to Sutherland
1913 November 26
Discusses Newfoundland tract and potential prospects.

McCandlish, R.C. to Sutherland
1914 May 15
Thinks bank will be ready for business in June. Reminds him of coal matter.

Sutherland to R.C. McCandlish
1914 May 18
Glad bank matter in good shape. Will not forget coal matter. Has not received his letter on timber and Gauley coal.

McCandlish, R.J. to Sutherland
1913 September 9
For sale has Marchyland Orchard, but just as soon retain an interest since it would make a great country place.

Sutherland to R.J. McCandlish
1913 September 11
Requests a prospectus of his property which he will submit to prospective buyer.

Sutherland to R.J. McCandlish
1913 September 21
Has been looking for data concerning orchard property.

McCandlish, R.J. to Sutherland
1913 September 22
Describes Maryland Orchard property. Discusses price and commission.

Sutherland to R.J. McCandlish
1913 September 23
Will try to find party interested in the property. Agrees to terms outlining price and commission in previous letter.

McCandlish, R.J. to Sutherland
1913 October 3
Wants the two of them to retain interest in orchard. Has timber land which he wants sold.

McCandlish, U.B. to Sutherland
1912 November 27
Extends congratulations on election.

Sutherland to U.B. McCandlish
1912 November 29
Accepts his letter. Hopes to see he and his family in Washington.

McCandlish, U.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 20
Thinks party will take fair price for tract of land in Webster County. Encourages him to sell land for the party.

McCandlish, U.B. to Sutherland
1912 December 28
Congratulates him on success. Hopes loan can be covered.

Sutherland to U.B. McCandlish
1913 January 16
Contact if his bank can make moderate loan.

Sutherland to U.B. McClandish
1913 February 7
Will send a good note soon.

Sutherland to U.B. McCandlish
1913 March 24
Does opportunity still exist? Have been hoping to clear matter should it not be necessary to send money.

Sutherland to W.M. McClaine
1914 November 27
Will help him sell orchard.

Sutherland to James T. McCleary
1914 August 7
Received letter, enclosure. Will comply as suggested.

McClintock, J.P. to Sutherland
1912 November 7
Extends congratulations.

McClintock, J.P. to Sutherland
1912 November 9
Extends best wishes and a hearty congratulations.

Sutherland to J.P. McClintock
1912 November 13
Appreciates his efforts during campaign. Offers his service if needed.

Sutherland to A.F. McCloud
1913 January 4
Wants original deed of W.H. Sidwell to clear up some differences involving Beverly Pike Acre.

[A.F. McCloud]
Sutherland to S.F. McCloud
1913 January 27
Wants deed sent to clear matter concerning division of acre. Wants to know Mrs. McCloud's interest in land.

Sutherland to Alex F. McCloud
1915 October 21
Wants him to testify in ejectment case he has against Keenan.

Sutherland to A.C. McClung
1914 October 3
Returning letter written by him.

Sutherland to Dr. James A. McClung
1912 November 30
Congratulates him on election to Senate.

McConaughey, W.C. to Sutherland
1911 January 5
Discusses bill drafted by Committee on Railway Commission and approved by Governor Glasscock. Seeks support by introducing the bill in the Senate.

Sutherland to W.C. McConaughey
1911 January 6
Will read bill which provides for creation of Public Service Commission. Hopes to discuss it with the Governor after the funeral for Senator Elkins.

McCorkle, T.M. to Sutherland
1914 January --
Invites him to come to Sunday School.

Sutherland to T.M. McCorkle
1914 January 12
Received his circular. Hopes his church activities are successful.

McCorkle, T.M. to Sutherland
1917 February 10
Request he subscribe $2.00 weekly for church support.

Sutherland to T.M. McCorkle
1917 February 19
Declines to increase his support.

Sutherland to S.A. McCoy
1912 May 23
Sends money for ad in Moorefield Examiner.

Sutherland to D.A. McCroby
1912 April 16
Pleased with activity of the Roosevelt Club at Coalton. Urges him to get every Roosevelt Republican to attend convention.

McCroby, D.A. to Sutherland
1912 April 17
Assures him they can carry Coalton area. Appreciates his letter.

Sutherland to D.A. McCroby
1912 April 19
Asks that papers he sent be given to President of the Roosevelt Club, Mr. Hanifan.

McCroby, D.A. to Sutherland
1912 April 22
Their mass meeting was success. Thanks him for banner.

Sutherland to D.A. McCroby
1912 April 23
Congratulates he and fellow members for successful meeting. Gratified at results in county.

Sutherland to Bliss McCrum
1912 May 10
Asks how his campaign is going. Will appreciate any kind word on his behalf.

Sutherland to Senator Bliss McCrum
1912 November 8
Extends his congratulations on well deserved victory.

Sutherland to Bliss McCrum
1912 November 30
Wishes him pleasant term in Senate.

McCrum, Bliss to Sutherland
1912 December 3
Congratulates him on large vote majority. Informs that he has not heard from Richard or Natalie.

McCrum, A. Bliss to Sutherland
1912 December 4
Wishes there was some way to maintain his work and interest in politics at the same time.

Sutherland to A. Bliss McCrum
1915 June 15
Congratulates him on appointment to Board of Control. Wants to know if Preston County Republicans in need of anything.

McCrum, A. Bliss to Sutherland
1915 June 19
Appreciates his sentiment.

Sutherland to A. Bliss McCrum
1915 June 21
Will endeavor to meet with him whenever possible.

McCrum, A. Bliss to Sutherland
1915 November 2
Wonders if he can get tickets for Army and Navy game.

Sutherland to A. Bliss McCrum
1915 November 6
Impossible to get more tickets.

Sutherland to A. Bliss McCrum
1916 December 21
Thanks him for Christmas remembrance.

McCutcheon, James and Company to Sutherland
1916 July 19
Discusses company's charge account policy.

McDaniel, A.B. to Sutherland
1910 June 2
Informs that it runs in the McDaniel blood to be Republicans because his father was a Union soldier. Favors Senator Scott.

Sutherland to A.B. McDaniel
1910 June 8
Believes all Republicans should vote for N. B. Scott.

Sutherland to E.H. McDermott
1916 April 14
Request he inform David Wilson on number of lots Sutherland owns in Hinkle Addition.

Sutherland to J.H. McDermott
1910 April 4
Wants to meet at Shinnston to look over gas territory. Matter is ripe for action.

Sutherland to J.H. McDermott
1910 April 6
Regrets he is ill, wishes him speedy recovery.

Sutherland to J. H. McDermott
1910 May 30
Congratulates him on win.

Sutherland to Joseph H. McDermott
1911 February 20
He made special point to Board of Regents, Board of Control, and President Hodges that Greene's services should be dispensed at earliest possible time.

McDermott, Joseph H. to Sutherland
191 February --
Thanks him for his interest in the University matter.

Sutherland to J.H. McDermott
1912 April 3
Has received encouragement to enter contest.

Sutherland to Senator Joseph H. McDermott
1912 March 5
Is considering becoming candidate for Congressman- at-Large. Wants his opinion on the matter.

McDermott, J.H. to Sutherland
1912 March 5
Thinks he can beat Teter.

McDermott, M.F. to Sutherland
1915 October 1
Wants information on coal advertised in Coal Trade Journal.

Sutherland to M.F. McDermott
1915 October 8
Discusses coal property he has for sale.

McDermott, M.F. to Sutherland
1915 October 16
Wants analysis of coal from mine on which he wrote.

Sutherland to M.F. McDermott
1915 October 18
Encloses request report. Discusses equipment on property which is for sale.

McDermott, M.F. to Sutherland
1915 December 29
Wonders if Flemington mine still obtainable.

McDonald, G.E. to Sutherland
1915 October 14
Sending necktie in the Sutherland tartan. Would like to supply other items.

McDonald, G.E. to Sutherland
1915 January 3
Informs small balance due on Sutherland tartan goods.

Sutherland to G.E. McDonald
1916 January 10
Encloses stamps to cover error.

Sutherland to G.E. McDonald
1916 February 5
Wants steamer rug of the Sutherland clan plaid.

McDonald, G.E. to Sutherland
1916 February 8
Mails the requested Scotch rug in Sutherland tartan. Will hold to the price quoted to him over a year ago, although costs have risen.

Sutherland to G.E. McDonald
1916 February 11
Remits check covering the cost of the rug and one four-in-hand tie of the Sutherland plaid.

Sutherland to J.W. McDonald
1912 May 24
Seeks his support. Will try to see him at Fairmont.

Sutherland to J.W. McDonald
1915 June 14
Asks if he would get sentiment of people as to their preferences for U.S. Senate and Governor.

McDonald, W.J. to Sutherland
1915 June 17
Discusses political situation as he has observed in Marshall County. Will support him on either office.

Sutherland to W.J. McDonald
1915 June 18
Appreciates his sensible letter. Anxious to find out sentiment of farmers and working people.

McDonald, W.J. to Sutherland
1915 July 24
Discusses sentiment of farmers and working people that he has interviewed.

Sutherland to W.J. McDonald
1915 August 3
Appreciates his canvas. Wants him to continue inquiry in that section.

McDonald, W.J. to Sutherland
1915 September 19
Thinks he would have equal chance with White for senatorship.

Sutherland to W.J. McDonald
1915 September 20
Announcment published in Intelligencer was without authority. Still considering situation. Wants further information on political sentiment in his area.

McDonald, W.J. to Sutherland
1915 September 25
Informs Ex-Governor White has no ardent supporters. Hatfield appears to be gaining. Some think Mann may still be a candidate.

Sutherland to W.J. McDonald
1915 October 1
Informs that he is receiving gratifying support from around state. Will inform him on decision once it is made. Mann has no chances of being a candidate.

McDowell Recorder to Sutherland
1916 February 22
Wants to publish his biographical sketch. Request $12.00 check to defray expenses.

Sutherland to H.W. McDowell
1912 May 18
Feels the outlook is encouraging.

Sutherland to H.W. McDowell
1914 December 8
Appreciates his letter. Undecided about candidacy - prefers legislative work.

McDowell, H.W. to Sutherland
n.d.
Assures him Marshall County does not support Hatfield.

Sutherland to H.W. McDowell
1915 August 21
Wants information regarding sentiment of Marshall Countians in relation to Hatfield, White, and senatorship.

McDowell, H.W. to Sutherland
1915 August 24
Replies to his request regarding political sentiment in Marshall County.

Sutherland to H.W. McDowell
1915 August 27
Appreciates his summary. Discusses Hatfield and White's candidacies. Still looking over political field.

McDowell, H.W. to Sutherland
1915 November 29
Hopes he enters United States Senate race.

Sutherland to H.W. McDowell
1915 December 9
Appreciates his views regarding political situation.

McDowell, H.W. to Sutherland
1916 January 10
Advises local sentiment in his favor. Thinks he should make race if he has the funds to take care of campaign.

Sutherland to H.W. McDowell
1916 February 17
Wants him to run train to Wheeling. [telegram]

Sutherland to J. Wallace McDowell
1912 December 16
Thanks him on requested names.

Sutherland to Gladys McFarland
1917 January 10
Sends love from family on her wedding day. [telegram]

McGhee, Reverand C.E. to Sutherland
1911 January 7
Thinks Orphan's Home and Industrial School should be made a State Institution. Wants petition regarding same sent to Legislature.

Sutherland to Reverend C.E. McGhee
1911 February 13
Will give matter concerning Orphan's Home and Industrial School careful attention when it comes up before Legislature.

McGinnis, H.P. to Sutherland
1912 May 7
Offers to publish his political announcement in the Oil Man's Magazine.

Sutherland to H.P. McGinnis
1912 May 13
Encloses small contribution with data for newspaper.

Sutherland to H.P. McGinnis
1912 May 24
Will appreciate his support.

Sutherland to Judge T.J. McGinnis
1912 May 24
Asks for his support.

Sutherland to Col. J.T. McGraw
1915 October 26
Congratulates him on decision of the Circuit Court on his case.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Sutherland to James Clark
1915 November 9
Understands that they are interested in selling property that is adjacent to some of his mine land. Offers to assist them in selling entire lot together.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Keating, John to Sutherland
1915 November 10
Informs that he is operating McGraw Coal Company and will listen to an offer for purchase.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Sutherland to John Keating
1915 November 16
Requests brief description of coal property. will see him first chance he gets regarding property.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Keating, John to Sutherland
1915 November 20
Informs that the coal company consists of 3200 acres of coal of which only 100 acres have been mined.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Sutherland to John Keating
1915 November 24
Will arrive on train next week.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Keating, John to Sutherland
1915 November 26
Will expect him on Wednesday.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Sutherland to John Keating
1915 November 29
Informs he may not arrive at Cumberland on Wednesday night.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Keating, John to Sutherland
1915 November 30
Impossible to meet him at Simpson. [telegram]

[McGraw Coal Company]
Keating, John to Sutherland
1915 December 10
Will be glad to hear from him if he has bona-fide purchaser. Prefers to sell property instead of lease.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Sutherland to John Keating
1915 December 10
Discusses the McGraw Coal Company property.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Keating, John to Sutherland
1915 December 14
Will send prospectus on property.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Sutherland to John Keating
1915 December 15
Thinks his price for coal property is too high. Wants to know present value of improvements.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Keating, John to Sutherland
1915 December 18
Mailing prospectus. Feels that once he goes over the data, he will agree price is attractive.

[McGraw Coal Company]
Keating, John to Sutherland
1916 September 18
Sends information regarding sale of McGraw Coal Company.

[J.T. McGraw]
Hechner, George A. to Sutherland
1915 November 16
On behalf of Mr. McGraw, thanks him for expression of confidence in him and offers of congratulations upon ending actions growing out of Grafton Bank Case.

McGraw, J.T. to Sutherland
1915 November 27
Thanks him on letter and generous expressions.

Sutherland to James K. McGuire
1915 March 18
Thanks him for book. Hopes to meet him at the next Alfalfa Club meeting.

McIntire, T.S. to Sutherland
1912 May 7
Glad he is in contest, will support him.

Sutherland to T.S. McIntire
1912 May 9
Seeks his support.

Sutherland to T.S. McIntire
1912 May 24
Will appreciate his support.

McIntire, T.S. to Sutherland
1912 September 17
Will vote for him in November. Wants to hear from him.

Sutherland to T.S. McIntire
1912 November 16
Wishes him success in obtaining position. Does not feel like embarrassing Dr. Hatfield with recommendations for state positions.

McIntire, T.S. to Sutherland
1915 November 26
Informs that findings in Morgantown area show people want Sutherland for Congress.

Sutherland to T.S. McIntire
1915 November 30
Will redeem Second Congressional District if he should be nominated for Congress. Has not made decision as yet.

McIntire, T.S. to Sutherland
1916 January 18
Informs that conditions remain the same in the Second Congressional district. Every one is asking why he has not made an announcement. Feels that an announcement is crucial to his victory.

Sutherland to T.S. McIntire
1916 January 20
Discusses sentiments of persons favoring his candidacy. Requests his views on the matter.

McKee, Fred to Sutherland
1913 May 8
Extends belated congratulations.

Sutherland to Fred McKee
1913 May 9
Glad to know that he has prospered. Appreciates letter. Invites him to visit.

[McKinley Club]
Sutherland to A.C. Hufford
1915 January 8
Acknowledges invitation to the Annual Banquet of the McKinley Club. Feels that it is impossible for him to say if he will be in attendance.

Sutherland to A.M. McKown
1912 November 11
Appreciates kind letter and congratulations. Discusses the results from Roane County.

Sutherland to E.W. McKown
1912 March 3
Seeks his advise on becoming candidate for Congressman-at-Large.

McKown, E.W. to Sutherland
1912 March 9
Will treat him fairly in Spencer Times if he enters race. Does not know what his chances would be with Roane County citizens.

Sutherland to E.W. McKown
1912 March 13
Will advise him if he (Sutherland) Decemberides to enter contest.

Sutherland to W.E. McKown
1912 May 28
Appreciates his kind letter and gives assurance of support.

McKoy, Edwin A. to Sutherland
1912 December 24
Encloses circular regarding Florida land for sale. Renews their twenty percent commission of any sales.

McKoy, Edwin A. to Sutherland
1913 February 20
Repeats their company's proposition concerning Florida land.

McLachlen, L.P. to Sutherland
1913 October 20
Is he interested in subletting Washington apartment.

Sutherland to L.P. McLachlen
1913 October 21
Has already leased a house, but wants rent price for someone else.

McLachlen, L.P. to Sutherland
1913 October 23
Describes apartment for rent.

McLanahan, G.X. to Sutherland
1916 March 1
Invites him to dinners for Secretary of State and Counselor for the Department of State. Extends best wishes in his desire to be a West Virginia Senator.

Sutherland to G.X. McLanahan
1916 March 2
Regrets he will not be able to attend dinners.

Caldwell, J.L. to Joe McLane
1916 January 13
Discusses coal land on Gilbert Creek which they have for sale.

Sutherland to Joe McLane
1916 January 22
Submitted information regarding property to interested parties. Wants to know what kind of commission arrangement he can make with Caldwell.

Sutherland to Joe McLane
1916 January 26
Wants to know if he has information on the land, commission arrangements, and a map of the Caldwell property.

Sutherland to Joe McLane
1916 January 31
Requests detailed information of the 7500 acres owned by Mr. Caldwell as quickly as possible.

[McLure Hotel]
Carenbauer, F.L. to Sutherland
1916 May 11
Informs that check he endorsed was returned marked "no funds." Ten dollars due.

McMahon, Sam. M. to Sutherland
1915 December 24
Thanks him for past favors. Wishes him a Merry Christmas.

Sutherland to S.M. McMahon
1916 January 7
Appreciates his good wishes.

Hugh A. McMullen to Sutherland
1915 December 30
Has coal property in western Kentucky his company wants to sell. Wants to know if he would like to handle it.

Sutherland to H.A. McMullen
1916 January 6
Will be glad to handle his property providing a satisfactory basis can be arranged.

McMullen, H.A. to Sutherland
1916 January 7
Will see him next month regarding Kentucky property.

Sutherland to H.A. McMullen
1916 January 8
Was at hotel when he called. Will be glad to see him regarding the Kentucky property.

McMullen, H.A. to Sutherland
1916 December 18
Wants to meet to discuss the sale of their western Kentucky coal mine.

Sutherland to H.A. McMullen
1917 January 2
Will be happy to see him in Washington. Hopes he can sell his coal mine.

Sutherland to N.C. McNeil
1924 May 24
Will remember his assitance.

Sutherland to B.C. McNutt
1913 January 14
Encloses check to cover
1912 taxes of Gassaway lots. Wants name spelled correctly on land books.

Mc---- to Sutherland
1912 May 12
Acknowledges letter. Has pledged himself to Mr. Teter.


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