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I receive this ominous-looking envelope from the government, and you know that bad feeling you get? People who have been audited know what I am talking about, right? Oh, never mind.

Anyway, the envelope, thankfully, is not from the IRS, but from the Department of Interior, and it is a copy of the filing with the National Register of Historic Places that the archivist promised me. What a great surprise! And get this, it contained a copy of the original article by Sheldon from The Magazine of Art in 1886 about the House, with the illustrations of both exterior AND interior. Check out the Hall as originally built and today. This keeps getting better and better...

Also, I have been searching for The Magazine of Art from 1885, as the reprint of the article was stating. Been looking into the wrong year.


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