Letter from Carnegie Corporation of New York, April 13th, 1914

Title

Letter from Carnegie Corporation of New York, April 13th, 1914

Description

Letter to Charles Callahan of the Skagit State Bank in Burlington from the Carnegie Corporation about giving $5,000 to erect a Free Public Library building in Burlington, Washington

Creator

James Bertram, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Contributor

Burlington Public Library

Relation

From the archival documents relating to the establishment of a library in Burlington Washington

Format

one page document

Type

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Text

CARNEGIE CORPORAT^ON
OF NEW YORK
576 FIFTH AVENUE N ew YORK

James Bertram Secretary
April 13th, 1914
Mr. Charles Callahan,
Skagit State Bank, Burlington,Washington.

Dear Sir:-
Responding to your communication on behalf of Burlington, if the town agree by resolution of Councils to maintain a Free Public Library at a cost of not less than Five hundred dollars ($500) a year, and provides a suitable site for the bllding, Carnegie Corporstion of New York wil be glad to give Five thousand dollars ($5,000} to erect a Free Public Library bilding(sic) for Burlington, Washington.
It should be noted that the amount indicated is to cover the cost of the Library Bilding complete, redy for occupancy and for the purpose intended.
Before any expenditure on bilding or plans in incurd, the approval of proposed plans by Carnegie Corporation of New York should be secured, to obtain which pleas send sketch plans for inspection.

Very truly yours.

CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK.
James Bertram
Secretary.

Original Format

Paper - one sheet

Files

1914Carnegie_letter.jpg

Citation

James Bertram, Carnegie Corporation of New York, “Letter from Carnegie Corporation of New York, April 13th, 1914,” Hub History - Burlington WA, accessed October 23, 2017, http://burlingtonwa.omeka.net/items/show/2.