John D. Rockefeller Jr. letter to Charles K. Savage, Northeast Harbor, 1957
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Mount Desert Island Historical Society
This letter, written by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. to Charles K. Savage, September 2, 1957 from the Rockefeller summer residence in Seal Harbor refers to the financial contribution that Rockefeller made to the creation of the Asticou Azalaea Garden. In the letter Rockefeller also expresses his his confidence in Savage and his personal pleasure in being Mr. Savage's "silent partner" in the creation of this public garden.
This is one of many pieces of correspondence between Savage and Rockefeller related to land and other transactions between the two, mostly related to preserving land and landscapes on Mount Desert island.
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