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Letters and letterbooks, including house correspondence, Smiley and Benjamin S. Helmer correspondence; bills and bank statements; employee time books and payrolls; insurance policies; guest accounts and ledgers. Also includes records and accounts concerning provisions and maintenance, workman's compensation and unemployment, the golf course and tennis courts, dining room, laundry, and power house. Also, Brook Farm and Spring Farm cattle and milk production records, guest records and correspondence.