24 November 1965
Mr. Richard W. Austin
Acting Regional Administrator
General Services Administration
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
Dear Mr. Austin:
I thank you for your letter of November 18,4 ) -4
vith advice* as to the course to be taken relative to
disposal of the St. Augustine Post Office Customhouse.
It is our desire to exhaust first the
possibilities of preservation and operation of this
as an historical building by an appropriate federal
agency, then secondarily by the State of Florida.
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There can be no reason a to the
historical significance he site and buil
Despite its ch and addition- a what is
probably t engest and* nearly ontin use
as a ce r of ge ent in the td St teo. The
orf nal Spanish Governor's House, so evht w altered,
still stands as the east wing o the ieenta ding.
Very truly yours,
H. V. Wolfe
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ST. AUSUSTINs, FLORIDA
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Mr. Richard V. Amtsia
Asting R stoeai ArdmItatt.te
(fawal Serview' AdImdmtatrtios
At4Iata, esorgita aSon
Delr Mr. AmstiA
I thab k yt fet y.~ letter et November 18h
to Mr. Wevtea wit advises as to the eeare to be takes
relative to dispoal of the St. Amusstiae NPat Offle<
It is OW desire to eaMuta ftist the
posibAlities of preparer a tis rad ope e of this as
an biaterteol building by an appWapriat federal faeney,
tUb ~seadarily by 3 State ef Florids.
It is or bieat objeStive to devis a msang
for t r building apprapriea to ite isg and simlfiant
khib y mad eopatible with the *tate' progrve to roatoeo
and exhibit all the sigairisai t eoleital buildi~a in the
old Sp t ab sara of St. Anguptimw.
Very truly yoe,
f 3. Woltf
The letter to Mr. Richard W. Austin, G.S.A. Atlanta,
Georgia, was signed by Mr. Wolfe and mailed today.
Also, photocopies of the letter were mailed at the
instruction of Mr. Wolfe to:
S, Senator Spessard L. Holland
'. Senator George A. Smathers
SHonorable D. R. Matthews (Congressman)
S All: Washington, D. C.
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