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Daniel Pearlman <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 13 Jan 1998 17:47:31 -0500
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Isn't it odd that the Idaho legislature wouldn't buy
the place for the State of Idaho?  It would pay for
itself over the years in tourist bucks, especially
since it's so close to Sun Valley.
==Dan Pearlman
At 03:08 PM 1/13/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Fellow Poundians,
>     The Ezra Pound Association in Hailey, Idaho, has a chance to purchase
>the birthplace of EP, but the window of opportunity is narrow and high.
>After a complex probate dispute, a court has ruled that the Association
>may purchase the property IF it can come up with $255,000 by February 1,
>1998.  Even with several generous pledges, the Association is a long way
>from meeting this goal.  It is now trying to identify either a major angel
>or an institutional purchaser such as a university who might be interested
>in turning the home into a center for conferences, visiting scholars, and
>the like.
>     If you can help with contributions or ideas, please contact
>                Jennifer Wilson
>                The Ezra Pound Association
>                P.O. Box 1492
>                Hailey, Idaho 83333
>                (208) 788-4700
>Obviously, time is of the essence.  Thanks for your interest and
>                                Sincerely,
>                                Hugh Witemeyer
Dan Pearlman
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