Thanks to Larry Perl for his account of the restoration of Homewood Museum's privy ("Museum's outhouse restored for $100K," July 1). We are fortunate to have generous support for this project from foundations, organizations and individuals who care deeply about preserving Maryland's heritage.
Readers will be interested to know that the restoration was made possible by contributions from the W.P. Carey Foundation with a lead gift of $50,000 (the late William Polk Carey's grandmother founded the Country School for Boys). A challenge grant of $25,000 from the
One point of correction: the privy was built for Charles Carroll Jr. (1775-1825), the son of the signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Catherine Rogers Arthur, Baltimore