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Walton, Elizabeth McKnight Tilden

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Biography

Vice Regent for Missouri (1858-1859), Mrs. Robert Walton

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1856 February 12

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A.L.S. Plans an entertainment. Sends APC some of her publicity. Plans to be in Richmond the 22nd. ER-14, p.91

Dates: 1856 February 12

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1856 March 22

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A.L.S. 4 pp. Expects Everett in St. Louis. Has no "lady" assistants as yet but gentlemen friends helping. Has ordered at her own expense 500 circulars, APC's letter and 1100 copies of subscription list printed. Explains plan for interesting ladies and Press. ER-14, p. 91

Dates: 1856 March 22

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1856 January 15

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A.L.S. 3 pp. Will republish Cunningham's report of December 3 in the Southern Literary Messenger. Requests more circulars. Wonders what her real name is. Will organize women of St. Louis as soon as weather permits. ER-14, p. 91

Dates: 1856 January 15

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1856 April 8

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A.L.S. St. Louis. Has just read J.A. Washington's refusal to sell Mount Vernon. Sends newspaper article, also one by Horace Greeley. ER-14, p. 93

Dates: 1856 April 8

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1856 April 10

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A.L.S St. Louis. Will cease activities until she hears officially re: John A. Washington's refusal to sell Mount Vernon. Is ready to have "Bill incorporating Association" printed in papers throughout State. Mrs. Ritchie has sent her literature re: E. Everett lectures. ER-14, p. 93

Dates: 1856 April 10

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1856 May 13

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A.L.S. Much distressed over John A. Washington's refusal to sell Mount Vernon. ER-14, p. 93

Dates: 1856 May 13

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1856 August 1

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A.L.S. Staten Island. Called on Mrs. Ritchie in NYC. Rejoices that rumor of MVLA's disbanding is false. Has just written Dr. Spaulding re: invitation to E. Everett. ER-14, p. 95

Dates: 1856 August 1

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 January 24

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A.L.S. St. Louis. Impatient at delay of John Augustine Washington's decision. Alludes to having met Regent and her mother. ER-14, p. 95

Dates: 1857 January 24

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 April 4

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St. Louis. Asks her aid in letting Mr. Everett know they are organizing. The Young Men's Library Association has written him but hasn't heard anything. Thinks he is waiting for an invitation from the Ladies'. ER-14, p. 95

Dates: 1857 April 4

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 June 12

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A.L.S. St. Louis. Has collected about $1000, loaned $500 at 12% payable on call. A friend is taking literature to California. Asks for information re: purchase terms for Mount Vernon. Judge Douglas to speak July 4th. ER-14, p. 101

Dates: 1857 June 12

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 July 13

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A.L.S. St. Louis. Working for contributions at Agriculture Fair. Despairs at small returns. Offers to work for cause on her trip east. Wishes to ask Missouri legislature for appropriation. Hon. S.B. Woodson offers his support. Reviews newspaper support. ER-14, p. 100

Dates: 1857 July 13

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 August 30

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A.L.S. Taunton. Sends copy of a disturbing newspaper article. Says Miss Martha Haines Butt, a Virginian, offers her services. ER-14, p. 99

Dates: 1857 August 30

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 September 29

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A.L.S. St. Louis. Returned to find ladies had done nothing in her absence. State leader, Mrs. Hart, has done almost nothing. ER-14, p. 99

Dates: 1857 September 29

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 October 4

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A.L.S. Recites troubles she has to make state organization function. Still rumors of John A. Washington's refusal to sell Mount Vernon. Money panic in St. Louis is "dreadful" - worst since 1837. ER-14, p. 101

Dates: 1857 October 4

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 April 28

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A.L.S. St. Louis. Edward Everett gave lecture and was much entertained. Raised about $1900. Hopes for much at Catholic Fair. Reports on other entertainments. Thinks of asking state legislature for an appropriation. ER-14, p. 97

Dates: 1857 April 28

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 March 25

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A.L.S. Assures APC she hasn't offended her. Tells of plans for organizing Association there. Has much encouragement and help from gentlemen. Asks for letter of introduction to Mr. Everett when he speaks there on April 21. ER-14, p. 97

Dates: 1857 March 25

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 April 17

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Had successful meeting of Missouri Association - 15 women, 3 men. Very excited.

Dates: 1857 April 17

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857 December 1

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A.L.S. St. Louis. Asks Mr. Forrest (actor) to give benefit which he refuses to do. Hopes Pres. Hart will resign. Great prejudice against John A. Washington, and hard to get contributions or press notices. Has printed Appeal to Catholics. ER-14, p. 103

Dates: 1857 December 1

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1857

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A.L.S. Thanks her for notes and papers. Will try to have substantial offering for the 4th. Reports discouragements and successes. ER-14, p. 99

Dates: 1857

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1858 January 7

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A.L.S. Washington. Intelligencer and Union promise to publish APC's Appeal. Disapproves of Mr. Pryor. Fears loss of Bill. Antagonism to purchase price. Plans a benefit party. ER-14, p. 103

Dates: 1858 January 7

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1858 January 24

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A.L.S. Washington. Planned a Ball for 22nd in St. Louis, reports slow progress. ER-14, p. 103

Dates: 1858 January 24

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1858 March 7

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A.L.S. Brown's Hotel. Asks where Mr. Everett is, cannot understand his delay in giving oration there. With Mr. Dawson, she thinks failure of Bill will do Association good. ER-14, p. 103

Dates: 1858 March 7

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1859 June 19

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A.L.S. Many of Mrs. Walton's friends regret her resignation. Concern for her successor's success. Regrets trouble with Miss Johnson. ER-14, p. 107

Dates: 1859 June 19

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1859 January 19

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A.L.S. Difficulties with Mrs. Kennedy explained in Mrs. K.'s letter just received. ER-14, p. 105

Dates: 1859 January 19

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1859 March 1

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A.L.S. Lynchburg. Writes to inform her of Missouri legislature's appropriation of $2000 to Mt. Vernon fund -- since dealth of her husband, has been unable to spend any effort on Mt. Vernon -- consideration of someone to succeed her [as VR]. ER-14, p. 107

Dates: 1859 March 1

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, ca. 1858

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A.L.S. Updates Miss Cunningham on news from Missouri. ER-14, p. 107

Dates: ca. 1858

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, ca. 1858

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A.L.S. "I'm just in receipt of letter written by Miss Pellett." Discusses Missouri updates and article in the newspaper by Mr. Pryor. ER-14, p. 91

Dates: ca. 1858

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1859 March 15

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A.L.S. Sends Republican's article on MV, also plans for E. Everett's oration in Saint Louis. Sure of success now that John A. Washington agrees to sell. ER-14, p. 105

Dates: 1859 March 15

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1859

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A.L.S. Washington. Sends a tentative report for APC's criticism. Is away from home and dependent on memory. ER-14, p. 108

Dates: 1859

Elizabeth Walton to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1860 February 3

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A.L.S. Washington. Re difficulties with Missouri funds, so she cannot send complete return. Has no information about Judge Underwood. ER-14, p. 105

Dates: 1860 February 3