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Corcoran, W.W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888



  • Existence: 1798-1888
  • Existence: 1798 - 1888

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Pamela Cunningham to W.W. Corcoran, 1869 November 22

 File — Box 70
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Typed transcript copy. (Library of Congress original) Offers the magnolia tree grown from seed planted by Washington for his Oak Hill, and cutting from willows grown at Bonaparte's grave. ER-2, p. 150

Dates: 1869 November 22

Letter, William Wilson Corcoran to John Augustine Washington III, 1852 March 10

 Item — Box 72, Folder: 1852.03.10
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Although he cannot visit Mount Vernon when he is in Washington DC, Corcoran asked to see John Augustine Washington in Washington “and talk about the matter in a much more satisfactory manner than it could be conducted in a correspondence…”

Dates: 1852 March 10

Lily Macalester Laughton to William W. Corcoran (facsimile), 1875 May 29

 File — Box 83
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Photostat. The Regent is requesting that the Advisory Committee be present when the Governor of Virginia comes to visit Mount Vernon on June 2. RM-86, PS-2234

Dates: 1875 May 29

Margaret Sweat to William Corcoran, 1878 May 4

 File — Box 92
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Copy. Portland. Executive Committee of MVLA asks his permission to name Major Blake's new boat, to start running to Mount Vernon on June 1, the Corcoran or the W.W. Corcoran if he prefers. ER-20, p. 55

Dates: 1878 May 4

Two letters, W.W. Corcoran to John Augustine Washington III, 1852 March 4 and March 9, March 9, 1852

 Item — Box 1
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First letter – wants to know if Mount Vernon Estate will be sold. Second letter – understands the government might become the owner of the estate and wants to meet.

Dates: 1852 March 4 and March 9; March 9, 1852

W. W. Corcoran (William Wilson)

 Item — Box Cartes de visite - Box 1: Series STC - People - Identified; Series STC - People - Unidentified; Series STC - Places
Identifier: STC-11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of 80 photographs which belonged to Miss Sarah C. Tracy (later Mrs. Upton H. Herbert), resident secretary at Mount Vernon during the Civil War years. The pictures most of which are cartes de visite were collected by Miss Tracy; some were obviously presented to her, after the fashion of the day, and are inscribed. Besides the one of herself there are three of Mount Vernon which must date from the years of her residence. Others include Leeds Castle, the English seat of Thomas, Lord...
Dates: 1859-1868

William Corcoran to Margaret Sweat, 1878 May 7

 File — Box 92
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A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Pleased with compliment MVLA offers him in naming Major Blake's new boat, the Corcoran. ER-20, p. 57

Dates: 1878 May 7

William W. Corcoran to Lily Macalester Laughton, 1883 March 6

 File — Box 95
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A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Mr. Ward restored plaster bust of Lafayette found at Mount Vernon, made bronze copy of same. Are now ready to be delivered to Mount Vernon. H-167

Dates: 1883 March 6

William W. Corcoran to Nancy Halsted, 1875 February 22

 File — Box 82
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A.L.S. Washington. Will come to Mount. Vernon to give advice on matters mentioned when health and travel are improved. ER-6, p. 90

Dates: 1875 February 22

William W. Corcoran to Susan Hudson, 1879 February 11

 File — Box 94
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A.L.S. Washington, D.C. A. Jackson, publisher of Washington's Will, is at Woodstock, Virginia. W.W. Corcoran owns copyright, all stereotype plates and several thousand copies of document. Sent latter to Mount Vernon for sale, but retained plates. ER-18, p. 182

Dates: 1879 February 11

William W. Corcoran to the MVLA, 1885 June 3

 File — Box 97
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A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Recommends Mr. Dodge as Superintendent to replace Hollingsworth. ER-18, p. 298

Dates: 1885 June 3

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Albumen prints 1
Card photographs 1
Cartes de visite 1
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