Cunningham, Ann Pamela, 1816-1875
- Existence: 1816-1875
- Existence: 1816 - 1875
Founder and First Regent of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association
Found in 2296 Collections and/or Records:
A.L.S. Philadelphia. One of two letters written on the same day. Rec'd circular letter re grand festival for MV fund. Offers his name in promotion of same. ER-23, p. 53
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Sending him additional check. One of three written on the same day.
Philadelphia. Sending more checks. One of three written on the same day.
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Details of checks received and to be sent. One of three written on the same day.
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Private. ER-23, p. 39
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Encloses checks and writes private letter on opposite side. ER-23, p. 39
A.L.S. One of two on the same day. ER-23, p. 47
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Thanks him and sends more checks. ER-23, p. 59
Philadelphia. Discusses various financial details.
Philadelphia. Financial matters.
Philadelphia. Financial discussion.
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Sends checks for $400 and $300--has given Mr. Devereux $100 in cash to obtain a check to be forwarded--Mrs. Morse has sent checks--Mr. Yager's check not received. ER-23, p. 87
A.L.S. Private. ER-23,p. 95
A.L.S. Philadelphia. ER-23, p. 95
Draft. MVLA now needs a treasurer located in Washington. E. Everett suggests G.W. Riggs has all the qualifications desired to inspire confidence from all parts of U.S.; asks him if he would consider taking on these duties. (see also p. 91 to p. 92, epitome of letter). ER-4, p. 104
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Copy by Mary McMakin. "Private." J.A. Washington permits Assn. to start repairs before taking possessions. Adviory Committee meeting called. Asks him to have master builder inspect Mount Vernon and report; to visit Miss Hamilton in New York before her unofficial visit to Mount Vernon, J.A. Washington invites Upton Herbert for August if he accept superintendency. ER-1, p. 129-131
A.L.S. In writing of her secretary. Re Devereux forgery - Association loss through workman's prior claims for services rendered. ER-1, p. 163
Draft. Says he must have seen by now the publications in newspapers discussing the group of ladies interested in preserving Mount Vernon. Asks that he be supportive, especially in helping them to remember the details of Mount Vernon while Washington was alive. ER-11, p. 41. Undated 021.
A.L. Sends pamphlets. Is sure he will rejoice at prospects of Mount Vernon. Invites him to be present at acceptance of Charter by Association, probably February 22, 1858. ER-11, p. 7 See also same letter RM-29, ER-2031
A.L. Draft. Very upset at seeing mention of John Brown's raid in February Record--has worked to make this a national movement, cannot pay attention to their magazine to squabble between North and South--last December had stated emphatically that articles were to be referred to her before printing in Record--angry that this political article was printed without her sanction. ER-D-70
A.L.S. Copy. Private. Asks him to pay note for $2000 due on March 1--needs money to make certain arrangements before leaving the city. ER-D-108
A.L. draft. Difficulties arising from having no secretary for writing the Council Minutes as Miss Tracy is resigning. She exceeded her authority and sent to printer without Regent's approval; errors cited, questions of constitutionality of action, etc. Vice Regent of Michigan suggests the Regent live at Mount Vernon. No formal resignation of the secretary acted on. ER-11, p. 149
Partial copy, incomplete. Explains current situation with Miss Tracy who is living at the Mansion for the time being although resigned from her duties. Afraid she was wrong about Miss Tracy who may have also been irresponsible with finances. Feels Mr. Riggs is upset with her over Miss Tracy's departure but doesn't really understand why. ER-16, p. 150
Draft. Cape May. Will not invest endowment with Mr. Cooke. Feels his interest is not adequate. ER-11, p. 59
A.L.S. In writing of S.W. Tiffey. Mount Vernon. Brief sketch of the MVLA and its history. Wants the Association to have Powers' recently finished bust of Edward Everett to be displayed in the "Great Room of the Mansion" beside a "Life Like" statue of General Washington." RM-263, MS-2776