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Kennon, Britannia Wellington Peter, 1815-1911

 Person

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Bill and Receipt, work completed at Beverley Kennon's gravesite, 1844-1845

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1844-1845

Bills, tuition and dancing Lessons for Britannia Wellington Peter, 1826 April 22, 1828 April 16

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 11
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Two bills from P.L. Dupont paid by Martha Parke Custis Peter for dancing lessons for her daughter Britannia.

Dates: 1826 April 22; 1828 April 16

Bills, tuition for Britannia Wellington Peter , 1820-1826

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 07
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1820-1826

Birthday ribbon and note, Harriet B. Coolidge to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1905 January 27

 Item — Box 11, Folder: 06
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1905 January 27

Britannia Wellington Kennon Peter, June 4, 1892

 Item — Box HPC - Box 37: Series HPC - Box 37
Identifier: RP-98 ; PG-5049
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: June 4, 1892

Burial ground, 4 sites in Washington DC belonging to Beverley Kennon, 1844 March 11

 File — Box 9, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

3 documents related to the death of Beverley Kennon, husband of Britannia W. Peter Kennon, who died aboard the USS Princeton during the 1844 Peacemaker accident: a newspaper clipping with an excerpt from a sermon by Reverend Mr. Magoon on the Princeton Tragedy, a plan of the burying ground belonging to Mrs. Beverly Kennon, and a certificate from the Vestry of Washington Parish granting Mrs. Beverley Kennon four sites in the Washington Parish Burial Ground.

Dates: 1844 March 11

Cards, Dr. Armistead Peter and Miss Kennon, April 23

 File — Box 11, Folder: 05
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Calling cards for Martha Custis Kennon and Armistead Peter. At home card with envelope for Britannia W. Peter Kennon, engraved by Dempsey & O. Toole of Baltimore & Washington.

Dates: April 23

Daybook, Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1852-1853

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1852-1853

Declaration of Trust for sale of Lot Nine, Square Seventy Two in Washington City, D.C., William A. Gordon and Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1889 - 1891

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 08
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Papers related to the sale of Lot 9 in Square 72 of Washington City to William A. Gordon. Letter from William E. Edmonston to William A. Gordon, 1891 May 30. Two letters from William A. Gordon to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1891 June 3 and 1889 October 4. Typescript signed by William Gordon of Declaration of Trust for sale of Lot Nine, Square Seventy Two in Washington City, D.C..

Dates: 1889 - 1891

First and final account, Britannia W. Peter Kennon, executrix of Martha Custis Peter, 1855 October 25

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 06
Scope and Contents

A list of collections and payments made to sundry persons to settle the estate of Martha Parke Custis Peter.

Dates: 1855 October 25

Indenture, between Britannia W. Peter Kennon and her grandsons regarding Mount Vernon heirlooms at Tudor Place, 1907 October 9

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 09, Folder: OUT
Scope and Contents Indenture made between Britannia Wellington Kennon, party of the first part, and Walter Gibson Peter, Armistead Peter Jr., and George Freeland Peter, parties of the second part, all of the District of Columbia, regarding relics and heirlooms at Tudor Place acquired by Britannia W. Peter Kennon from her mother Martha Custis Peter grand-daughter of Martha the wife of George Washington, known in the family as "The Mount Vernon Heirlooms." Other relics are from the estates of Thomas Peter and...
Dates: 1907 October 9

Invitation to Virginia Day the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 August 9

 Item — Box 11, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents

Invitation from The Board of World's Fair Managers of Virginia inviting Britannia W. Peter Kennon to be present at the ceremonies of Virginia Day at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Enclosed with an envelope and the calling card of Mrs. William Radford Beale.

Dates: 1893 August 9

Label, Richard Champion relief portrait of George Washington, probably 1923

 Item — Box 11, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

Lent by Walter G. Peter from the Britannia W. Peter Kennon Collection of Washington Relics.

Dates: probably 1923

Letter, Ann Gertrude Wightt to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1865 July 13

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 07
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Autograph letter, with envelope. Ann Gertrude Wightt, Rochester, to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, Tudor Place

Dates: 1865 July 13

Letter, Britannia W. Peter Kennon to Sophie, 1899 October 3

 Item — Box 11, Folder: 04
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1899 October 3

Letter, John Tyler to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1844 March 4

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 15
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Autograph letter signed on mourning stationary, with envelope and black seal. John Tyler, Washington, to Britannia W. Peter Kennon. President John Tyler offers his condolences to Britannia W. Peter Kennon on the death of her husband, Beverley Kennon, during the Peacemaker accident aboard the USS Princeton.

Dates: 1844 March 4

Letter, Martha Custis Peter regarding photocopy of album created by Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1998 March 10

 Item — Box 11, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1998 March 10

Letter, Mattie D. Abbot, Ladies Aid Society, to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1886 October 14

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 25
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Mattie D. Abbot to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, Tudor Place. From the Secretary of the Ladies Aid Society of Christ Church accepting Britannia Kennon's resignation as President.

Dates: 1886 October 14

Letters, Armistead Peter Jr. and Anna William Peter to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1867 April 24-May 5

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1867 April 24-May 5

Letters, Justine Van Rensselaer Townsend to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1890-1892

 File — Box 11, Folder: 01
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Two letters from Justine Van Rensselaer Townsend, Vice Regent of New York for the Mount Vernon Ladies Association, to Britannia W. Peter Kennon. In the 26 November 1890 letter, Justine asks Britannia to help the Ladies determine what is genuine at the upcoming 1890 Thomas Birch's Sons sale of Washington relics in Philadelphia. The sale will include "General Washington's papers, a clock, a punch bowl, and many other things."

Dates: 1890-1892

Note, Mr. Chandler to Britannia W. Peter, 1842 December 5

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1842 December 5

Notes, Thomas E. Waggaman, real estate broker, to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1894-1898

 File — Box 11, Folder: 03
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1894-1898

Oath, Britannia Peter as administrator to the estate of Martha Parke Custis Peter, 1854 July 22

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 05
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Printed form signed by Britannia W. Peter Kennon and witnessed by William Purcell, esquire, Judge of the Orphans' Court of Washington county, District of Columbia.

Dates: 1854 July 22