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Kennon, Britannia Wellington Peter, 1815-1911

 Person

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Bills for work done at Beverley Kennon's gravesite, 1844-1845

 Item — Box: 9, Folder: 18
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

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

 Item — Box: 11, Folder: 05
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 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

Britannia W. Peter Kennon's daybook, 1852-1853

 Item — Box: 9, 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: 1852-1853

Britannia Wellington Kennon Peter, June 4, 1892

 Item — Box: 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

Calling cards for Mrs. Beverley Kennon, Miss Kennon, and Dr. Armistead Peter, between circa 1860 and circa 1880

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 08
Scope and Contents 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: between circa 1860 and circa 1880

Department of the Interior, Pension Office, to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, Tudor Place, Georgetown, 1880 June 21

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 21
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: 1880 June 21

G. T. Kennon to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, Tudor Place, 1845 April 20

 Item — Box: 10, 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: 1845 April 20

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

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 09
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

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

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed on mourning stationary, with envelope and black seal. 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

Last will and testament of Ann Gertrude Wightt, 1865 July 12

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 07
Scope and Contents Document tied with blue ribbon, with envelope. Last will and testament of Ann Gertrude Wightt, a former nun at the Georgetown Visitation Convent who later lived at Tudor Place.
Dates: 1865 July 12

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

 Item — Box: 11, Folder: 17
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

Letters from James Mackubin, Ellicott City, to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1889-1891

 File — Box: 10, 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: 1889-1891

Letters from Justine Van Rensselaer Townsend to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1890-1892, 1890 November 26, 1892 April 13

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 01
Scope and Contents 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; 1890 November 26; 1892 April 13

Letters from unidentified cousin to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1867 April 24-May 5

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 19
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

Lists of notes from real estate broker Thomas E. Waggaman, 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

Mattie D. Abbot to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, Tudor Place, 1886 October 14

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents From the Secretary of the Ladies Aid Society of Christ Church accepting Britannia Kennon's resignation as President.
Dates: 1886 October 14

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

Mrs. Charles Carroll Simms to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, Georgetown, 1886 September

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 23
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: 1886 September

Oath signed by Britannia W. Peter Kennon to execute the estate of Martha Parke Custis Peter, 1854 July 22

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 05
Scope and Contents 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

One share in the Bank of the Valley in Virginia belonging to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1855 May 25

 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: 1855 May 25

Papers related to the sale of Lot 9 in Square 72 of Washington City to William A. Gordon, 1889 October 4

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 08
Scope and Contents 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 October 4

Papers relating to business with Mr. John Farley and Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1845-1849

 Item — Box: 9, Folder: 19
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: 1845-1849

Peter family papers

 Collection
Identifier: RM-1186
Scope and Contents 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: 1772-1932

Plan of burying ground belonging to Mrs. Beverley Kennon, 1844 March 11

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 17
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