Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
- Existence: 1794-1865
- Existence: 1794 - 1865
Governor of Massachusetts, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
Found in 231 Collections and/or Records:
Draft of letter, perhaps related to letter dated September 27, 1856. Tells Mr. Everett the latest news on attempts to purchase Mount Vernon.
Draft letter signed. Discusses his tour of lectures. ER-1, p. 124. Undated 022.
Draft. Refers to publication in Virginia of Washington letter and correspondence between the Ritchies.
Draft. Thanks him profusely for all he's done.
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Mr. Everett's approaching visit to Philadelphia; negotiations with J.A. Washington, and Gov. Wise's jeopardizing course; may make a trip to Mount Vernnon. Refers to editorial in Enquirer on J.A. Washington's letter. ER-1, p. 51
Philadelphia. Incomplete letter. Bringing him up to date on negotiations with John Augustine Washington for sale of Mount Vernon.
Draft. Mrs. Gilpin sends her Edward Everett's picture and lock of hair for her Washington locket. Mr. Gilpin, familiar with Virginia laws, assists. ER-1, p. 51
A.L. Charleston (end of letter missing). Received delayed correspondence between Mssrs. Ritchie and John Augustine Washington - latter's letter unsuitable for publication; plans another letter to Mr. Washington. ER-1, p. 61
A.L.S. Difficulties of getting Mr. Washington's commitment - has no doubts as to ability to procure Mount Vernon. Assures him of a fine reception in the South when he comes to give his address. ER-1, p. 62
A.L. initial S. Charleston. Sends him a copy of Mr. Washington's letter to her regarding Mr. Ritchie's letter to him, so that Mr. Everett may know Mr. W. and understand him. Defends Mr. Washington. Will make a real effort to go to Richmond next winter. Has received proposition from Mr. Hall regarding making allies of Agricultural Society which wanted to buy Mount Vernon for a state model farm. ER-1
Charleston. Worried about increasing conflict in country. Thanks him for his oratory and all he's done for cause.
Draft letter, incomplete. Concerning cane to be presented to him by the Ladies'.
Letter from Edward Everett informing Bushrod Washington that he has been named an honorary member of the Bunker Hill Monument Association.
The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Photographers primarily include staff members and contract photographers. The collection spans the 1930s to the 2000s and includes analog material made up of a variety of sizes of film negatives providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds, events, visitors, collection objects, personnel, restoration, and changes throughout the estate.
Draft. Regarding publication of the Mount Vernon Papers.
Asks him to speak to citizens of Charleston. A-700
Handwritten copy of letter from Johnson to Everett, June 21, 1859, and Everett to Johnson, June 23, 1859. Explanation to Everett of her dispute with the Regent and consequent resignation as Secretary. Her desire to make a financial settlement with MVLA for her services. Everett's response regarding her situation and salary. MSS-682
A.L.S. Boston. Private. East Brooklyn oration may yield $500, one on 4th made $1400, skating club gives $100, etc. Hopes to send $2000 shortly. Commends N.Y. contributors. ER-9, p. 235
A.L.S. Boston. Re illness of Regent's father, counsels with Dr. against her trip home. Send $2500 to G.W. Riggs - results of N.Y. and Brooklyn lectures, contributions from Ledger readers and others - will speak 4 times in April in N.C. Will stop in Washington for Miss Corcoran's wedding. ER-9, p. 237
A.L.S. Boston. Acknowledges letters she dictated to Sec. M. M'Makin. Pleased with another payment to J.A. Washington. Asks what J.A.W. is doing about various affairs, plans to change Charter, letting Thornburn start restoration at MV. Advises keeping considerable sum on hand but convertible at all times. Cannot stop in Philadelphia on return from North Carolina. ER-9, p. 239
A.L.S. N.C. lecture tour laborious but satisfactory; proceeds from 4 nights will be about $2800. Goes to Brandon with Mr. Ritchie. Newspaper clipping re "Mr. Everett in Raleigh" on same page. ER-9, p. 241
A.L.S. Lower Brandon. Reports success of southern lectures. Returns to Boston but expects to be in Philadelphia in May. Comments on the Vice Regent of Illinois and urges keeping out of "slavery" discussion. ER-9, p. 243
A.L.S. Boston. Starts for Philadelphia. Expects to hear of success of Mrs. Ritchie's tableaux in Richmond. ER-9, p. 245
A.L.S. Regrets that engagements prevent his dining with her. ER-9, p. 245
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Has to write a "Mount Vernon Paper" instead of seeing her. Urges she undertake S.C. trip only if Dr. Hodge agrees to it. ER-9, p. 245