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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865



  • Existence: 1794-1865
  • Existence: 1794 - 1865


Governor of Massachusetts, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts

Found in 223 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Everett to Susan L. Pellet, 1857 November 19

 File — Box 19
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Boston. "Private." Reports total cash received $24,000 and interest on its investment bring it to $36,000. Has placed his Mount Vernon fund under Board of 5 which he names, and gives details of method of investing same. Has delivered oration 64 times. ER-9, p. 143

Dates: 1857 November 19

Edward Everett to Susan L. Pellet, 1857 December 10

 File — Box 19
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Boston. Encloses certified statement of funds collected and how invested. Advises no publicity be given this statement. ER-9, p. 149

Dates: 1857 December 10

Edward Everett to Susan L. Pellet, 1857 December 25

 File — Box 19
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Boston. Pleased to hear Mount Vernon's encouraging prospects. Hopes nothing will be done to antagonize Governor for whom he has great regard. The vacancy on board for Everett's Mount Vernon fund is replaced by deceased's brother. Lists engagements in East including New York Opera House. ER-9, p. 151

Dates: 1857 December 25

Edward Everett to Susan L. Pellet, 1858 January 31

 File — Box 20
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A.L.S. Boston. Thanks her for copy of Bill, sorry the "South" is attacking it. Hopes to be in Richmond by 19th. Public Library duties necessitate his return to Boston from Philadelphia engagement before going to Richmond. ER-9, p. 155

Dates: 1858 January 31

Edward Everett to Susan L. Pellet, 1858 February 16

 File — Box 21
Scope and Contents

Telegram. Philadelphia. "Your request shall be complied with." ER-9, p. 158

Dates: 1858 February 16

Edward Everett to the Ladies of Washington City, 1860 March 19

 File — Box 51
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Boston. Thanks them for their kind invitation dated on the 15th. Regrets that he will be unable to accept and repeat his Washington lecture in Washington, D.C. at this time. Letter given by VR-NJ 1920. ER-9, p. 278

Dates: 1860 March 19

Edward Everett to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, 1855 December 12

 File — Box 13
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3pp. Accepts the invitation to deliver his oration in Richmond. ER-9, p. 91

Dates: 1855 December 12

Edward Everett to William F. Ritchie, 1857 February 6

 File — Box 16
Scope and Contents

Photostat. Boston. Acknowledges his letter with copy of Mr. Washington's. Choate will not go to Richmond. Winthrop will go another year. Hillard would deliver good address. ER-479

Dates: 1857 February 6

Edward Everett to William F. Ritchie, 1858 January 23

 File — Box 20
Scope and Contents

Facsimile. Boston. Has accepted official invitation for the 22nd of February. He will stay at Mrs. Stanard's as he had promised her. He is uncertain about whether he is deliver oration on the 22nd when he is to be presented with the cane of Washington. ER-496

Dates: 1858 January 23

Edward Everett to William F. Ritchie, 1858 February 4

 File — Box 20
Scope and Contents

Facsimile. Philadelphia. Matter of his oration cleared up. The 23rd will be satisfactory for his oration. Believes presentation should be after the oration. ER-497 a-b

Dates: 1858 February 4

Edward Everett to William F. Ritchie and others, 1858 January 23

 File — Box 20
Scope and Contents

Facsimile. Boston. Accepts invitation of General Assembly to be present at elevation of statue of Washington on the 22nd of February. ER-495

Dates: 1858 January 23

Edward Everett to William L. Yancey, 1857 September 18

 File — Box 18
Scope and Contents

Photostat. Wants to do speaking tour of the South on behalf of Mount Vernon in November but is not certain he can be away from home so long.

Dates: 1857 September 18

Edward Everett to Winfield Scott, 1861 May 24

 File — Box 58
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Photostat and transcript. Requests that Northern armies take precautions when moving into Virginia, not to fire on Arlington House (where are many GW relics) or on Mount Vernon. ER-514 a,b

Dates: 1861 May 24

Fragment, notation from Edward Everett letter to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1860 November 15

 File — Box 56
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Fragment. Notation that "in Cora's" absence APC would "find most efficient advisors and friends in Mrs. Comegys and Mary Hamilton." Other notations "v.9, 294" and "Mr. Malrin to Comegys, Nov. 15, 1860"

Dates: 1860 November 15

Invitation to the Address on the Character of Washington by the Hon. Edward Everett, 1859 May 12

 Item — Box 1, Folder: INVITE 1
Identifier: 2019-SC-030
Scope and Contents

An invitation to take a seat on the platform on the occassion of the "Address on the Character of Washington, to be delivered by the Hon. Edward Everett, At the Academy of Music, on Thursday, May 12, 1859, at 8 o'clock."

Dates: 1859 May 12

Isaac Morse to Edward Everett, ca. 1860 March

 File — Box 52
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A.L.S. New Orleans. In spite of divided spirit in country hope that Everett will come to New Orleans in April, and despite previous decision to decline. If can come, hope it to be a little prior to April 12. Feels it quite urgent that Everett come. ER-423

Dates: ca. 1860 March

John Augustine Washington III and Mount Vernon Ladies' Association (MVLA) collection

 Collection — Shelf Special Collections: Closed Stacks Row 22
Identifier: RM-848
Scope and Contents This collection concerns the inheritance, maintenance, and sale of the Mount Vernon estate by its last private owner, John Augustine Washington III. A large majority of the collection is correspondence to or from John Augustine Washington III with a significant portion relating to the purchase of the estate by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Three diaries kept by John Augustine are also included and contain important information about his slaves, agricultural practices, and finances....
Dates: 1834-1957

Ladies of Washington City to Edward Everett, 1860 March 15

 File — Box 51
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Washington. Ask him to give lecture for their Mount Vernon fund. ER-13, p. 44

Dates: 1860 March 15

Ladies who invited Edward Everett to deliver his oration in Baltimore, 1856

 Item — Box 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The nucleus of this collection was created from papers given to the Association by Ann Pamela Cunningham around the time of her retirement as Regent. Several other Vice Regents followed her example and later donated their papers as well. These records were referred to as the “Early Records” since the time they were first established as an archival collection. A large portion of this collection is correspondence concerning the founding of the MVLA and the operation of Mount Vernon as a...
Dates: 1856

Letter, Edward Everett to Augustus Hayward, 1858 October 18

 Item — Box 76, Folder: 1858.10.18
Identifier: RM-979; MS-5590
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. and envelope. Everett writes concerning a speaking engagement about George Washington in Northbridgewater, Boston.

Dates: 1858 October 18

Letter, Edward Everett to George Livermore, 1856 January 22

 Item — Box 74, Folder: 1856.01.22
Identifier: RM-701; MS-4749
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Concerns Everett's research on George Washington's library.

Dates: 1856 January 22

Margaretta Morse to Edward Everett, 1859 January 1

 Item — Box 35
Scope and Contents

Two drafts of same letter. Regrets Everett's inability to deliver Washington lecture in New Orleans. ER-378 and ER-379

Dates: 1859 January 1

Mary McMakin to Edward Everett, 1860 July 18

 File — Box 54
Scope and Contents Draft. Miss Tracy's delicate health forces McMakin to the painful duty of informing him of loss to Association of $5000 through forgery of Miss Cunningham's name to checks by Mr. Devereux--she had thought such a thing impossible since Riggs was informed every check given Devereux and Co.--Devereux's brother to attempt to repay--others have lost money also--has placed matter in hands of D.P. Brown, upon Mr. Riggs' advice--asks his advice on keeping the matter quiet--the wretched man has...
Dates: 1860 July 18

Mount Vernon Ladies' Association to Edward Everett, 1855 December 3

 File — Box 13
Scope and Contents

A.L. 3 pp. Invitation to deliver a speech on the life and character of George Washington, in Richmond. ER-3, p. 31

Dates: 1855 December 3

News clipping, Announcement of Edward Everett's lecture, Raleigh, North Carolina, ca. 1858

 Item — Box 11
Scope and Contents

Clipping from a newspaper in North Carolina announcing a lecture or oration by Edward Everett on George Washington.


Dates: ca. 1858

Note, Edward Everett, 1861 October 1

 Item — Box 78, Folder: 1861.10.01
Identifier: ER-5827
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. Note reads "Washington was the greatest of good men and the best of great men. Edward Everett, Boston 1 Oct. 1861." Typescript copy with letter head "The Lincoln Library Shippensburg, PA."

Dates: 1861 October 1

Note, Edward Everett, 1864 December 10

 Item — Box 78, Folder: 1864.12.10
Identifier: RM-987; MS-5604
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. Note reads "Washington was the greatest of good men and the best of great men. Edward Everett, Boston 10 Dec. 1864."

Dates: 1864 December 10

Oration on the Character of Washington by Hon. Edward Everett, 1856

 File — Box 4
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series compiles small publications produced in a paperback, booklet format.

Dates: 1856

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