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Ritchie, Anna Cora Mowatt, 1819-1870

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Vice Regent for Virginia (1858-1866), Mrs. William Ritchie

Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1852 October 22

 File — Box: 11
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A.L.S. 1 p. Acknowledges receipt of her note and is just now finding time to answer same. Is sorry to hear of her illness. A-280

Dates: 1852 October 22

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1855 October 15

 File — Box: 13
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A.L.S. 4 pp. Sorry to hear of Mr. Huntington's accident. Suggests certain of Swedenborg's works as good reading.

Dates: 1855 October 15

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1855

 File — Box: 13
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: 1855

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1854 October 23

 File — Box: 12
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A.N. 1 p. Invitation to visit her as she is currently paying a brief visit to her sister in Brookline, MA. A-280

Dates: 1854 October 23

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1854 November 19

 File — Box: 12
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A.L.S. 3 pp. Thinks she has decided literary talents and hopes the use of them will occupy her mind. Is difficult in getting a magazine to accept articles by young writers but that is an objection that can be surmounted.

Dates: 1854 November 19

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1855 January 27

 File — Box: 12
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A.L.S. 4 pp. Passes on some advice relative to the fundamentals of journalism. A-280

Dates: 1855 January 27

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1855 March 18

 File — Box: 12
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A.L. 2 pp. Incomplete. She offers personal advice that Annie Frobisher must not let her personal trouble break her spirit. A-280

Dates: 1855 March 18

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1855 May 3

 File — Box: 12
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A.L.S. 2 pp. Mrs. Ritchie reports that she is recovering from illness and will go to stay at Brandon on the James River. A-280

Dates: 1855 May 3

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1855 June 21

 File — Box: 12
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A.L.S. 4 pp. Letter contains a number of personal matters, among them she plans to visit Boston. A-280

Dates: 1855 June 21

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1856 May 18

 File — Box: 14
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Richmond. Suggest against Frobisher taking position as a governess. However, will look for such a position for her in Virginia. A-280 (or A-780?)

Dates: 1856 May 18

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1856 June 2

 File — Box: 14
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Richmond. Mrs. Ritchie comments on Frobisher's idea of being a governess. Mrs. Ritchie mentions trip to Blue Ridge and expresses indignation at the attack on Senator Sumner.

Dates: 1856 June 2

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1856 June 22

 File — Box: 15
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Thanks Frobisher for the lines dated June 7th. Thinks there may be a position for her as a governess, but it is only a possibility. Ritchie leaves for New York mid July. Asks Frobisher to be sure to send Mr. Wm's Magazine with Frobisher's story in it.

Dates: 1856 June 22

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1856 July 7

 File — Box: 15
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Richmond. Personal matters - plans trip soon to New York.

Dates: 1856 July 7

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1856 July 25

 File — Box: 15
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Mrs. Ritchie leaves for New York tomorrow. The papers give false accounts about Mount Vernon prospects. Good reason to believe that it will be purchased by us. Mr. Everett will resume his exertions on our behalf as soon as his health permits.

Dates: 1856 July 25

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1856 September 9

 File — Box: 15
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New York. Personal matters - not concerned with MVLA affairs.

Dates: 1856 September 9

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1856 September 17

 File — Box: 15
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Mrs. Ritchie is still looking for a teaching position for Frobisher. Leaves for Virginia on October 7.

Dates: 1856 September 17

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1856 December 9

 File — Box: 15
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Richmond. Is soon to read Frobisher's manuscript. Personal matters. A-280

Dates: 1856 December 9

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 January 14

 File — Box: 16
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A.L.S. Richmond. Returned to Richmond from stay at Brandon. Annie's mother has begun working "to earn daily bread." Mrs. Ritchie's own writing going slowly due to interruptions. A-280

Dates: 1857 January 14

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 February 13

 File — Box: 16
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Richmond. Ritchie's husband ill. Personal matters. A-280

Dates: 1857 February 13

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 April 14

 File — Box: 17
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Richmond. Frobisher recovering from scarlet fever. Ritchie plans trip to Boston in July. Ritchie's sister studying art in Europe. Letters from Mr. J.A. Washington to Mr. Ritchie published in the Enquirer. Is returning Mr. W's letter to Frobisher. Mr. Everett continues his exertions for us (the MVLA). Soon to lecture in St. Louis. Says MVLA hopes to purchase Mount Vernon by 22 February 1858. A-280

Dates: 1857 April 14

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 May 1

 File — Box: 17
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Richmond. Has published Annie's (?) in the Enquirer. Sends her pamphlet to better help her understand Mount Vernon matters. Lauds Edward Everett for his efforts on behalf of the MVLA. A-280

Dates: 1857 May 1

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 May 13

 File — Box: 17
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Richmond. Wishes Frobisher to meet Miss Aronia, who makes her debut soon in Boston. Tells her to write some lines of Miss Aronia, send them to Richmond paper for publication. Ritchie has just returned from Washington, D.C. A-280

Dates: 1857 May 13

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 May 29

 File — Box: 17
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Richmond. Suggest she write an engagement notice for Mrs. Ritchie's daughter, which she will have published. Other personal matters.

Dates: 1857 May 29

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 July 5

 File — Box: 17
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Richmond. Has published Frobisher's letter about Aronia's engagement. News of her husband's health. A-280

Dates: 1857 July 5

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 July 20

 File — Box: 17
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Richmond. Soon leaves for New York. Other personal matters. A-280

Dates: 1857 July 20

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 August 14

 File — Box: 18
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Astoria. Trip to Long Island went well. Husband did journey well, despite health. Expects to go to Boston. News of friends. A-280

Dates: 1857 August 14

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1857 March 24

 File — Box: 17
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Richmond. Has been unable to write due to her husband's illness. Plans trip to Boston. Annie Frobisher is also ill. A-280

Dates: 1857 March 24

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1858 November 12

 File — Box: 30
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Astoria. Just returned from Niagara. Soon leaves for Europe. Asks when she shall be able to see AF again and __ how book is progressing. A-280

Dates: 1858 November 12

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1858 April 13

 File — Box: 22
Scope and Contents Richmond. Frobisher engaged to be married. MVLA affairs in which Ritchie hopes Massachusetts will help. April 6, 1858 MVLA purchase of Mount Vernon was signed and sealed. Sends Frobisher copy of MVLA charter and constitution. Regent presides over MVLA each state allowed one Vice Regent who is MVLA Board of Managers. Mrs. Greenough is VR of Massachusetts. Mrs. Ritchie to be VR of Virginia. Soon hope to take possession of Mount Vernon. Now still raising purchase money. Asks Frobisher to make...
Dates: 1858 April 13

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