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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 125 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher, 1859 December 23

 File — Box: 48
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A.L.S. Richmond. Mentions that her eyes are bothering her. Discusses Linda and her theatrical aspirations. Says of her husband "[he] is all that you could desire".

Dates: 1859 December 23

Anna Cora Ritchie to Annie Frobisher Wildman, 1858 September 18

 File — Box: 27
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Astoria. Long Island. Is prepared to help AF's husband with business problems. Tried to get AF position in Mrs. Greenough's (VR-Mass) secretary - did not work out. Has provided her with introductions to several VRs of pre MVLA. AF has writen to JA Washington. ACR advises her not to be disappointed by his failure to give immediate reply. A-280

Dates: 1858 September 18

Anna Cora Ritchie to Catherine McWillie, 1858 December 14

 File — Box: 33
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A.L.S. Richmond. Entertainments, tableaux, festivals, etc. ER-14, p. 27

Dates: 1858 December 14

Anna Cora Ritchie to Christie Johnson, 1858 August 26

 File — Box: 26
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A.L.S. Mrs. LeVert dissatisfied with Record. Discusses Mrs. Goodrich's appointment and her part time residence in N.Y., also Regent's other appointments and Sec. Johnson's salary, etc. Talks over MV problems with Mrs. Greenough and Edward Everett. ER-14, p. 17

Dates: 1858 August 26

Anna Cora Ritchie to Christie Johnson, 1858 September 24

 File — Box: 28
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A.L.S. Astoria, Long Island. Has Mr. Thorburn's copy of letter from England. Cites complaints on Record, engraving of Washington by Mr. Greenough for VRs to sell. Saw Mrs. LeVert, will see A.P.C. in Phil. Difficulties with collection of funds; need for proper credentials. ER-14, p. 19

Dates: 1858 September 24

Anna Cora Ritchie to Christie Johnson, 1858 September 25

 File — Box: 28
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A.L.S. Astoria. Recommends Mrs. Jane Maria Van Antwerp for VR-Iowa. ER-14, p. 21

Dates: 1858 September 25

Anna Cora Ritchie to Christie Johnson, 1858 October 4

 File — Box: 28
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A.L.S. New York. Mrs. Chace to be VR-RI; mentions VRs for Va., Minn., Mich. Will be at N.Y. headquarters. Will organize Va on her return trip there. Concern over appointments for various states and Regent's duties. ER-14, p. 21

Dates: 1858 October 4

Anna Cora Ritchie to Christie Johnson, 1858 October 20

 File — Box: 29
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: 1858 October 20

Anna Cora Ritchie to Christie Johnson, 1858 October 24

 File — Box: 29
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A.L.S. Astoria. Re Mrs. Van Antwerp, Senator Yulee and wife, Mrs. Farnsworth. Mrs. Thorburn anxious to meet Regent. VR for Pennsylvania needed promptly. ER-14, p. 25

Dates: 1858 October 24

Anna Cora Ritchie to Christie Johnson, 1858 November 9

 File — Box: 30
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A.L.S. Astoria. Re Regent and Col. Cunningham, Mrs. Van Antwerp, Mrs. Farnsworth, Mrs. Walton. Difficulties in appointing a "standing Committee". Plans with opera members for a Richmond benefit, has worked hard for Miss Hamilton arranging for Edward Everett's lecture. Mrs. Greenough to arrive in N.Y. Refers to Mackay's valuable article. Sends $45 for pictures to be sold. Report on Miss Hamilton's efficient secretary. ER-14, p. 23

Dates: 1858 November 9

Anna Cora Ritchie to Christie Johnson, 1859 January 17

 File — Box: 35
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A.L.S. Richmond. Rec'd 50 cop. MV Record, needs 20 cop. of Dec. no. and 70- of Jan. when published. Asks price of Record to VRs. Pleased with VR-Ill. Mr. Ogden of Chicago, Phebe Ogden and Mrs. Barry are from her Ogden family. Wants varied news in Record. Mrs. Pellet wants money sent acknowledged soon after receipt. Wants a VR in South Carolina. Send 'infamous' article from a Rochester paper. Dr. John Dove give $273 from Missouri and Virginia Lodges. ER-14, p. 29

Dates: 1859 January 17

Anna Cora Ritchie to "Dear Sir", 1858

 File — Box: 34
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Copy of letter written to unknown recipient. Concerning Mount Vernon's purchase. ER-3, p. 147

Dates: 1858

Anna Cora Ritchie to Ellen Call Long, 1858 August 7

 Class — Box: 25
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A.L.S. Astoria, Long Island, New York. Visits Miss Hamilton, finds her state organization and office operating so efficiently, that Mrs. Ritchie writes a full description of plan to Vice Regents she corresponds with. Asks Mrs. Long to present the plan to Mrs. Murat as a suggestion for Florida. ER-4, p. 143-145

Dates: 1858 August 7

Anna Cora Ritchie to Ellen Call Long, 1858 September 22

 File — Box: 28
Scope and Contents A.L.S. Richmond. Writes enthusiastically of Florida's activities; begs Mrs. Long to study Charter, Constitution, Appeal of Regent giving terms of contract with J.A. Washington for purchase of MV, and also history of Assn. States powers of Regent; VR in each state plans her own organization. Some suggestions for collecting funds and keeping records accurately for Archives. Assn. aims to restore MV to "exact order"...of G/W's time, "to embellish grounds, to build a mausoleum and to make...
Dates: 1858 September 22

Anna Cora Ritchie to George W. Riggs, 1858 December 20

 File — Box: 33
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: Copyright: 1858 December 20

Anna Cora Ritchie to George W. Riggs, 1860 August 7

 File — Box: 54
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A.L.S. Astoria. Sends $120 for Mount Vernon Fund. ER-23, p. 221

Dates: 1860 August 7

Anna Cora Ritchie to Margaretta Morse, 1858 August 4

 File — Box: 25
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: 1858 August 4

Anna Cora Ritchie to Mary Morris Hamilton, 1858 September 22

 File — Box: 28
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A.L.S. Astoria, Long Island. Re Mr. Zavala's contributions and an "agent" collecting in a hotel. ER-14, p. 19

Dates: 1858 September 22

Anna Cora Ritchie to Mary Morris Hamilton , 1858 November 15

 File — Box: 30
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A.L.S. Astoria. Asks about terms of purchase, price seems exorbitant, and forfeiture of final payments possible. Asks who made terms of contract, but does not want to make his inquiry public or impede progress of MV cause. ER-14, p. 27

Dates: 1858 November 15

Anna Cora Ritchie to Mary Morris Hamilton, 1858 December 7

 File — Box: 32
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A.L.S. Richmond. Saw Ann Pamela Cunningham in Philadelphia. Re entertainments. ER-14, p. 27

Dates: 1858 December 7

Anna Cora Ritchie to Mary Morris Hamilton, 1858 December 20

 File — Box: 33
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A.L.S. Richmond. Mr. Ritchie recommends that infamous reports in papers be stopped and editors be made to retract. Is pleased with Virginia's response; Lady Managers bringing in money which is sent promptly to Mr. Riggs. ER-14, p. 29

Dates: Copyright: 1858 December 20

Anna Cora Ritchie to Mrs. Lucius C. Duncan, 1857 January 4

 File — Box: 16
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A.L.S. Richmond. MIss Cunningham arrived here a few days ago to further Mount Vernon cause. She wishes Mrs. Duncan to select an orator for February 22 on subject of Mount Vernon and its purchase who will donate proceeds of his discourse to Fund. Urges her to stir up New Orleans on that day. Tells her of Messrs. Devereux and Co.'s offer of portraits to sell. They sell rapidly there and give Association good profit. ER-347

Dates: 1857 January 4

Anna Cora Ritchie to Philoclea Eve, undated (113)

 File — Box: 104
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A.L.S. Discusss the Mount Vernon Record. Proposes that they build a Grecian temple for Washington's sarcophagus. MSS-769. Undated 113.

Dates: undated (113)

Anna Cora Ritchie to Sarah Tracy, 1865 December 18

 File — Box: 63
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A.L.S. Two letters. London. Her husband lost everything during War; has been abroad and very ill. Wonders if Regent will call a meeting in 1867. Sends her resignation to Association. ER-3, p. 286

Dates: 1865 December 18

Anna Cora Ritchie to Susan L. Pellet, 1857

 File — Box: 20
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A.L.S. Re: $205 and purchase of relics by Col. Gettings for the Association - spyglass and "other" sold together. ER-3, p. 107

Dates: 1857

Christie Johnson to Anna Cora Ritchie, 1858 December 5

 File — Box: 32
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Philadelphia. Expresses concerns that many people nationwide are unaware of MVLA and some states are not represented by vice regents.

Dates: 1858 December 5

Christie Johnson to Anna Cora Ritchie, 1859 June 28

 File — Box: 44
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A.L. Incomplete. Mentions that Mr. Everett found a salary of $700-800 quite appropriate. Insists she resigned and that Miss Cunningham did not dismiss her. Denounces certain of Miss Cunningham's actions towards her. Says she her family and ancestors are as distinguished as Miss Cunningham's. MSS-687

Dates: 1859 June 28

Christie Johnson to Anna Cora Ritchie, 1859 July 7

 File — Box: 44
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A.L.S. Baltimore. Mentions her fondness and respect for James Stimpson. Sent Miss Cunningham's letter respecting her is far more mild than her public and private statements respecting Miss Johnson. MSS-685

Dates: 1859 July 7

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