Ritchie, Anna Cora Mowatt, 1819-1870
Vice Regent for Virginia (1858-1866), Mrs. William Ritchie
Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:
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".
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
A.L.S. Richmond. Entertainments, tableaux, festivals, etc. ER-14, p. 27
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
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
A.L.S. Astoria. Recommends Mrs. Jane Maria Van Antwerp for VR-Iowa. ER-14, p. 21
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
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
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
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
Copy of letter written to unknown recipient. Concerning Mount Vernon's purchase. ER-3, p. 147
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
A.L.S. Richmond. ER-23, p. 73
A.L.S. Astoria. Sends $120 for Mount Vernon Fund. ER-23, p. 221
A.L.S. Astoria, Long Island. Re Mr. Zavala's contributions and an "agent" collecting in a hotel. ER-14, p. 19
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
A.L.S. Richmond. Saw Ann Pamela Cunningham in Philadelphia. Re entertainments. ER-14, p. 27
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
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
A.L.S. Discusss the Mount Vernon Record. Proposes that they build a Grecian temple for Washington's sarcophagus. MSS-769. Undated 113.
Richmond. Refers Annie Frobisher to him.
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
A.L.S. Re: $205 and purchase of relics by Col. Gettings for the Association - spyglass and "other" sold together. ER-3, p. 107
Philadelphia. Expresses concerns that many people nationwide are unaware of MVLA and some states are not represented by vice regents.
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
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
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