Eve, Philoclea Edgeworth Casey, 1813-1889
- Existence: 1813-1889
- Existence: 1813 - 1889
Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
Is concerned when she does not receive a reply to a few letters. Discusses how marvelous her grandson is, having graduated before he was 18 and taking two degrees. Now attending Johns Hopkins. Agrees that Dodge will make a good superintendent. Talks about mutual friends and previous visits.
A.L.S. Gives names of Vice Regents present at Council of 1868, also relates to her information about those present. ER-5, p. 207
A.L.S. Proposes selling some railroad stock and buying script or debentures of the same road. Discussion of Mrs. Long or Mrs. Weed as Vice Regent for Florida. ER-5, p. 208
Fragment. Preservation of Miss Cunningham's letters to Mrs. Ritchie, Mrs. Comegys and herself are very valuable to Association historian. Mrs. Rathbone is the new Vice Regent for Michigan. ER-17, p. 268
Fragment of a letter. Discusses a picture sent to Mr. Hollingsworth to be hung at Mount Vernon and the coat of arms for a door. ER-17, p. 232. Undated 068.
Fragment. Re Mrs. Ritchie's portrait. ER-17, p. 261
A.L.S. Mount Vernon. Lambdin's portrait of Regent arrived and acknowledged. Did not think it a striking resemblance at first, but "it grows upon" her. Thinks Regent is also well pleased. The artist removed expression around mouth she did not like. Monday expects many visitors at Mount Vernon. Expects Indians on Sunday. ER-17, p. 175
A.L.S. Sends a paper which she thinks will aid Mrs. C. in arousing surveyors' interest in Mount Vernon. A surveyor has written 50 of these to surveyors in Georgia. Suggests publishing same in newspapers. ER-17, p. 45
A.L.S. Hopes Vice Regents will work especially hard in near future, that the MVLA may take possession of Mount Vernon by 4 July 1860, "without any fear of consequences." Asks how well Louisiana is doing--Georgia now has given about $8000--this without aid of 2 of her principal cities. ER-422
A.L.S. Comments on Mrs. Halsted's illness, says to make sure she takes better care of herself. Recounts her own activities. Says Regent plans to go to Washington to see Claim through. Destruction of relics since Mr. Herbert's departure. Refers to attack on MVLA by New York Observer. ER-8, p. 85
A.L.S. Nashville. Suggests Dr. and Mrs. Marks and daughter stay at Mount Vernon. Table furnished from monthly allowance while Regent is South. The Marks' house destroyed by fire and no insurance. ER-8, p. 83
A.L.S. Brooklyn. Written on House of Representatives letterhead. Wants to discuss what is best for Mount Vernon. Has sent her answer to Council's refusal to accept resignation. Refers to affair as a burlesque. ER-8, p. 195
A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Is writing to all Vice Regents asking them to state their understanding of the resolution re absence of a Vice Regent from their respective states, who originated resolution, who approved and who disapproved it. Mrs. Eve thought it suggestion of Regent, but Regent says not and disapproves of the action. ER-8, p. 191
Copy. Refutes Miss Briggs' charges in the press against Association as falsehoods. Letter docketed "Mrs. Eve's answer to charges of Mrs. Briggs. 1868. Classified by order of Council of 1878, Com. Halsted and Chace." ER-5, p. 185
A.L.S. Brooklyn. Offers her resignation. Regent has told her to tender resignation after 18 month absence from Georgia. She has worked on much Mount Vernon business during that time. Hopes they won't accept her resignation and offers amendment to the resolution under which she is asked to resign. ER-5, p. 209
Report of Philoclea Edgeworth Eve, the MVLA Vice Regent of Georgia, to the MVLA Council. Mrs. Eve defends herself of any wrongdoing in investing MVLA money in Confederate bonds during the Civil War, which she did at the request of MVLA Regent Ann Pamela Cunningham.
ER 5; p. 186, 187; ALS
A.L. Incomplete. Writes on Regent's behalf--appropriation bill killed in House--Miss Cunningham discovered forgery of her name to draw funds from Assoc. fund [by Devereux]--great loss to many people. ER-5, p. 188
This document was sent by Mrs. Philoclea E. Eve and Mrs. Hudson to Colonel James McHenry Hollingsworth in Mount Vernon, Virginia. It discusses his appointment as superintendent and the duties he will have in that position.
ER 5; p. 61, DLS
A.L.S. Washington, D.C. At request of Records Committee she continues "resume" of her years at Mount Vernon. Cites Regent's voluminous correspondence with Vice Regents. Mrs. Halsted's great activities and gifts. General Michler's repairs made with funds from U.S. "claims" settlement. Cites a few gifts and definite repairs. Also gardener Craig's improvements in grounds and gardens, building of greenhouses, sale of produce. Marginal comments of Mrs. Hudson. ER-4, p. 75