Found in 149 Collections and/or Records:
A.L.S. Mount Vernon. In reply to application for position as secretary. Offers $400 per year, board and immediate employment. Gives directions for taking Steamer Arrow, free passage; her cousin, Miss Finney, will remain for some time. Notes on the page written by Vice Regent Susan Hudson of the Record Committee. ER-4, p. 35
A.L.S. Washington. Re publication of his Mount Vernon book, arrangements that may be profitable to MVLA and his publisher alike; suggests it be sold at Mount Vernon for benefit of "repairing and beautifying" fund. ER-8, p. 158
A.L.S. Dover, New York. Consulted General Garfield on best method of asking Congress for an appropriation for Mount Vernon. Plans to send petition to Congress in March. Postscript just added to "Mount Vernon" book, urges the estate be made attractive and the Mansion made "an unrivalled museum of momentos of that classic age." Hopes to visit Mount Vernon on March 1st. ER-8, p. 158
A.L.S. Colross. October 23. Sorry she hasn't written sooner but family matters prevented it. Describes her memories of the Mansion and relics within. ER-3, p. 304.
S.W. Tiffey writes about the social virtues and graces of MLVA Regent Ann Pamela Cunningham in her diary.
May 2 - Day passed quietly, read most of time. May 4 - Number of visitors, one was present at visit of Putnam Guards in 1860, poem by Mrs. Sigourney read. ER-16, p. 148
Extract copy. Miss Cunningham has been sad and depressed after hearing about the death of Mrs. Ritchie.
Copy. Page labeled "3." possibly third page in the letter, to a friend expressing her joy at being secretary of the MVLA. Finds the "job and atmosphere in every way congenial." ER-16, p. 155
Copy. Second floor of Mansion under repair, only one room can be used. Plastering, papering, and painting "are to be done."
Extracts of letters, Benson Lossing and John Strider to S.W. Tiffey, 1870 February 16 and 1870 February 21
Extract copy of previous letter by Benson Lossing in hand of S.W. Tiffey. Also, copy of letter from John Strider re Washington relics. "Col. W" may accept a lower price for his relics, perhaps $10,000. Asks her to tell Ann Pamela Cunningham that Congress may be induced to give money for the relics. RM-719, ER-4895
Copies. Mount Vernon business and happenings, number of visitors, weather conditions, etc. ER-4, p. 36-44
A.L.S. Dover, Delaware. Agrees with Mr. Cooke "that sum requisite to purchase Government Bond should be made up out of the reserved fund. That fund can hereafter---be reimbursed out of the annual revenues." ER-16, p. 225