Riggs, George Washington, 1813-1881
- Existence: 1813-1881
- Existence: 1813 - 1881
Banker and businessman. Treasurer of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
Found in 507 Collections and/or Records:
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Private. ER-23, p. 35
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Acknowledges his receipt of 3 checks for funds. ER-23, p. 33
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Private. ER-23, p. 39
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Encloses checks and writes private letter on opposite side. ER-23, p. 39
A.L.S. One of two on the same day. ER-23, p. 47
A.L.S. Philadelphia. One of two letters written on the same day. Rec'd circular letter re grand festival for MV fund. Offers his name in promotion of same. ER-23, p. 53
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Sending him additional check. One of three written on the same day.
Philadelphia. Sending more checks. One of three written on the same day.
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Details of checks received and to be sent. One of three written on the same day.
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Thanks him and sends more checks. ER-23, p. 59
Philadelphia. Discusses various financial details.
Philadelphia. Financial matters.
Philadelphia. Financial discussion.
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Sends checks for $400 and $300--has given Mr. Devereux $100 in cash to obtain a check to be forwarded--Mrs. Morse has sent checks--Mr. Yager's check not received. ER-23, p. 87
A.L.S. Private. ER-23,p. 95
A.L.S. Philadelphia. ER-23, p. 95
Draft. MVLA now needs a treasurer located in Washington. E. Everett suggests G.W. Riggs has all the qualifications desired to inspire confidence from all parts of U.S.; asks him if he would consider taking on these duties. (see also p. 91 to p. 92, epitome of letter). ER-4, p. 104
Later handwritten copy. Asking George W. Riggs to become the official Treasurer of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Private. She has examined receipts and finds everything in order--[Devereux affair]--goes to witness Japanese reception. ER-23, p. 193
A.L.S. Says Devereux's embezzelment has brought his brother to the state of despondency. APC outraged. Letter to Mr. Riggs has rather caustic tone. ER-23, p. 215
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Copy by Mary McMakin. "Private." J.A. Washington permits Assn. to start repairs before taking possessions. Adviory Committee meeting called. Asks him to have master builder inspect Mount Vernon and report; to visit Miss Hamilton in New York before her unofficial visit to Mount Vernon, J.A. Washington invites Upton Herbert for August if he accept superintendency. ER-1, p. 129-131
A.L.S. Richmond. ER-23, p. 73
A.L.S. Astoria. Sends $120 for Mount Vernon Fund. ER-23, p. 221