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. Arthur M. Burton, Attorney at Law. Re estate of J.W. Derickson, deceased. Widow of Mr. Derickson wishes to know when the MVLA will pay debts owed to her late husband and lists payments owed. ER-D-114
A.L.S. with copies of documents. Philadelphia. Sends copies of drafts and note and Miss Cunningham's letter. Draft for $1000 does not bear name of Devereux. Asks him to let him know results of his investigation. ER-D-129, ER-D-130
A.L.S. Washington. Says lecture and exhibition on Italia brought poor return ($26.50) and expenses ran over $20. Requests Mr. Riggs to ask APC what to do with them. (actually it lost money). ER-23, p. 191
A.L.S. LaCrosse. Encloses $15 for Mount Vernon and list of subscribers. Wasn't willing to give money up to VR for this state.
A.L.S. Draft sent to Riggs - amount not disclosed. ER-23, p. 173
A.L.S. Office of the Lehigh Crane Iron Co. Sends $20 in checks and list of contributors. ER-23, p. 233
A.L.S. Sends to Riggs $339.64 to credit to MVLA. ER-23, p. 133
A.L.S. Kirkwood. Encloses order for $693.50. ER-23, p. 243
A.L.S. Small note. Check for $33 enclosed. ER-23, p. 159
A.L.S. Encloses payment for fund. ER 23, p. 205
A.L.S. Tallahassee. Encloses $61.50 toward Mound Vernon fund. ER-23, p. 187
A.L.S. Boston. Check from Mrs. Greenough for $564.65. ER-23, p. 197
A.L.S. Sends check for $500, Mrs. Greenough's collection in Massachusetts. ER-23, p. 261
A.L.S. Philadelphia. Encloses check for $943.50, balance of funds collected in state of Pa. ER-23, p. 283
A.L. Richmond. Written and signed by Christie Johnson on behalf of Regent. Gives plan for publishing subscriber's names. Requests Treasurer to influence more Congressmen to contribute. Mayors of cities to be addressed. ER-1, p. 105
Philadelphia. Private. Miss Cunningham wants to know if he discussed using loan to pay Mr. Washington with him. ER-23, p. 63
Philadelphia. Private. Discusses funds with Mr. Macfarland.
A.L.S. Philadelphia. ER-23, p. 109
Copy "made and given by Miss Jane A. Riggs, Vice Regent for District of Columbia, May 13, 1913". Written on behalf of Ann Pamela Cunningham. Requests Mr. Riggs to become the official Treasurer of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
A.L.S. Baltimore. Regrets any embarrassment he had in paying check handed him by her friend Mr. Henry La Reintrie--her baptismal name is "Sarah Jane" but has used "Christie" for years--cannot understand why Miss Cunningham used "Sarah" in this check--hopes this explanation is satisfactory. ER-23, p. 277
A.L.S. Baltimore. Not sure of date of Miss Tracy's appointment as secretary--insists check was signed by Miss Cunningham and sent to her by David Paul Brown--cannot understand his reluctance to pay it. ER-23, p. 279
A.L.S. Baltimore. Acknowledges receipt of check for $77.55 from G.W. Riggs. ER-23, p. 281