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:
Telegram - Magnetic Telegraph Company. Philadelphia. Sent Letter with draft for $1271.
A.L.S. Poolesville, Maryland. Encloses $54 for Mount Vernon. Will forward names for the Record later. Please forward to one of the Ladies who can forward the portraits. ER-23, p. 101. Undated 159.
A.L.S. Poolesville, MD. Sends money for the Mount Vernon cause. Hopes to do more in the future. ER-23, p. 100
A.L.S. Boston. Everett writes to "my dear friend," probably G.W. Riggs re consummation payment to John Augustine Washington. Fears expected contributions will be disappointing. Delays in receipts from orations he has given. Brooklyn receipts may be $1000. Has rec'd $1000 from Ledger contributions. New York oration delayed by Everett's illness. ER-9, p. 227
Photostat. Boston. Desires to know his views on borrowing money to consumate purchase of Mt. Vernon on the 22nd--he himself doesn't think it a good idea. ER-508
Photostat. Boston. A mistake in amount of funds credited to his orations in New Jersey. ER-510
Concerning agreement of books. Reports proceeds from three orations in N.J. is $913.27. ER-23, p. 123
A.L.S. Petersham. Regarding a Mr. W (Williams ?) who has been asking for collections for Mount Vernon without her authority. ER-23, p. 297
A.L.S. Advises Mr. Riggs of her course in replying to circulated letter from a Mr. Williams - sent to her through Miss Hamilton. ER-23, p. 295
Typed excerpt of letter "taken from Elswyth Thane's notes on Mrs. Ritchie." RM-144 TYP-2410
"Extracts from a letter to Mr. Riggs" Mr. Devereux shows his letter to Regent--she thanks him for advice--today Miss C. gave Mr. Devereux an order for $450 for the Record. ER-D-72
A.L.S. Boston. Sends money from Mr. Everett's account to the MVLA. ER-23, p. 113
A.L.S. on letterhead. Regarding funds transferred from Edward Everett.
A.L.S. Nashville. Check on Manhattan Bank (N.Y.) for $298 & $2 in gold as contribution to the MVLA from Tennessee. ER-23, p. 130
A.L.S. from George A. (Taylor?) of the Railroad Bank, Savannah, GA. Check for $336.87 for payment of dividends to MVLA. ER-23, p.229
Draft enclosed for MV fund.
A.L.S. Jackson. Encloses draft for $110--from Matron's letter to Mrs. McWillie, there seems to be a discrepancy in amount of funds remitted by him and Mrs. McWillie. ER-23, p. 51
A.L.S. Washington. Received $5000 from Miss Hamilton and paid off balance of bond for $41,666.67 due Feb 22, 1861, with interest. ER-21, p. 205
A.L.S. Washington. Received from Mrs. Morse $102.13. Is unable presently to report on North Carolina contributions. Regrets APC's loss, death of her father. ER-22, p. 7
A.L.S. Washington. Received $300 from J.P. Wild. Also, discusses payments to JAW. ER-22, p. 69
A.L.S. Saturday. Regarding the publication of a letter. ER-22, p. 131. Undated 143.
A.L.S. Tuesday. Received Miss Tracy's note. Mrs. Riggs was on her way to visit but got turned back by the storm. Will try again to visit. ER-22, p. 133. Undated 144.
A.L.S. The band can accompany the party down to Mount Vernon, the only difficulty being that they finish in time to make it back. ER-22, p. 135. Undated 145.
A.L.S. Monday morning. Is detained today. Thinks she should give him the checks she has already collected. Hopes to meet with her later. ER-22, p. 137. Undated 146.