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. Reports on money received and paid out. ER-22, p. 117. Undated 147.
A.L.S. Washington. Acknnowledges check for $166.75--receipt of $800 from Mrs. Lekert--since Mr. Washington objected to receiving stocks at cost, he [Riggs] placed funds in hand in Treasury notes [$6000 at 4 1/2 per cent] ER-21, p. 19
Advises her of receipt of $353.
A.L.S. Washington, DC. Sends her statement of money received by him for Association. ER-21, p. 25
A.L.S. Washington. Will go to New York soon and stop in Philadelphia to see her. ER-21, p. 29
A.L.S. Washington. Mr. Washington has paid all the Mount Vernon taxes. Insurance also paid. John Augustine Washington, through Mr. Riggs, has also sent to APC a number of plans of Mount Vernon ''in General Washington's hand." ER-22, p. 87
A.L.S. Washington. Will make up account to send to APC. Returns 5 checks of 13 Jan 1860 - to be endorsed. ER-22, p. 89
A.L.S. Washington. Received drafts mounting to $2799.95. ER-22, p. 91
A.L.S. Washington. Sends to APC a letter signed by his wife. ER-22, p. 93
A.L.S. Marine band, with soldiers, gone to Richmond, Va; if do not return others may be hired "not however so good." ER-22, p. 95
A.L.S. Washington. Received 5 checks totaling $839.22--also check for $38.07 from Mrs. Pellet and $100 from Mrs. Morse. ER-22, p. 97
Facsimile copy. RM-328, ER-3208
A.L.S. Washington. Forwards a letter to her from D.M. Higgins of Poolesville, MD. (A.L.S. enclosed) requesting 5 Washington portraits. 22-13 and 22-15.
A.L.S. Washington. Received from Miss McMakin checks for $892.80. Reports on repair work and physical condition of Mount Vernon after Riggs and Mr. Herbert visited the Mansion. (22-17, 22-19)
A.L.S. Washington. Received from Mrs. Dickinson $1834.03. ER-22, p. 21
A.L.S. Washington. Received from Miss Catherine Dougherty $20 and a list of contributors. Two contributors desire a portrait of George Washington. ER-22, p. 27
A.L.S. Washington. Notified APC of receipt of $26.50 from P. Dickinson, Esq. of Wilmington, Delaware for a lecture delivered for the benefit of the MVLA at St. Mary Hall in Raleigh. ER-12, p. 25
A.L.S. Washington. Receipt of check from Miss McMakin of J.L. Donaldson for $250. Receipt of $63 from Mrs. Murat (Tallahassee, Fla), $1 from Christopher Caumack (Wash, D.C.) and a contribution from John J. Beall of the Georgetown (D.C.) Mason's Lodge #5. ER-22, p. 29
A.L.S. Washington. Received check for $372.06, has $7325.89 on hand. Suggests paying $5000 on last bond. Nine hundred spent on repairs. Outhouses, garden walls, etc. very dilapidated. Cannot get estimate on repairs. Mr. Herbert repairing garden walls now. ER-22, p. 31
A.L.S. Washington. On this day has paid last of debt of "the Mt.Vernon Ladies' Association to Mr. Washington ten thousand dollars ($10,000)."
A.L.S. Washington. Receipt from Miss Hamilton of $5000 and has paid $10000 to Mr. Washington. ER-22, p. 33
A.L.S. Washington. To forward copy of the account of the MVLA to APC . Also receipt of $312.50 from Mrs. Morse of Louisiana noted. ER-22, p. 37
A.L.S. Washington. Notes receipt of check from APC for $100 "secured from the dead letters office." ER-22, p. 39
A.L.S. Washington. ER-22, p. 41
A.L.S. Washington. Receipt of check from "L. Haven, Esqr. Treas. Of Vice Regent of Maine's" for $2000 for MVLA. ER-22, p. 43
A.L.S. Washington. Receipt from Gov. Reid of the Cincinnati Society of South Carolina $315.07 for the MVLA. ER-22, p. 45
A.L.S. Washington. Announces receipt from Charles J. Helm, US Consul General in Havana, of $145.25 for the MVLA. ER-22, p. 47
A.L.S. Washington. Contributions collected by Consul General at Havana on 4th of July. Is making her a copy of his account from the beginning. ER-22, p. 49
A.L.S. Washington. Cannot tell precisely what Mr. Washington's gift amounts to, but appears, according to the President of the Steamboat Co. to be $1228.25. ER-22, p. 51
A.L.S. Washington. Receipt from Isaac Morse of Lousiana of $60. ER-22, p. 53