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Anna Cora Ritchie to Ann Pamela Cunningham, 1858 August 12

 File — Box: 26

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Astoria, Long Island, NY. re appointments of VRs. Best advisers say facts rather thatn a defense of J.A. Washington should be given. Sent VRs Miss Hamilton's system, has distributed Records; does not consent to publication of her letter re Miss Hamilton, but an article may be written by Christie Johnson from this letter - Miss Hamilton's constant efforts for MV - Disapproves Regent's wish to open an office in Philadelphia. Reports activity of workers in Astoria and Ravenswood. Mrs. R's father criticizes order of reporting VRs' names; refers to letter re salary. ER-3, p. 153-155


  • 1858 August 12


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From the Collection: 25 Linear Feet (117 legal-size clamshell flat storage boxes, 1 oversize clamshell flat storage box )

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Part of the Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Repository

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Mount Vernon VA 22121 USA