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Ann Pamela Cunningham to George W. Riggs, 1859 April 15

 File — Box: 41

Scope and Contents

A.L. Draft in the writing of Christie Johnson. Florida and Louisiana funds rec'd. Asks various states advisability of retaining part of purchase fund for investment. Determined with help of G.W. Riggs and legal advisers to demonstrate women's business ability. Consults D.P. Brown on official procedure. Treasurer to report to Regent, nature of permanent investments,purchased and held on her approval in names of Assn., funds payable on Regent's order. Seeks safe investments. ER-11, p. 85


  • Creation: 1859 April 15


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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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Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 USA