Ann Pamela Cunningham to George W. Riggs, 1861 April 26
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. Rosemont. Description of mail servic. Arranged to communicate with Miss Tracy through Mrs. Walker of North Carolina. Now has Mrs. Fogg of Tennessee mail her letters. Fears Miss Tracy has fled the area of Washington City. Wanted Miss Tracy to go to Mount Vernon and she will join her when her health permits. Asks Riggs to ask General Scott to forbid soldiers going to Mount Vernon. Wants Mr. Herbert to know she consents to repairs of Washington's bedroom, "removal of the roof of the porch in order that the painting of the outside of the Mansion may be complete, also that I wish the colonnade (the one not blown down) to be so well repaired or propped that it will stand as a model to rebuild the one removed by the storm." Think boats should be stopped to reduce danger from Northern soldiers. ER-23, p. 263
- Creation: 1861 April 26
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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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