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Philoclea Eve to Margaret Comegys, 1884 April 5

 File — Box: 96

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Incomplete letter (clipped). Montrose, near Augusta, Georgia. Answers her questions re Mrs. Ritchie who died in London 12 or 14 years ago, no children. Miss Cunningham wished her to write the history of the MVLA as she thought her "the only one who would do her full justice." Mrs. Eve's last letter from her was dated from Paris. She corresponded with Miss Cunningham until too feeble to write. Her letters destroyed. Mrs. Ritchie's sister-in-law, Mrs. John Giddings, lives in Baltimore. ER-17, p. 261


  • 1884 April 5


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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