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Ann Pamela Cunningham to Edward Everett, 1856 December 22

 File — Box: 15

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. (draft of letter). Charleston. Acknowledges receipt of his Albany address; conferences with John Augustine Washington and Gov. Wise; difficulties in bringing J.A. Washington to terms for sale of Mount Vernon. On trip from Richmond she meets nephew of General Winfield Scott who pledges his support and suggests that Army make first contribution to Tomb. Hon. Albert Pike, New Orleans, pledges support of Louisiana masons. Places charter in hands of Attorney who will draw up Constitution and Bylaws. ER-1, p. 57-59


  • 1856 December 22


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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