Ann Pamela Cunningham to Edward Everett, 1857
Scope and Contents
Draft. Letters between Mr. Ritchie and Mr. Washington to be published, and Mr. Washington to add his pledge over his name of his terms of sale. This will stimulate interest and remove any doubts of Mr. Washington's intentions. Encloses a copy of Washington's letter so he can see him in a different light. Difficulties in getting Mr. Washington to write letter for Governor Wise and Assembly. Defends Washington's actions - he is under pressures from other members of the family not to sell to Ladies. Believes Mount Vernon can be obtained in a year's time. ER-1, p. 63
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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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