RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 51846074 LA English T1 Papers of Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt Ritchie, A1 Ritchie, Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt,, Bartholomew,, Campbell,, Fields, James Thomas,, Ruggles, Samuel B., Sargent, Catharine O.,, Tuckerman, Henry T., Tyler, Julia Gardiner,, Wright,, Harper & Brothers,, YR 1842 AB The collection contains two manuscripts: "To Harry Munroe," and an untitled essay on Greek and Italian brigandage. Letters discuss her health, the weather, her writing including "Fairy Fingers" and "Mimic Life," Elizabeth H. Appleton, Thomas Crawford, Catherine Hayes, Mary Morris Hamilton Schuyler and the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, Ion Perdicaris, William Foushee Ritchie, Randolph Rogers, Frank Slayton, Julia G.O. Smyth, and Henry Alexander Wise. Specific topics include writing a "moral tale for the young"; supporting herself as a writer; winter isolation in Virginia in 1856; a Southern predjudice against female lecturerers; a proposed trip to Boston, ill health preventing a return to the stage in 1865; the possibility of William Foushee Ritchie's emigrating to Brazil; fund raising for Mount Vernon; and especially the equestrian monument to George Washington started in Richmond, Va., by Thomas Crawford and completed by Randolph Rogers. There are also two copies of an engraving of Ritchie.