Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Letter, from John Parke Custis, 1776 June 10
Mrs. Washington can accompany the General anywhere now that she's gone thru smallpox [innoculation] successfully--expresses gratitude to Washington for his guardianship--"He deserves the Name of Father who acts the Part of one."
Letter, Marquis de Lafayette to Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis, 1828 January 11
Letter, to Burwell Bassett, 1759 August 9
Letter, to Burwell Bassett, 1773 June 20
"It is an easier matter to conceive than to describe, the distress of this family; especially that of the unhappy parent of our dear Patsy Custis, when I inform you that yesterday removed the sweet Innocent girl into a more happy and peaceful abode than any she has met with in the affected path she hitherto has trod."
Letter, to David Stuart, 1798 February 26
Three page letter written from Mount Vernon that shows Washington’s frustration with his adopted grandson.
Letter, to Jonathan Boucher, 1769 April 24
Letter, to Lawrence Lewis, 1799 January 23
Washington writes in response to his nephew's query about the offer to become the 'Guardian of Nelly' so as to authorize a license for Lawrence and Nelly to marry. He also encourages Lawrence to acknowledge the Secretary of War's offered military commission and either accept or decline the appointment. Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Letter, to Thomas Law, 1796 February 10
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