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Law, Elizabeth Parke Custis, 1776-1831

 Person

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Affidavit, Eliza Parke Custis Law, 1830 July 4

 Item — Box 55, Folder: 1830.07.04
Identifier: RM-289; MS-2905
Scope and Contents

Reproduction, 1 page. Statement of authenticity, written and signed by Eliza P. Custis, dated at Washington on July 4th 1830, regarding a trunk given to her by her brother George Washington Parke Custis that had been used by her grandmother, Martha Washington, and accompanied her each winter when she joined the General at his winter quarter during the Revolution.

Dates: 1830 July 4

Articles of agreement between George Calvert and Thomas Peter with Thomas Law related to his separation from Elizabeth Parke Custis Law, 1804 August 9

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Articles of agreement between George Calvert and Thomas Peter with Thomas Law, agreeing that Thomas Law and his wife Eliza Parke Custis Law will live separately. Eliza will receive $1500 per year from Law, and all the interest from her inheritance from George Washington will go to her and her daughter.

Dates: 1804 August 9

Eliza Parke Custis to George Washington, 1794 September 7

 File — Box 1, Folder: 01
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed from Eliza, Hope Park, asking her grandfather for a picture of him. Docketed in Washington's hand on verso.

Dates: 1794 September 7

Elizabeth Parke Custis Law Rogers to Elizabeth Parke Custis Law, 1819-1821, 1819 December 5, 1821 November 10, undated December 5

 Sub-Series — Box 3, Folder: 07
Scope and Contents

3 letters written by Elizabeth Parke Custis Law Rogers to her mother between December 5, 1819 - November 21, 1821.

Dates: 1819-1821; 1819 December 5; 1821 November 10; undated December 5

Elizabeth Parke Custis Law to Edmund Law, undated

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: undated

Elizabeth Parke Custis Law to John Law, 1799-1802, 1799 January 20, 1802 February 21, 1802 July 4, probably 1802 September 25, 1802 December 25

 Sub-Series — Box 4, Folder: 04
Scope and Contents

5 letters from Eliza Custis Law to her stepson John Law. The first letter is addressed to John at George Town College and the other four to Harvard University.

Dates: 1799-1802; 1799 January 20; 1802 February 21; 1802 July 4; probably 1802 September 25; 1802 December 25

Elizabeth Parke Custis Law to John Law, 1803-1804, 1803 February 5, approximately 1803 April 11, 1803 April 15, 1804 July 9

 Sub-Series — Box 4, Folder: 05
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1803-1804; 1803 February 5; approximately 1803 April 11; 1803 April 15; 1804 July 9

Elizabeth Parke Custis Law to John Law, 1807-1808, 1807 July 24, 1808 February 3, 1808 August 26, 1808 October 12, 25 November 1808

 Sub-Series — Box 4, Folder: 08
Scope and Contents

5 dated letters from Eliza Custis Law to her stepson John Law.

Dates: 1807-1808; 1807 July 24; 1808 February 3; 1808 August 26; 1808 October 12; 25 November 1808

Elizabeth Parke Custis Law to John Law, 1809-1810, 1809 January 9, 1809 October 2, 1809 October 13, 1809 November 6, 1809 December 21, 1810 February 20, 1810 February 21

 Sub-Series — Box 4, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1809-1810; 1809 January 9; 1809 October 2; 1809 October 13; 1809 November 6; 1809 December 21; 1810 February 20; 1810 February 21

Elizabeth Parke Custis Law to John Law, undated

 Sub-Series — Box 4, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

15 undated letters and notes written by Eliza Custis Law to her stepson John Law.

Dates: undated

Elizabeth Parke Custis Law to John Law, undated

 Sub-Series — Box 4, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

4 undated letters from Eliza Custis Law to her stepson John Law.

Dates: undated

General Simon Bernard to Elizabeth Parke Custis Law, 1828-1830, 1828 March 28, 1829 May 5, 1829 October 1, 1830 February 5, 1830 February 14, 1830 May 21, undated April 17

 Sub-Series — Box 3, Folder: 08
Scope and Contents

7 letters written by Brigadier General Simon Bernard, Washington City, to Eliza Parke Custis Law between March 28, 1828 and May 21, 1830.

Dates: 1828-1830; 1828 March 28; 1829 May 5; 1829 October 1; 1830 February 5; 1830 February 14; 1830 May 21; undated April 17

George Washington to Eliza Parke Custis, 1794 September 14

 File — Box 1, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents

Autographed letter signed (signature cut out) George Washington, German Town, to Eliza Parke Custis. Washington offers his granddaughter advice on love and marriage.

Dates: 1794 September 14

John Law to Elizabeth Parke Custis Law, 1808 July 3

 Item — Box 4, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1808 July 3

Letter, Eliza Parke Custis Law to Gideon Snow, 1829 April 22

 Item — Box 54, Folder: 1829.04.22
Identifier: A-607
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 3 pages. Washington to Boston. Eliza encloses a check for $103 (this is return of a loan plus interest) -- insists on sending the interest, too -- apologizes for delay -- will "resort to harsh measures" to recover what is her due, and then will have plenty money -- has been very ill -- Mr. Rogers has come and taken away last child of her daughter to Baltimore, and now she is desolate and alone -- Gen. Lafayette wants her to come to him in France, but she doesn't want to leave her...
Dates: 1829 April 22

Letter, Eliza Parke Custis Law to Gideon Snow, 1830 October 24

 Item — Box 55, Folder: 1830.10.24
Identifier: A-607
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 5 pages. Washington to Boston. Eliza writes that Mr. Blagden was to take letter, but did not stop in to visit, only sending his card -- perhaps he was told she wouldn't receive strangers -- she broke up housekeeping and is living quietly in lodgings -- she goes soon for several months to her sister's (Nelly Lewis's), in Alexandria where she has gone to procure masters for youngest child [Angela] -- had rather be there than at other brother and sisters where she once lived with her...
Dates: 1830 October 24

Letter, Eliza Parke Custis Law to Henry Jackson, 1816 November 20

 Item — Box 45, Folder: 1816.11.20
Identifier: RM-539; MS-4185
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Philadelphia. To Henry Jackson, Charge des Affaires of the U.S. in Paris. Sending several packets for friends in France. Mentions her engagement to Col. de Greffe, from whom she has not heard since June 18. He has lost his rank and fortune abroad and she is anxiously hoping for his return. Letter will be delivered by M. de Chenney. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, wax seal. Name on original manuscript appears as "Eliza Parke Custis."

Dates: 1816 November 20

Letter, Eliza Parke Custis Law to Jonathan Trumbull, undated no. 83

 Item — Box 83, Folder: undated no. 83
Identifier: A-366
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Washington to New York. Name on original manuscript appears as "Eliza P. Custis." Concerning her picture that she does not like to be without even though she is sure it is safe "in your care." Next to her little grandchildren she values it above all things. Has been ill with a pain in her head and eyes.

Dates: undated no. 83

Letter, Eliza Parke Custis Law to Lawrence Lewis, 1830 July 13

 Item — Box 55, Folder: 1830.07.13
Identifier: A-366
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 3 pages. Washington to Woodlawn. Eliza explains that she is not asking Lewis for money or for much of his time -- she writes that she is planning on going to Salt Sulphur, White Sulphur and Sweet Springs for her health -- further, she intends to go to her land near there, that had been left her by George Washington -- she asks Lewis for letters of recommendation to procure aid in establishing her claim, and for his description of the route from the Springs to Point Pleasant and...
Dates: 1830 July 13

Letter, Eliza Parke Custis Law to Mrs. Gideon Snow, 1828 October 18

 Item — Box 53, Folder: 1828.10.18
Identifier: A-607
Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 2 pages. Eliza presents her friend the attached clipping of two words ["that it"] cut from something written by George Washington -- she also attached a small piece of velvet worn by him -- all in thanks for Snow's kindnesses since Eliza's arrival in Boston. Name on original manuscript appears as "Eliza Parke Custis." Autograph document signed, laminated.

Dates: 1828 October 18

Letter, Eliza Parke Custis to John Lutz, 1828 April 14

 Item — Box 53, Folder: 1828.04.14
Identifier: RM-1204
Scope and Contents

The letter includes a swatch of velvet cloth worn by George Washington stitched to the letter to thank Lutz for his time as the Sergeant of Washington guard at Valley Forge.

Dates: 1828 April 14

Letter, Elizabeth Powel to Eliza Parke Custis Law, 1816 February 27

 Item — Box 45, Folder: 1816.02.27
Identifier: A-572.1
Scope and Contents A.L.S. 3 pages. Philadelphia. Regrets that Eliza's insistance on journeying in cold wet weather has caused her suffering illness -- Powel hopes she and her sisters won't let their opposite political views come between them -- discusses Mr. Sergeant and Mr. Hopkinson of Pennsylvania, now in congress -- pleased Eliza resides with Col. [Tobias] Lear and wife [Frances Dandridge] -- recounts "a vague report in circulation here" that she and Mr. Law are to be reconciled for their child's sake --...
Dates: 1816 February 27

Letter, Marquis de Lafayette to Eliza Parke Custis Law, 1824-1825

 Item — Box 50, Folder: 1824.00.00
Identifier: RM-1150; MS-5838
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Concerning meeting arrangements and introductions.

Dates: 1824-1825

Lieutenant Colonel Wharton to Eliza Parke Custis Law, 1810 February 27

 Item — Box 42, Folder: 1810.02.27
Identifier: RM-90; MS-2238
Scope and Contents

L. 1 page. Re: Col. Wharton acknowledges with great pleasure the gift from Mrs. Law of a waistcoat which belonged to General George Washington. Letter, handwritten, unsigned, no cover, postmark, etc.

Dates: 1810 February 27

Peter family papers

 Collection
Identifier: RM-1186
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1772-1932

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