Letter, Marquis de Lafayette to Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis, 1824 November 7
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 1 page. Monticello. Lafayette expresses his affection for Nelly and her brother G.W.P. Custis -- and says he share more when he travels near her at the end of the month -- [This letter is also quoted by Nelly in letter of Nov. 22 to Eliz. Bordley Gibson]. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "Char. Va. Nov. 10", laminated, red seal with device blurred, watermarks. Name on original manuscript appears as "Lafayette."
- Creation: 1824 November 7
- Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 (Person)
- Lewis, Eleanor Parke Custis, 1779-1852 (Recipient, Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English