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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.


  • Creation: 1828 October 18


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121