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Letter, Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 May 26

 Item — Box: 58, Folder: 1834.05.26
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Iberville, Louisiana to New Orleans. Writes in a humorous vein about Conrad's sudden preference for rural retreats--received articles from Mr. Krumbhaar; sorry they are not what he wanted--have Mr. Krumbhaar procure berths or staterooms on ship for them--Sonny and Sissy send love [Parke's children, E.G.W. Butler and E.A. Isabella Butler]. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked by hand "Iberville La May 27 1834", laminated, black seal.


  • 1834 May 26


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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