Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 June 30
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 4 pages. To New Orleans. Arrived at White Sulpher after fatiguing journey [from La.]--Commodore Biddle here--describes scenery and their location, a cabin.
Includes a letter from Nelly written crosshatch across Mary Eliza Angela Conrad's. She and Angela talk constantly of him--teases him about Angela--the Magill (?) ring and his profile are carefully guarded by Angela--trip very fatiguing and miserable--stay at the springs a while to restore health--then to Audley, but will return to [Woodlawn] before his visit--speaks of friends on voyage home--rejoices that he doesn't use tobacco in any form--his brother Alfred--anxious lest Ive's humor toward him will change--he is a mad man. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover.
- 1834 June 30
- Conrad, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis, 1813-1839 (Person)
- Lewis, Eleanor Parke Custis, 1779-1852 (Person)
- Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878 (Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English