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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 June 30

 Item — Box: 58, Folder: 1834.06.30
Identifier: W-1251/A

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


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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

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Mount Vernon VA 22121