Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 July 4
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 1 page. White Sulphur to New Orleans. She is finishing a dress for her mother--hopes his journey will be safe. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Date on original catalog card appears  [July 4].
Includes letter from Nelly written in crosshatch. A.L.S. 4 pages. Worried about Parke; no news from her--they go on to Sweet Springs--hopes this will benefit Angela who has had 3 attacks of nervous pain in her face--if they aren't at Woodlawn by mid-August when he visits, go to postmaster in Alexandria and then come to A[udley]--if he goes to Fred[erick], go to Berryville (sometimes called Battletown,) and Audley is just 2 miles--admonishes him not to say "cursed" or any other bad words because her sister [in-law] Mrs. Custis disapproves--[Here she leaves room for a postscript by M.E.A. Lewis] describes their location--live in brick house, one of a row of them called "Paradise Row"--Mr. Custis and Mr. Bowers of New Orleans are here--a band and dancing here--few genteel men there--friends at the spring.
- 1834 July 4
- Conrad, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis, 1813-1839 (Person)
- Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878 (Recipient, Person)
- Lewis, Eleanor Parke Custis, 1779-1852 (Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English