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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 July 12

 Item — Box: 58, Folder: 1834.07.12
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. White Sulphur Spring to New Orleans. "You are unreasonable to call me cold, and an icicle. I am neither."--denies going out with handsome young men. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover in hand of E.P. Lewis, marked "Sulphur Springs Va. July 12, 1834," postmarked "White Sulr. Sprs. Va, Jul. 13," laminated.

A long letter by E.P. Lewis is added as a postscript in crosshatch. A.L.S. 3 pages. Altho Angela seems cold to him, she really thinks of him all the time--Commodore Biddle--Harry [Henry] Clay is here--life and people at White Sulphur--asks that Conrad's sisters write Angela a line or two giving their approbation of his fiancee, but not to let Angela know she suggested it--Beau Nash of White Sulphur, Lewis Caldwell--thinks her health will be completely restored by the Springs.


  • 1834 July 12


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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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