Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 October 17
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 3 pages. Woodlawn. She misses him--entertaining guests--has received more songs to learn--will commence some keepsakes for his brothers and sisters--remind him of promise not to keep house with Mr. [John ?] S[li]d[el]l this winter--cautions him to be careful of his eyes--numbers all her letters so he can tell if any are lost--writes of every one's good opinion of him. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked [ ] D.C. Oct 18," marked No. 1, laminated.
A postscript by E.P. Lewis. The Dr. says the disease is called Ptirgium [Ptergium] and requires an operation--she tore up her obnoxious letter and did her best to make them (?) happy while they were here.
- 1834 October 17
- Conrad, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis, 1813-1839 (Person)
- Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878 (Recipient, Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English