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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 October 17

 Item — Box: 58, Folder: 1834.10.17
Identifier: W-1251/A

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


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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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