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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 October 25

 Item — Box: 58, Folder: 1834.10.25
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Woodlawn. If he hasn't answered [Lorenzo's] letter, please do--Dr. Physick's opinion agrees with Dr. Washington's regarding Charles' eyes--is reading "Mrs. Trollop's tour in Belgium and Western Germany"--her opinion of Mrs. Trollope's veracity--Capt. Bell "of opossum and persimon notoriety" visited--has been playing Backgammon with Ferdinand [Coxe]--she practices her music--her father has made her a frame for flowers in a room with constant fire--announcement of Mr. Wm. Taylor of Point-Coupee marriage to Miss Thom of Culpeper County--"I think he has treated my friend Virginia shabbily"-warns him about care of his eyes. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C. Oct. 27," marked "No 2," laminated red seal blurred.

A postscript is added by E.P. Lewis: A.L.S. 1 page. Anxious about his safe arrival and his eyes. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. L.." Autograph letter initial signed.


  • 1834 October 25


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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