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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 November 8

 Item — Box: 58, Folder: 1834.11.08
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Gives him an example of her daily schedule--scenery near Woodlawn--father [Lawr. Lewis] promises to take them in carriage "as far as it can go towards Porters Battery, and we are to walk the rest of the distance"--has information on friends in New Orleans--asks about building of water works and gas works there--finished reading Trevelyan. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C. Nov. 9," marked "No. 4," laminated, red seal obscured.

A postscript by E.P. Lewis follows: A.L.S. 2 pages. Copies for him a few verses from a novel "Pinmoney," called "The Undying One"--inquires about Leonard R. Aling in Tampico.


  • 1834 November 8


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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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Mount Vernon VA 22121