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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 November 19

 Item — Box: 58, Folder: 1834.11.19
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Glad Alfred [Conrad's brother] liked her--his eyes--will write on Saturday. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed.

Postscript by E.P. Custis Lewis follows in crosshatch. A.L.S. 4 pages. [Angela] studies her French and exercises for his sake--cautions him about his eyes--even if he were to go blind [Angela] would stick by him--fears he was angered or hurt by her [warnings on flirtations]--[Angela] begins drawing in crayon--one of Charles Conrad's uncles was [G.W.P. Custis'] intimate friend--her family--Col. House died of cholera in Georgetown--stories of [Geo.] Poindexter's cheating at cards--mutual friends. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. L." Autograph letter initial signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C. Nov. 20," black seal obscured.


  • 1834 November 19


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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