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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 November 29

 Item — Box: 58, Folder: 1834.11.29
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Woodlawn. Received letter written after trip to Baton Rouge--family and mutual friends--her music improves but little, though she practices diligently--has read a life of Marshall Ney and cannot admire him--now is reading a History of Bayard--ships lost in violent storms. ame on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C., Dec. 1," marked "No. 7," red seal obscured.

A postscript follows by E.P. Lewis. A.L.S. 2 pages. Lorenzo inquired about the Pyle's but could learn nothing--"I trust you will never think it necessary to renew your acquaintance with them anywhere." Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. L." Date on original catalog card appears [1834] [Nov. 29]. Autograph letter initial signed.


  • 1834 November 29


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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