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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 December 13

 Item — Box: 59, Folder: 1834.12.13
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Woodlawn. Glad Supreme Ct. decided in his favor--"that poor man Parker" who has aroused ire of people in N. Orleans--is reading the novel "Henri Quatre"--the gig is a very dangerous carriage; tells a story of Mr. Mason being injured in one--great no. of shipwrecks this fall; hopes he won't return by water --speaks of friends in La.--thanks for the oranges. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C. Dec. 15," marked "No. 9," laminated, red seal obscured.

There follows a postscript written by E.P. Lewis. A.L.S. 1 page. Asks that both forget their quarrel and think carefully before writing anything better left unsaid.


  • 1834 December 13


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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