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

 Item — Box: 59, Folder: 1834.12.19
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Woodlawn. Dr. Henry Daingerfield visits--he threw mistletoe leaves in fire to see if Charles is constant--visiters--her French gets tedious, and she spends much time reading--is reading a hist. of Spain--coming marriage of Susan [Randolph] Taylor and Moncure Robinson [civil engineer building Philadelphia and Reading R.R.]-received as Christmas gift "Landscape Annual" for1835--is doing handiwork. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C. Dec.[ ], marked "No 10", laminated, red seal blurred.

There follows a long postscript by E.P. Lewis. A.L.S. 2 pages. Is trying to make him a birthday gift--thanks for information about Woolsack [in Brit. Parliament]--hopes to see him on Supreme Ct. some day--congratulations on birth of [a nephew].


  • 1834 December 19


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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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