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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1834 December 28

 Item — Box: 59, Folder: 1834.12.28
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Woodlawn. Weather--much snow--business detains Lorenzo in Phila.--Parke's son "Sonny" [E.G.W. Butler] going to school in Baton Rouge--hopes he will read the books every day or at least every Sunday for her gratification--[ice] skating a favorite amusement in this part of the country--will get [Lorenzo] to make a sleigh when he comes--friends--snow 21 inches deep. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, laminated, postmarked "Alexandria D.C. Dec. 31," marked "No. 12," laminated, red seal blurred.

A postscript by E.P. Lewis follows. A.L.S. 1 page. Wishes he could have partaken of her [Christmas] pies, cake and jellies.


  • 1834 December 28


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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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