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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1835 January 17

 Item — Box: 59, Folder: 1835.01.17
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Woodlawn. Brother [Lorenzo] and family here--crosses Shenandoah River on ice, carrying the two babies [Lawrence Fielding, and John R.C. Lewis]--is reading "Last Days of Pompeii"--comparison of Bulwer's and Scott's novels--guests--approves Mr. [Henry] Clay's report on the subject of war with France--" ... it is well that he is sometimes correct"--fears Charles thinks her a little "to far north in my disposition"--[Lawrence Lewis says for him to keep the money Mr. Bullitt has for him].

A.L.S. 2 pages. Begs him to "let bygones be bygones"--hopes he received her peace-making postscript--hopes she hasn't hurt or angered him--still [painting] birds for her children.


  • 1835 January 17


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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