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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1835 February 7

 Item — Box: 59, Folder: 1835.02.07
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Woodlawn. Unable to account for irregularity of mail--his attendance at a Masquerade--wants to have complete confidence in him, even in trifles--Miss Mason married to Mr. [Sidney S.] Lee, brother of [Robt. E. Lee]--intend to visit Arlington--Miss Martineau [Harriet]--she is reading Henry Bulwer's "France" "[France: Social, Literary and Political", 1834, 1st part of work called "The Monarchy of the Middle Classes", (1836)]--tells him of clipping from Liverpool paper complimentary to Senators--a new bonnet--Parke not to send Sonny [E.G.W. Butler] to school until next year. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C., Feb. 9," marked "No 18," red seal blurred.

A postscript by E.P. Lewis follows, A.L.S. 2 pages. Glad he liked the [silhouette of Angela ?] --glad he's taken her advice [on his health]--Miss M[artineau].


  • 1835 February 7


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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