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Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1835 February 16

 Item — Box: 59, Folder: 1835.02.16
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Woodlawn. Aunt [Martha] Peter and Brittania [Peter Kennon] visiting--fancy dress ball canceled, and a common subscription ball to be held on Feb. 22 instead--she won't go--Miss Charlotte Taylor married to [Moncure] Robinson--talk of war with France--Bulwer's "France"--Miss Nannie Mason's marriage--Mr. Wm. Patterson's death, merchant of Baltimore--talk of railroad line to N. Orleans--Mrs. Owens, her cousin, comes to visit [Otwayana Carter Owens, daughter of Betty Lewis Carter]--Mother learns new type of painting, done with "forms." Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C. Feb. 18," marked "No. 19," red seal blurred.

Postscript from E.P. Lewis follows, A.L.S. 1 page. Hears scarlet fever is in [New Orleans]--gives a treatment for it.


  • 1835 February 16


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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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Mount Vernon VA 22121