Letter, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad and Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1835 February 26, 1835 March 1
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 2 pages. Woodlawn. Trip to Arlington--to be a supper for the bride--[Miss Mason, bride of R.E. Lee's brother Sidney S. Lee]--will leave letter at home and mother will finish it when she returns--New Orleans friends. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "Alexandria D.C., Mar. 2," marked "No. 21," laminated, broken black seal.
A postscript follows from E.P. Lewis to Charles Conrad, dated March 1, 1835. A.L.S. 3 pages. Arrived at Arlington in snow storm--[Angela] ill with nervous headache--descript. of Angela's dress--she wore Charles' ring--groom far superior in appearance and heart to bride [Sidney Smith Lee and Miss Nanny Mason]--description of both--couple to live with Mrs. Fitzhugh, widow of Mrs. Custis' brother--the Bachelor's Ball--Capt. Bell--news of friends and relatives.
- 1835 February 26
- 1835 March 1
- Conrad, Mary Eliza Angela Lewis, 1813-1839 (Person)
- Lewis, Eleanor Parke Custis, 1779-1852 (Person)
- Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878 (Recipient, Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English