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Letter, Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1835 March 18

 Item — Box: 59, Folder: 1835.03.18
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Woodlawn. [Angela] still at Arlington and [Lorenzo] and family are there too--often sees Charles in her dreams--Washy [G.W. Lewis]--visited tree where his and Angela's names are [carved]--does needlework--instructions on getting and killing venemous snakes for L[orenzo]'s natural history collection--he lately prepared a crossbill. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. L." Autograph letter initial signed, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C. Mar. 19," broken black seal.


  • 1835 March 18


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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