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Letter, Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis and Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad to Charles Conrad, 1835 May 28-29

 Item — Box: 60, Folder: 1835.05.28
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Woodlawn. Assures him the matter of the unfortunate postscript is forgotten [E.P. Lewis to Charles Conrad, Dec. 5, 1834] and that she has no intentions of delaying or trying to stop his and Angela's marriage--reiterates her affection for him--does want some idea of when he can come, in order to have things ready--Angela will add a postscript in the morning. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. L." Autograph letter initial signed, integral cover, docketed, postmarked "Alexandria D.C. May 29," broken black seal.

A postscript follows from M.E.A. Lewis: A.L.S. 2 pages. Woodlawn. Teases him about his haste in suspecting some evil from an innocent postscript--does not want him to leave N. Orleans until his business is finished there--instructs him to burn this letter. Name on original manuscript appears as "M. E. A. Lewis." Date on original catalog card appears [1835] May 29. Autograph letter signed, postscipted to a letter of E.P. Lewis to Charles Conrad, dated May 28.


  • 1835 May 28-29


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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