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Letter, Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1847 August 14

 Item — Box: 68, Folder: 1847.08.14
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Arlington to Newport, Rhode Island. Arrived from Chantilly by stage and hack--Charley [Conrad's] poor health and instructions for nursing him--Charley's 10th birthday today--sea air and bathing will benefit him in New Port. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "Alexandria D.C., Aug. 14," laminated.


  • 1847 August 14


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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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121