Letter, Esther Maria Coxe Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1847 August 17
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 3 pages. Audley to Newport, Rhode Island. Received letter telling of Charley's [Conrad] illness--Lorenzo ill with cough and pain in his head--Mrs. [E.P.] Lewis considering going up to New Port to nurse Charley--hopes Frank C[onrad], [Charles's brother] is better from sea air--Mr. [Henry] Clay to speak at New Port--Mrs. [Mary Custis] Lee here with 4 children--"Mr. and Mrs. W[ashington ?] are delighted with the portico" (?). Name on original manuscript appears as "E. M. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "Berryville Va. Aug. 17," laminated.
- 1847 August 17
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English