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Letter, Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1847 August 22

 Item — Box: 68, Folder: 1847.08.22
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Audley to Newport, Rhode Island. Charley's illness--use of bella donna for the disease [scarlet fever]--arrived with Sissy and Caro [Isabella and Caroline Butler] to find [Lorenzo] ill--his ailments and treatments. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. L." Autograph letter initial signed, postmarked "Berryville Va. Aug. 23," laminated.


  • 1847 August 22


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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