Letter, Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1847 August 28
Scope and Contents
A.L.S. 3 pages. To Newport, Rhode Island. Announces Lorenzo's death--had 5 physicians--Mary [Custis] Lee his nurse and great comfort to him--"This is the 4th child I have lost by congestian."--don't leave New Port too soon, because of Charley's health. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. L." Autograph letter initial signed, integral cover, postmarked "Winchester Va. Aug. 30," laminated, watermark.
- 1847 August 28
- Lewis, Eleanor Parke Custis, 1779-1852 (Person)
- Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878 (Recipient, Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English