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Letter, Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1847 October 10

 Item — Box: 68, Folder: 1847.10.10
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 4 pages. Audley to Washington, D.C. Beds and rooms prepared for their coming--urges him to leave Charley and Lewis [Conrad] with her this winter for their health--Esther to have an excellent tutor for the children--Bishop Meade in N. York procuring a tutor--stage from Winchester to Leesburg very small, agent refuses to use large one--Lewis [Conrad] injured his eyes by bad habit. Name on original manuscript appears as "E. P. Lewis." Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "Berryville Va., Oct. [ ]," laminated, smeared black seal.


  • 1847 October 10


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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

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Mount Vernon VA 22121