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Letter, Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart to Burwell Bassett, undated no. 8 (January 30)

 Item — Box: 81, Folder: undated no. 8
Identifier: A-625

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. To Eltham. Apologizes for enclosing letter to Major [Geo. A.] Washington--heard he was at Eltham, and desired to reach him--sympathizes with "distressing accident" in his family and Mrs. Daingerfield's situation [widowed]--her children are all well--"Washington [G.W.P. Custis] quite hearty and the prettiest creature in the World ..." Autograph letter signed, laminated, incomplete watermark (crown). Name on original manuscript appears as "E. Custis."


  • Creation: undated no. 8 (January 30)


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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