Letter, Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart to Burwell Bassett, undated no. 8 (January 30)
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)
- Stuart, Eleanor Calvert Custis, approximately 1758-1811 (Person)
- Bassett, Burwell, 1764-1841 (Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Box: English