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Letter, Eliza Parke Custis to John Lutz, 1828 April 14

 Item — Box: 53, Folder: 1828.04.14
Identifier: RM-1204

Scope and Contents

The letter includes a swatch of velvet cloth worn by George Washington stitched to the letter to thank Lutz for his time as the Sergeant of Washington guard at Valley Forge.


  • Creation: 1828 April 14


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121