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Lewis, Nelly Custis 1779-1852

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Works: 329 works in 342 publications in 2 languages and 1,255 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History 
Classifications: E312.19, 973.50922
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Most widely held works by Nelly Custis Lewis
Nelly Custis Lewis's Housekeeping book by Nelly Custis Lewis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Montalbert a novel by Charlotte Smith ( Book )
in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letter : Philadelphia, to Mrs. James Gibson by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
3 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nelly sends her thanks for lemons -- Dr. Chapman gave Agnes a dose of Laudanum -- the child feels better and has been sleeping -- describes her symptoms, treatments and medicines -- requests a watch that keeps time because she must administer the powders every half hour
Letter : [Woodlawn], to [Charles M. Conrad Esqr, New Orleans, Louisiana] by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
2 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wishes he could have partaken of her [Christmas] pies, cake and jellies
Letter : [Woodlawn], to [Charles M. Conrad, Esqr.] by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
2 editions published in 1835 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Begs him to "let bygones be bygones"--Hopes he received her peace-making postscript--hopes she hasn't hurt or angered him--still [painting] birds for her children
Papers : of George Washington Parke Custis by George Washington Parke Custis ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection contains thirty-one letters from Custis, 1788- 1857, and four to him, 1788-1855. Most letters are to the executors of George Washington's estate, Bushrod Washington and Lorenzo Lewis, the nephew of George Washington Parke Custis. Letters regard the settlement of George Washington's estate and debts owed the estate by Custis. Letters also include his part in the debate of the remains of George Washington being removed to the Capitol
George Washington's beautiful Nelly : the letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, 1794-1851 by Nelly Custis Lewis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letter : [Woodlawn], to [Charles M. Conrad Esqr.] by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
2 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shocked to read in his letter, "Really, from the style of your letters one would suppose that you were the fiancee, not she, you are more jealous than she is ... "in answer to her admonitions [regarding flirting]--lectures him about respect due to a parent & old lady--will abstain hereafter from advising him
Letter : Philadelphia, to Mr. James Gibson, Philadelphia by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
2 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writing in September or October of 1824 while in Philadelphia nursing Lorenzo, Nelly expresses her regrets that Elizabeth, too, is sick -- she saw Caroline Calvert for a half hour and hurried back to Lorenzo -- he has had a fever -- she will come to see Elizabeth in the morning and read Parke's letters to her, unless Elizabeth is well enough to call on Nelly and Lorenzo -- she wishes to have a sick coat, or gown, made for Lorenzo
Mrs. Francis B. Stewart collection by Francis B Stewart ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There are letters, 1768-1791, of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, Charleston, S.C., to Harriott Horry, Thomas Pinckney, and others, regarding family matters, social life, Thomas Pinckney's education, social life, and slaves; and letter, 29 June 1776, from Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, to his mother, Eliza Lucas Pinckney, regarding the battle of Fort Moultrie
Letter : Audley near Berryville, to Mrs. Elizabeth Bordley Gibson by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chatty letter about family affairs ... her eyesight is excellent & use of her hand is restored, but walking is fatiguing, walking chair helps ... mentions the activities of her daughter, Parke, and of various grandchildren
[Martha Custis albums] ( Book )
1 edition published in 1797 in Multiple languages and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mount Vernon [Va.], to Mrs. Wolcott by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Giving a report of her trip from Philadelphia to Mount Vernon with her grandparents [George and Martha Washington]; describing a visit to see her sisters and nieces; noting that Martha Washington is suffering from "a violent cold" and George Washington is "much pleased with being once more Farmer Washington"; inviting Mrs. Wolcott and her family to visit Mount Vernon next summer; sending her regards to friends in Philadelphia
Letter : to Mrs. Maria B. [Carter] Tucker, Lynchburg, Virginia by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1822 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Family news--an unpleasant meeting with the Douglas family in N.Y. and Saratoga
Letter : to Mrs. James Gibson, Corner of Spruce & 8th Streets, Philadelphia by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1844 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sends E.G. some needle work done by her 2 granddaughters [Caroline & E.A. Isabella Butler]--they will probably stay in school there if Mr. Fay [the minister] & his wife [their teacher] stay there, instead of coming to Miss Mercer's school near Audley--her great desire ot travel over the world at this late age--she has a disease of the heart, affection of the liver, rheumatism & deaf in one ear--[Conrad] will take away [Charley & Lewis] next winter
Letter : Audley, to [Mrs. James Gibson] by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1850 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Her condition better, but cannot get out or around much--B[utler's] sister Mrs. Donelson stricken insensible with paralysis & died 3 days later--"How very common that disease has become"--Conrad boys reside in Washington with their father--received unfinished letter from [Zachary] Taylor, found among his papers--his excellence--urges E.G. to visit Audley--can come by railroad & carriage--speaks of cup "Zach" gave her--she is very deaf
Letter : Audley, to [Mrs. James Gibson] by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Speaks of portrait taken at 25, after 8 yrs. of marriage--speaks of her "brightest days" and friends in Phila.--"My limbs I fear will never bear me walk again."--"My rolling chair is a pleasant change"--intends to copy her old verses into blank book for her only child [Parke]--Parke--Conrads are well--"My Boys & E. [Lorenzo's wife & sons] are well but miss their father--Mary Lee and 3 children there now, & expects Sister [Martha Peter] & 3 grandchildren this week-- Mary Lee has a son at W[est] Point "worthy of his Father"[R.E. Lee]--disappointed in Root's likeness of her [daguerreotype], but prefered him to Brady--Oscar Lafayette wrote of death of "my faithful friend & Brother [Geo. W. Lafayette]--description of Edmond [Lafayette], who resembles his father & grandfather
Letter : to The Honble. C.M. Conrad, care of J. Whitehead Esqr, Merchants Exchange, New York by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Encloses letter to him--Parke and children arrived
Letter : Audley, to Mrs. James Gibson, Spruce Street Philadelphia by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1835 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sure Angela has told her details of [her] wedding while she & Charles [Conrad] were in Phila.--Angela & Charles have arrived safely back at Audley--regrets her inability to see E.G. before going to La., " ... But I could not live without my child, & I would not wish Charles to sacrifice so much for us as his removal from a City where he is so much beloved & respected & in such good practice ..."--Hates to part with [Lorenzo] & his family--Parke's ill health & trials
Letter : to Mrs. James Gibson, Philadelphia by Nelly Custis Lewis ( )
1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Nelly writes that the work bag has been completed and is being sent to Elizabeth -- she sends her condolences on the death of Elizabeth's nephew [Mr. Mifflin?] -- "That dreadful climate has killed more of our fine young men, that the Island can ever repay us for"--"My poor little niece" died suddenly from a "putrid sore throat" [Eliza L Rogers ("Rosebud")?] -- niece America has been very ill -- Mr. Butler is on tour in south with Gen. Gaines -- Nelly is busy preparing Parke's wedding clothes should Mr. Lewis permit them to be married in the autumn -- she regrets that Lorenzo's visits are infrequent, and asks whether Mr. Gibson is satisfied with him
 
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Alternative Names
Custis, Eleanor P. 1779-1852
Custis, Eleanor Parke, 1779-1852
Custis Lewis, Eleanor Parke, 1779-1852
Custis Lewis, Nelly, 1779-1852
Eleanor Parke Custis
Lewis, Eleanor P.
Lewis, Eleanor P. 1779-1852
Lewis, Eleanor Parke Custis, 1779-1852
Lewis, Nelly Custis, 1779-1852
Parke Custis Lewis, Eleanor, 1779-1852
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