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Lee, Mary Randolph Custis 1807-1873

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Works: 64 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 2,778 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Autographs  Records and correspondence  Photographs  Portraits  Sources  Pictorial works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Correspondent
Classifications: E312.15, 973.41
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Recollections and private memoirs of Washington by George Washington Parke Custis ( Book )
16 editions published between 1859 and 1999 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoirs of Washington by George Washington Parke Custis ( Book )
7 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life of Washington by George Washington Parke Custis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dickins and Kirk families additional papers ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection includes letters by family members Ellen Wayles Randolph Coolidge and George Wythe Randolph together with Randolph's expense list while serving as CSA agent in Europe, a letter concerning the efforts of Virginia Governor Pierpont to obtain a pardon for him and letters on life in Paris in 1866
Custis-Lee family papers ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correspondence, literary productions, bills, and receipts, of George Washington Parke Custis (1781-1857), and correspondence of his wife, Mary Lee Fitzhugh Custis, his daughter, Mary Randolph Custis Lee, and his son-in-law, Robert E. Lee. Topics include George Washington and a visit by the Marquis de Lafayette to Arlington House
Papers of Giles Buckner Cooke by Giles Buckner Cooke ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection contains Cooke's Civil War diaries, 1861 April 17 thorugh 1865 April 13. The collection also contains two diplomas; an appointment; a pass, 1865 April 10, issued by General Grant's headquarters; 4 letters from Robert E. Lee, 1865-1869; one letter from Mrs. Lee, 1870; and 4 letters from P.G.T. Beauregard, 1873-1885
Lee family letters by Lee family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters written by Robert E. Lee and his wife to Mrs. Sarah Beaumont Irwin, describing family life and touching on the Mexican-American War and on U.S. politics
Lee and Marshall family letters ( )
1 edition published in 1811 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Miscellaneous letters of the Lee and Marshall families, including letters, 1818-1819, from Charles Carter Lee (1798-1871) at Harvard; letters to and from William L. Marshall of Baltimore, Md., about family and social matters; and letters, 1867-1870, from Mary Custis (Mrs. R.E.) Lee to her niece, Florence Burke, about family matters and the plunder of Arlington during the Civil War
Papers by Cooke family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This Accession consists of 13 items including a deed and will, a military commission and pass, as well as correspondence from major Civil War figures-General Robert E. Lee, General Beauregard, and Mary Custis. Some of the papers are annotated by Giles B. Cooke
Lee family papers ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sidney Lanier, Arthur Lee, Charles Lee, Fitzhugh Lee, Mary Ann Randolph Custis Lee, Richard Bland Lee, Thomas Lee, John Letcher, Abraham Lincoln, James Longstreet, William Mahone, George Brinton McClellan, Lafayette McLaws, George Mason, George Gordon Meade, Robert Carter Nicholas, Edward Follansbee Noyes, George Edward Pickett, Franklin Pierce, Alfred Pleasonton, Roger Atkinson Pryor, George Wythe Randolph, John Cook Rives, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur Comte de Rochambeau, Winfield Scott, Philip Henry Sheridan, William Tecumseh Sherman, William Shippen, Edmund Kirby Smith, William Smith, James Ewell Brown Stuart, Andrew Talcott, Lorenzo Thomas, Robert Augustus Toombs, Jonathan Trumbull, David Emanuel Twiggs, Zebulon Baird Vance, George Washington, John Wentworth, John Henry Winder, Henry Alexander Wise, John Ellis Wool, and Marcus Joseph Wright
Papers of the Cocke family ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists almost entirely of letters between members of the Cocke family, particularly Bettie Burwell Page Cocke and John Bowdoin Cocke. The letters convey family news and comment on the difficulties of Reconstruction. One mentions the collapse of a portion of the state capitol and friends killed, and another from a captured officer reflects on the South's defeat, heroism of soldiers and the collapse of morale late in the war. Of interest are two 1871 letters from Mary Ann Randolph Custis Lee describing health, family activities, and life in Lexington, Va. The collection also includes a ledger, 1882-91, from Belmead plantation, and a clipping desribing Edgewood, Nelson Co., the home of Joseph C. Cabell
Papers of Robert E. Lee by Robert E Lee ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Civil War letters ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Primarily letters exchanged among Mary Ann Randolph Custis (Mrs. Robert E. Lee), Margaret Randolph (Mrs. Francis Asbury Dickins), and Mrs. Anna Maria Fitzhugh, describing civilan life in northern Virginia during the Civil War; also records of expenditures made by George Wythe Randolph while he was Confederate envoy to Europe to procure supplies, and later correspondence concerning his pardon; one group of letters by Jane Hollins Nicholas "Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Randolph" of "Edgehill", Albemarle County, Virginia, to a cousin concerning the hardships of the war and reconstruction at her farm
Papers of Henry Heth by Henry Heth ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
There are also genealogical notes, ca. 1762, of the Armistead family; and letter, 1 March 1783, from John Marshall, Richmond, Va., regarding tobacco, and a naval appointment
Jacob Schaefer and family papers by Jacob Schaefer ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Fort Hamilton [Brooklyn, New York], to his cousin Martha Williams by Robert E Lee ( )
1 edition published in 1845 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Discussing the impression she made on the young officers during her visit to the Lees; commenting on a visit to Governors Island; mentioning the election of [James K.] Polk and [George M.] Dallas and the possibility of Lee's being ordered to Texas; giving news of his children. Mrs. Lee's letter gives news of friends and family and talks about visits to Staten Island and Governors Island
Harriet Evelyn LeConte papers by Harriet Evelyn LeConte ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Consisting of several letters, 1858-[ca.1870], tipped into bound volume (a friendship album), 1857-1860, with poetry, some in French, includes letter, 1 Feb. 1858 (Cambridge, [Mass.]), from [Louis] Agassiz, to Prof. [Francois Jules] Pictet [de la Rive] (Geneva, Switzerland), introducing Madame "LeConte de Georgie," who intended to enroll her son in school in Geneva, with Agassiz noting he planned to depart for Florida; two Civil War military documents: General Order no. 39 (4 May 1864, Army of Northern Va.), signed by Gen. Robert E. Lee, concerning instructions "to promote the efficiency of the Army" and letter, 8 July 1864, [P.]G.T. Beauregard, to Gen. M.L. Smith, near Petersburg, Va., requesting the return of a map of Petersburg and its defenses; undated letter [ca. 1870?], from Mary Custis Lee (in Lexington, Va.), thanking LeConte for a letter and photographs "which were very much improved but I do not think under any circumstances they could be made good, as the first proof had exactly the same sanctimonious expression which no retouching has been able to improve" [a copy of this image may be included in the collection], recalling their meeting at Warm Springs resort, inviting LeConte and her mother to visit Lee in Lexington, Va. and suggesting that she visit her former home, Arlington, "some bright afternoon when the sunsets are often magnificent [and] think of me with every memory of my life either for joy or sorrow planted in my dear home, never to be uprooted"; specimen Confederate money (currency in 4 denominations); and 3 carte-de-visite photographs, 1875 and undated, of Robert E. Lee (signed), Mary Custis Lee, and Jefferson Davis
Jay Johns Papers by Jay Winston Johns ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The correspondence of Johns includes correspondence with Virginia Democratic Party figures such as Albertis S. Harrison, William M. Tuck, Mills Godwin, Harry F. Byrd, Sr. and Carter Glass. Other prominent correspondents are Morton G. Thalhimer, Harry de Butts, James J. Kilpatrick, and George C. Marshall. There are records of social occasions given by Mr. and Mrs. Johns, correspondence relating to her illness and death, and papers relating to his death
Robert E. Lee family collection by Robert E Lee ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Robert E. Lee Family Collection contains the correspondence and ephemera of Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870), as well as that of his immediate family: wife Mary Custis Lee (1808-1873), daughters Mary (1835-1918), Anne (1839-1862), Agnes (1841-1873), and Mildred (1846-1904), and sons George Washington Custis (1832-1913), William Henry Fitzhugh (1837-1891), and Robert, Jr. (1843-1914)
Papers by Lee family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Lee's seven children are also represented, including George Washington Custis Lee (1832-1913), William Henry Fitzhugh Lee (1837-1891), Robert Edward Lee (1843-1916), Mary Custis Lee (1835-1818), Anne Carter Lee (1839-1862), Eleanor "Agnes" Lee (1841-1873), and Mildred Childe Lee (1846-1905). Also included in the collection are a drawing of "Arlington," dated 1824; an album, 1854-1860, kept by Agnes Lee in part while attending the Virginia Female Institute in Staunton, Va.; and a scrapbook, 1898-1918, of Mary Custis Lee kept while traveling in Europe and Egypt
 
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Alternative Names
Custis, Mary Anne Randolph, 1807-1873
Custis, Molly, 1807-1873
Lee, Molly, 1807-1873
Lee, Robert E., Mrs., 1807-1873
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