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Lee, Mary Randolph Custis 1807-1873

Works: 78 works in 127 publications in 1 language and 4,067 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Records and correspondence  Sources  Biography  Portraits  Photographs  Dictionaries  Autographs  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Correspondent
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Recollections and private memoirs of Washington by George Washington Parke Custis( Book )

17 editions published between 1859 and 2008 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes a combination of well-known historical information about the American Revolution and lesser-known personal details of George Washington's life. Written by his adopted son, there was probably no one in a better position to write about Washington's life and personal relationships
Memoirs of Washington by George Washington Parke Custis( Book )

7 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Washington by George Washington Parke Custis( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 10 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
Robert E. Lee family collection by Robert E Lee( )

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)
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
Robert E. Lee letters to Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee by Robert E Lee( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Five letters that Robert E. Lee wrote to his wife during his service in Virginia and the Midwest (the summer of 1835): 1832, April 17, Old Point Comfort, Va. (HM 20560); 1832, July 6, Old Point Comfort, Va. (HM 23236); 1833, November 27, Fort Monroe, Va. (HM 23096); 1835, August 21, Detroit, Mich. (HM 20561), and 1835, September 2, South Bend, Ill. (HM 20562)
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
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
Civil War letters( )

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 Giles Buckner Cooke by Giles B Cooke( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Papers of the Cocke family( )

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
Robert E. Lee papers by Robert E Lee( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Report, 2 May 1863, from Lee to Davis on the battle of Chancellorsville; letter, 19 October 1864, from Lee to Grant discussing the southern view of slaves as property; holograph letter, 9 April 1865, from Grant to Lee discussing terms of surrender; photographic reproduction of letter, 10 April 1865, from Lee to Grant accepting Grant's terms; letter, 3 June 1867, from Justus Scheibert discussing Seven Weeks War of 1866 with a map of the battle of Koniggraetz; letter, 13 November 1867, to Mrs. E. McFarland discussing her brother's pardon
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
[Linguæ Romanæ dictionarium luculentum novum : a new dictionary in five alphabets] by Adam Littleton( Book )

1 edition published in 1693 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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
Mary Randolph Custis Lee letter to Mary W. Rhodes, Lexington, Va by Mary Randolph Custis Lee( )

1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mrs. Less thanks her correspondent for the support of "our poor suffering people;" discusses the fate of Jefferson Davis and the book by John J. Craven Prison life of Jefferson Davis (New York, Carleton, 1866), and inveighs against the "malignity" that "has desecrated my own beautiful & cherished home with the avowed intention of preventing our ever living there" by turning into the cemetery for the Union soldiers
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( )

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
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Alternative Names
Custis, Mary Anne Randolph 1807-1873

Custis, Molly 1807-1873

Lee, Molly 1807-1873

Lee, Robert E. 1807-1873 Mrs

Lee, Robert E., Mrs., 1807-1873

Mary Anna Custis Lee Amerikaans socialite (1808-1873)

Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee

Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee Frau von Robert E. Lee

Μαίρη Άννα Κάστις Λη

Мэри Энн Рэндольф Кастис


English (89)

Mrs. Robert E. Lee : the lady of ArlingtonRobert E. Lee and his family : paper dolls