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Lewis, Nelly Custis 1779-1852

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Works: 101 works in 352 publications in 2 languages and 1,278 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Portraits  Surveys 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E312.19, 973.50922
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Most widely held works by Nelly Custis Lewis
Letter : Arlington, to Mrs. James Gibson, Philadelphia by Nelly Custis Lewis( )

165 editions published between 1794 and 1851 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelly writes that she has received the shoes & they fit very well -- she goes to Washington next week -- requests veining velvet brushes & gold bordering -- assures Elizabeth that Maj. Vandeventer has been Parke's lover, but has been rejected and is now courting another lady -- Nelly had given her "entire consent to gain Parke if he could"--He will always remain her "adopted son" -- Parke is in tip top spirits -- attending many city parties -- they will return home in 2-3 weeks
Nelly Custis Lewis's Housekeeping book by Nelly Custis Lewis( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter : to Mrs. [Charles Coatsworth] Pinckney (Mary Stead Pinckney), Charleston, SC by Nelly Custis Lewis( )

3 editions published between 1800 and 1801 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks for Mrs. Pinckney's letter of sympathy over Gl. W-n's death, on behalf of Martha Washington. Nelly reports on her own ill health and the progress of her daughter, Frances
Letter : Arlington, to Lorenzo Lewis by Nelly Custis Lewis( )

3 editions published between 1830 and 1840 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertical and horizontal writing, somewhat illegible ... wishes Lorenzo would write ... a friend interested in Lorenzo's stuffed birds ... rarely leaves "my Babes" ... recommends 2 magazines ... mentioned in last that C had paid $900. and 2 yrs. hire of Joe
George Washington's beautiful Nelly : the letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, 1794-1851 by Nelly Custis Lewis( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter : Woodlawn, to Mrs. James Gibson, Philadelphia by Frances Parke Lewis Butler( )

2 editions published in 1821 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parke writes that Major Vandeventer has brought letter & package -- Cousin George Calvert brought Mr. Lewis's wig -- her friends, the Misses Douglas return to New York soon -- she wishes time of Gibsons' & Camacs' visit would come -- mentions how much she misses Philadelphia and her friend -- Mother will write her recipes -- followed by a long postscript running more than a page in which Nelly gives remedies for chilblains -- and writes her recipe for hoecakes, cooked by spoonfuls "on a hoe or griddle (as we say in the South)."
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
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
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
Letter : Woodlawn, to Lorenzo Lewis, New Haven, Connecticut by Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad( )

1 edition published in 1821 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Angela [about 8 yrs. old] writes to her brother of visitors to their home -- their sister [Parke] is away at a wedding at Mrs. Van Ness's -- their mother, E.P. Lewis, adds her own note to Lorenzo on the verso -- she writes that a letter from him to Ped [Angela] would give her much pleasure -- did he receive $5 she sent in a letter before Christmas? -- Parke is in Washington for the wedding -- concludes with family news
Mrs. Lawrence Lewis artist file : by Nelly Custis Lewis( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Assembled artist file includes b&w photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, and in some cases, negatives. Items may include full views, details, before and after restoration views, etc. Documentation may include artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, provenance, exhibition history, related works, previous attributions, and bibliography
Letter : New Orleans, to Lawrence Lewis, Audley by Nelly Custis Lewis( )

1 edition published in 1837 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Last page of letter written by MEA Conrad to Lewis. She (Eleanor) has added her own note. Family letter
Mount Vernon, to Mary Stead Pinckney by Nelly Custis Lewis( )

1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Acknowledges a letter of condolence for the death of George Washington; mentions the birth of her daughter
[Collection of early American music, published or manuscript( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Pin cushion] by Nelly Custis Lewis( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Martha Custis albums]( Book )

1 edition published in 1797 in Multiple languages and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of the Harrison, Smith and Tucker families:( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Other topics include a survey of General Alexander Brown's lands in Nelson County, Va; a University of Virginia program for athletic events; an article by D.G. Harrison praising John E. Massey's stand on Virginia political issues; and an article concerning the life of Robert Emmet
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
 
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Nelly Custis Lewis's Housekeeping book
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

Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis Amerikaans socialite (1779-1852)

Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis Enkelin von Martha und George Washington

Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis Granddaughter of MArtha Washington

Lewis, Eleanor Custis 1779-1852

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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