Lewis family letters, 1827-1832.
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Born Eleanor Parke Custis, daughter of John Parke Custis, Martha Washington's son by her first marriage. Raised by George and Martha Washington; married George's nephew Lawrence Lewis. From the description of ALS, 12 Jan. 1800, Mount Vernon, to Mary Stead Pinckney. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610706 Martha Washington's granddaughter who was also the adopted granddaughter of George Washington. From the description of Papers : of Eleano...
Soldier, U.S. Army; served in War of 1812, Black Hawk War, Florida War and Mexican War; commanded Western Department and later Eastern Department; at odds with War Department over frontier defense during most of his career. From the description of Letter : Sand Hills near Augusta, Ga., 1825 Sept. 30. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 31023735 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1815-1857. (Duke University Library). WorldCa...
Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia. From the description of William Meade papers, 1811-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 660160649 Born 11 November 1789, the son of Richard Kidder Meade and Mary Fitzhugh (Grymes) Meade, William Meade graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1808. He married Mary Nelson (d. 1817) and Thomasia Nelson. He was elected Bishop of the Protestant Church in Virginia and Presiding Bishop of the 1861 Convention...