Letter to Mary A.R. Custis, 1828 December 18.


Tucker, Eliza Lewis Carter. Letter to Mary A.R. Custis, 1828 December 18.

Letter to Mary A.R. Custis, 1828 December 18.

Tucker responds to Custis's letter, commenting on the end of the current session at the University of Virginia; relatives and mutual friends including Custis's beau [Robert E.] Lee ("I presume he is still a worshipper at your shrine"); and the marriage of Professor George Long.

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