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George Washington"s Beautiful Nelly

The Letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, 1794-1851

by Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis

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Published by University of South Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • Social history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • U.S. History - Constitutional Period To Civil War (1789-1860),
  • Women In The U.S.,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Letters,
  • Women"s Studies - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPatricia Brady (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8695240M
    ISBN 10157003124X
    ISBN 109781570031243
    OCLC/WorldCa173164242

    George Washington Parke Custis (Ap – Octo ) was a Virginia plantation owner, antiquarian, author, and grandson of Martha Washington and step-grandson and adopted son of George Washington, he and his sister Eleanor grew up at Mount Vernon and in the Washington presidential households.. Upon reaching Custis inherited a large fortune from his late Born: Ap , Rosaryville, Maryland. Patricia Brady is a social and cultural historian who served as director of publications at the Historic New Orleans Collection for twenty books include Martha Washington: An AmericanLife and George Washington’s Beautiful lives in New n works: A Being So Gentle: The Frontier Love Story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson.

    George Washington's Beautiful Nelly: The Letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth avg rating — 11 ratings — published — 3 editions/5(). BOOK REVIEWS January/April Lewis (). Eleanor and her brother were adopted by George and Martha Washington, her grandmother, after the death of her father John Parke Custis (Jacky). Washington called Eleanor "Beautiful Nelly," and she was a little princess in the new republic, moving confidently among the best peopleAuthor: James D. Rice.

    George Washington's Mount Vernon. Shop items on sale 30% off or more! Members get an additional 10% off! According to George Washington's granddaughter Nelly Custis, his favorite breakfast consisted of hoecakes swimming in butter and honey. The three-dimensional lily lamp was inspired by a set of rare and beautiful books on 18th century. George Washington's Beautiful Nelly Grander in Her Daughters Hear Our Voice History and Women, Culture and Faith, Vol. 1 History and Women, Culture and Faith, Vol. 2 History and Women, Culture and Faith, Vol. 3 History and Women, Culture and Faith, Vol. 4 History and Women, Culture and Faith, Vol. 5.


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George Washington's Beautiful Nelly book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the vantage of Washington's adopted daughter Elea /5(11). George Washington's beautiful Nelly: the letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This collection of intimate, chatty letters from Washington's adopted daughter to her lifelong friend in Philadelphia charts the narrowing compass of her life, from youthful exuberance as the darling.

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Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis () was in many ways the quintessential southern lady, but as Martha Washington's granddaughter. George Washington's Beautiful Nelly: The Letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, With a New Guide to Nelly Custis Lewis and Her Family's Homes by Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, Nelly Custis Lewis and Patricia Brady (, Paperback)Ratings: 1.

George Washington's Beautiful Nelly by Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11). Nelly was the daughter of Martha Washington’s son from her previous marriage. However, the relationship between Nelly and George Washington was like that of father and daughter.

Nelly’s real father, John Parke Custis, had died of fever after following Washington to Yorktown as a volunteer aide during the final stages of the Revolution. George Washington's beautiful Nelly Author: Jackson, Donald Dean, Woodlawn Plantation Author: McCabe, Carol.

Published: () Nelly Custis Lewis letters Author: Lewis, Nelly Custis Profile Portrait of Eleanor (Nelly) Parke Custis by James Sharples (Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association) hired a series of tutors to provide instruction for both.

Within a few years, Nelly’s life and education underwent a major change when her step-grandfather. Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis () was in many ways the quintessential southern lady, but as Martha Washington's granddaughter by her first marriage and George Washington's adopted daughter, she was also something of an American celebrity.

Her lifelong correspondence with childhood friend Elizabeth Bordley Gibson records the experiences of the first family, the social and political gossip. Brady, Patricia. George Washington's Beautiful Nelly: The Letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, George Washington's Beautiful Nelly The Letters of Eleanor Parke Custis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, – Edited by Patricia Brady New Introduction by the Author.

An intimate portrait of the first "first family" from the vantage of Washington's adopted daughter. Click to read more about George Washington's Beautiful Nelly: The Letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, by Patricia Brady.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. Childhood. Nelly was the daughter of John Parke Custis and Eleanor Calvert father was the only surviving child of Daniel Parke Custis and his widow, Martha Dandridge Custis, who married George Washington in She was also the granddaughter of Benedict Swingate Calvert, illegitimate son of Charles Calvert, 5th Baron Baltimore, whose mother may have been a granddaughter of George nce: "Woodlawn", Fairfax County, Virginia.

Among her works are Nelly Custis Lewis’s Housekeeping Book and George Washington’s Beautiful Nelly. She is the recipient of a Mellon Fellowship and the president of the board of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival/5(10).

Get this from a library. George Washington's beautiful Nelly: the letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, With a new guide to the homes of Nelly Custis Lewis and Her Family. [Nelly Custis Lewis; Patricia Brady; Elizabeth Bordley Gibson].

Nelly, the adopted daughter of George Washington, her grandmother's second husband, kept up a year correspondence with her devoted girlhood friend Elizabeth.

The collecton is ably edited by the pub. Get this from a library. George Washington's beautiful Nelly: the letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, [Nelly Custis Lewis; Patricia Brady]. It mentions Mrs. Fanny Washington, a niece of the President’s wife and widow of Major George A.

Washington. In the summer ofshe married Colonel Tobias Lear. Thus it seems probable that his inventory was prepared before her second marriage, possibly at the end of Washington. Nelly Custis Lewis's Housekeeping Book.

Edited by Patricia Brady Schmit. recipes, remedies, and household hints from a Virginia plantation mistress and American icon. For more than thirty years George Washington's adopted daughter Nelly Custis Lewis was the mistress of Woodlawn, a large and elegant Virginia plantation.Similar Items. Nelly Custis Lewis's Housekeeping book Author: Lewis, Nelly Custis, Published: () George Washington's beautiful Nelly: the letters of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, Author: Lewis, Nelly Custis, Published: ().Patricia Brady.

Patricia Brady is a social and cultural historian who served as director of publications at the Historic New Orleans Collection for twenty books include Martha Washington: An American Life and George Washington's Beautiful lives in New Orleans. Patricia BradyCited by: 2.