Adams Papers

From Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis to Abigail Smith Adams, 20 November 1800

Mount Vernon November 20th [1800]

Dear Madam,

The information of your health and safe arrival in the City, communicated to us by my Brother, is very pleasing, to Grand Mama and myself. we offer you our sincere congratulations, and hope that every thing may concur to render your residence there agreeable.—Grandmama never leaves home, I am at present confined with my little Girl. as soon as she is well enough to admit of it, I propose doing myself the pleasure of visiting you in the City.—Grandmama hopes when the weather and roads will permit, that she shall have the pleasure of your company with the President and Miss Smith, at Mount Vernon. She requests her compliments may be presented them, to the President you will please present my respects, my regards to Miss Smith.—

I am Dear Madam / Yours with esteem and respect

Eleanor Parke Lewis

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