George Washington Papers

From George Washington to George Deneale, 19 February 1799

To George Deneale

Mount Vernon 19th Feby 1799


You will please to grant a license for the Marriage of Eleanor Parke Custis with Lawrence Lewis, and this shall be your authority for so doing from—Sir Your Very Hble Servt

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ALS, NNPM; ADf, DLC:GW; LB, in hand of Albin Rawlins, owned (1976) by Miss Penissa Wills and Mr. L. J. Wills, Halesowen, England. GW had Thomas Peter and George Washington Parke Custis witness his application to the Fairfax County court clerk for the wedding license.

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