Letter, Martha Dandridge Custis to Robert Cary, January 1758

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Letter, Martha Dandridge Custis to Robert Cary, January 1758

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This letter is primarily an invoice detailing a long and varied list of consumer goods to be sent from England. The list includes clothing, foodstuffs, furniture, jewelry, and much more. Martha chides Cary for the poor quality of a dress sent the previous year and orders another, specifying that it is not to be a mourning dress (image courtesy of Virginia Historical Society).

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Martha Dandridge Custis

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eng

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Letter, Martha Dandridge Custis to Robert Cary, January 1758. Custis Family Papers, Mss1C9698 a. Virginia Historical Society.

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Martha Dandridge Custis, "Letter, Martha Dandridge Custis to Robert Cary, January 1758," in Martha Washington, Item #102, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/102 (accessed November 13, 2018).