Letter, Martha Washington to John Parke and Eleanor Custis, March 19, 1779

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Letter, Martha Washington to John Parke and Eleanor Custis, March 19, 1779

Subject

Martha Washington as the General's Wife

Description

Martha Washington wrote this letter to her son and his wife from the Continental Army’s winter camp at Middlebrook, New Jersey (she accidentally misdated it 1778). Martha’s displeasure at not having received letters recently from the couple is evident (image courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association).

Creator

Martha Washington

Date

1779-03-19

Language

eng

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The Martha Washington Collection, Mount Vernon.

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Martha Washington, "Letter, Martha Washington to John Parke and Eleanor Custis, March 19, 1779," in Martha Washington, Item #43, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/43 (accessed May 23, 2018).