“In the Words of Women: The Revolutionary War and the Birth of the Nation, 1765 – 1799”


Gossipers believed "Nelly" Custis' demeanor wild and her contentious predilection towards  life, love, relationships, and marriage half crazy. This is my conclusion supported by her own words in a letter to her friend, Elizabeth, below.  I believe Nelly might also have been better born in the 20th Century. And, based upon the authors' blog “… I remain … Continue reading “In the Words of Women: The Revolutionary War and the Birth of the Nation, 1765 – 1799”