William Beverly Randolph
c 1841
Photograph of a silhouette by A. Edouard.

William Randolph’s mother, Mary Randolph, is the first person known to have been buried at Arlington and was Mrs. Lee’s godmother. Mary Randolph wrote The Virginia Housewife Or, Methodical Cook, the first American cookbook, published in 1824.

Paper. L 37.5, W 28.8 cm
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, ARHO 417