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Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 9 Mar. [1821]

I must write to you my dear Mother in a short and hurried manner, for breakfast is nearly ready and my letter must be finished immediately after that Burwell may take it with him to the office; but short & hurried as it may be it will serve to let you know that I am well and amused—since the...

Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Spencer Roane, 9 Mar. 1821 [Quote]

The great object of my fear is the federal judiciary. that body, like Gravity, ever acting, with noiseless foot, & unalarming advance, gaining ground step by step, and holding what it gains, is ingulphing insidiously the special governments into the jaws of that which feeds them. the recent...

Thomas Mann Randolph to John H. Cocke, 29 Mar. 1821

I inclose for your information a General Order issued yesterday which will be immediately published in the Gazettes. To authenticate the publication made in that way it may be expedient to promulgate the Order in Your Brigade in whatever manner may to yourself Seem most fit Permit me however to...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Francis Eppes, 5 Apr. 1821

Your letter of Feb. 28th reached me about ten days ago, my dear Francis, and I mention this circumstance to let you see that I have not been very dilatory in replying to, and thanking you for this proof of your friendship. Understanding from your letters to my sisters, that your situation in...

Elizabeth House Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 18 Apr. 1821

It is some relief to an aaxanxious mind to disclose its purterbations, at least I find it so, not having Received a line from you for two months and your health not being established, creates uneasiness I look for a letter from your self and Brother every month Browse has been unusually attentive...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas Philip Trist, 22 Apr. 1821

Your Father intends writing as soon as he knows that mr Nott has received two hundred dollars which he sent him to be remitted to you, but I am so unhappy about Browse whose last letter was dated the 2d of February that I cannot resist expressing my anxiety to you In your last you observed he did...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas Philip Trist, 23 Apr. 1821

I received a letter from mother the other day wherein she expressed the same opinion, thinking it would be more preferable to go with you to Virginia, than to spend the sultry season opposite West Point; and she seems moreover suspicious that I do not keep my sensual desires within bounds; she...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas Philip Trist, 30 Apr. 1821

As I will not be able at any rate to leave this in this in less than two weeks if then, because I have promised Mrs Thompson to pay her a visit at Mt Holly in Jersey, which however will be accomplished in a few days (but I cannot get ready before that time) I want to know what the travelling...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 8 May 1821

âprès un Silence de Deux mois nous Venons Enfin D’avoir une Lettre De Browse, elle n’a pas peu contribué à mettre votre maman dans Son assiète naturelle Surtout d’âprès les nouvelles de L’indisposition de Votre frère pour lequel elle était dans une inquiétude mortelle; mais Enfin tout s’est...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 10 May 1821

I wou’d not trouble you So soon again but when your letter was handed to me last evening in Company of one from your Dear Mother of the 14th of April and another of the 6th instant from Mary Randolph and with pleasure I inform you that all our friends were well your Mother...

Extract from Thomas Jefferson to James Barbour, 11 May 1821 [Quote]

I have no reciept for brewing, & I much doubt if the operations of malting & brewing could be succesfully performed from a reciept. if it could, Combrune’s book on the subject. would teach the best processes: and perhaps might guide to ultimate success with the sacrifice of 2. or 3....

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 13 May 1821

Your last letter was dated the 28th of February, only that I console myself with the belief that your letters are detained (for it is a month since a northern mail has arrived at Donaldsonville) I would be truly unhappy as your general habits of attention secure you from a suspicion of negligence...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 25 May 1821

By the time you receive this my Beloved Grand son you will have got through your examination and I hope with honour, for nothing is so grateful to my heart as to hear your self and Brother extold for your for your good conduct and attention to your Studies, I receivd a letter from him dated the...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 7 June 1821

I did not, when I wrote my last letter expect to trouble you again till after I had the pleasure to embrace you, but not knowing how long you may be detain’d at the point before the examination is over and in expectation that Browse has left Phila’d...

Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Charles Yancey, 23 July 1821 [Quote]

I now inclose the drawings you desired. every thing proposed in them is in the plainest style, and will be cheap altho’ requiring skill in the workmanship. without that it will be rendered barbarous in the execution. of one truth I have had great experience that ignorant workmen are always...