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Wilson Cary Nicholas to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 24 Mar. 1816

For the first week after the Birth of your daughter Jane was uncommonly well, she then had a fever for twenty four hours, after which it left her—& she has been since threatened with sore breasts. This evening the Doctor says she has a smart fever & thinks she has caught some cold. She...

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 22 Dec. 1817

I am this morning favord with your esteemd letter of the 19th current & note contents—I congratulate you upon your brightening prospects of making a fortune; particularly as it will be at the same time a benefit to the old Gentleman for I am quite certain the rent you are to pay will be more...

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 27 Apr. 1818

Owing to the negligence of my clerk (which I believe is unexampled) you have forwarded 42½ Tons Plaister instead of 35 as you wished which I hope will make no difference with you—the error was committed by not examining what had been sent until it was too late, the parcel was large & I...

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 24 Nov. 1823

Yours of the 21st: is now before me, covg a blank for Col Randolph’s note due thursdy next at Farmers Bank, which shall be put in in good time. I have pd P. N. Nicholas T. & Magruders dft: on me, in your favor, for $360, & also $3.25, on your a/c, the cost of protest, which is at your...

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 1 Jan. 1824

I have paid your half years interest to the Literary fund, say $225, and have requested Mr. Christian to make a statement of the interest due to the college, & call when he pleases, & the money shall be paid, I think I understood him to say he had some $9,000 of principal for you, tho’ am...

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 8 July 1824

My last will have put to rest your fears about the Wm & Mary interest, the note you sent me was filled up with $720 Dolls:, & discounted at the farmers Bank, $700 Dolls: of which I instantly placed at the credit of Mr. Christian, on that a/c, & advised him of it, both privately &...

William Bernard to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 25 Sept. 1824

In a casual conversation with your sister Bankhead a few days ago, I expressed a desire to purchase a farm near the University of Virginia, provided I could dispose of some lands in the county of Henry in this state; upon which she remarked, that you were desirous to dispose of one called as well...

James Madison to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 14 July 1826

I received by the last mail yours of the 8th inst: The Article bequeathed to me by your Grandfather, had been delivered by Dr Dunglison, and received with all the feelings due to such a token of the place I held in the friendship of one, whom I so much revered & loved, when living, and whose...

Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 7 Sept. 1826

Joseph intended to have written to you himself, my dear brother, but as he is too unwell he commissions me to do it in his place, and to give you both our thanks for the use of your carriage and the comfort it procured us. Titus drove, as he always does, admirably, & the horses performed the...

Benjamin L. Lear to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 15 September 1826

In my absence from Washington there was forwarded to me a copy of a letter from General John H. Cocke to Mr R. R. Gurley on the Subject of a fund left by Genl Kosciuszko, in the hands of Mr Jefferson, for the Education of slaves.— This letter was forwarded to me because I am the administrator of...

John Forsyth to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 5 Dec. 1826

You will do me a favor if you will inform me what will be the terms of the intended sale of the negroes belonging to Mr Jefferson’s Estate. Are they to be sold in family’s or individually. If the Executor is authorised & willing to part with 50. or all the negroes by private sale on what...

Joseph Coolidge to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 18 Dec. 1826

I have recd your letter from washington; the check enclosed will be has been appropriated as you desire;—I have notified mr Perkins that appleton’s drft will be paid on presentation.Mr Sparks, upon whom you may remember we called while you were in Boston, is on his way to washington: You know the...

Joseph Coolidge to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 10 Feb. [1829]

The Trustees of the Atheneum understanding from me that a large collection of pamphlets existed at Monticello, belonging to Mr Jefferson, have desired me to inquire what you proposed to do with them; And, if for sale, what is their value. I ventured to tell them that I presumed they would be sent...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 7 Feb. 1830

I have been very remiss in not answering sooner, your very welcome letter, which arrived safe with it’s valuable enclosure. I am greatly obliged by the exertions you made to procure the money for me. it is of a piece with your whole conduct to me, My dear Son. the first equipment occasioned a...

Dolley Madison to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Aug. 1836

Mrs Madison presents her best respects and regard to Mr Jefferson Randolph, and offers in the words of her departed Husband the relic he bequeathed him. In executing his Will she fully participates in the sentiments which guided the disposition he made of it. “I desire the Gold Mounted walking...