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Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I thought I should have seen you last night, as Miss Dashwood told me she expected you; it was to mention a Ball given by Monsieur Laborde, the same company is to be there as was at Mrs Coutts, and as you was ill at that time could not go, I hope you will be well enough for this, I do not exactly...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

pray come this Evening at five o’ Clock, as we want to shew you a new work, which I dare say you will like very much. I am dying to see your verses, and want very much to know the secret, I can hardly flatter myself it is of any importance to me. Lord Bob will be of the party to night, but said...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I begin to think we shall never meet again. I hope you are not much frightened, but I believe we are as safe this part of the Town, if not more so than in most places. I am already quite tired of staying at home, and we cannot even come and see you, I am almost afraid of looking out of the...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

you cannot imagine how disappointed we both are at your not being able to come this Evening, I wish your had taken better care of your Cold. pray tell Bothidout that we will send for her at seven o’ Clock to come to us that we may go all together. for I am sure Lady Radnor would not chuse to take...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I am ready to die with laughing at Bothid Botidoux’s note, it was too a clingish a great deal to go and tell Miss Bath, I am sure we shall never hear the last of it. there will be such crying. I will send you her note to morrow morning, or give it you at dinner, as I have not seen the Duke, and I...

Elizabeth Tufton to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I have got a note from Mde de la Vaupaliere to invite us to dine with her monday that we may walk about with her daughters to see St Cloud—she also says says she shou’d be extremely happy to see you & desires me to say she wou’d send an invitation but I wrote her word I wou’d save her that...

Elizabeth Tufton to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

Tho’ Caroline has written I cannot resist the pleasure of thanking my dear Miss Jefferson for writing to me you can have no idea what pleasure I shall always have in hearing from you, I am almost selfish enough to wish you may not leave Paris so soon as I fear when you get to America surrounded...

Elizabeth Tufton to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

Caroline is playing with Géardine but I write instead of her to intreat you will tell Botidoux it was only a joke of hers ours as the Duke does not wish her to know the contrary. we shall tell the same thing to Mrs Roberts if she asks— at Chapil. d pray do not tell Botidoux whether you know the...

Juliana Annesley (Maxwell) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

“Always the same,” I know you are my Dear Jefferson, forgive me my writing to you in the style I just have—but you do not know me—I only wrote so for fun—But if it is true you do not wish to leave me come and sit by me now—I ennuie myself abominably—I’m crazy— I dont know what I’m about I only...

Marie Ball to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

Abeny has not a moment to Write you a line, therfore I take up the pen to make you My Comts of yr little man. I see my Brother stands a bad chance quoique Vous le trouves Charmant—you Ware I hear the belle of the bal—I am not Surprisd I must tell you that Monsieur Labords ball dont take place...

Elizabeth Tufton to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), 1 Feb 1790

My dear Miss Jefferson cannot conceive how impatient we are to hear of her having had a pleasant passage & being safely arrived in America, we begin to apprehend you have accused us of negligence in not writing last month, you will see by the date of the enclosed that is not the case, it was...

Elizabeth Tufton to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 21 March 1790

On my arrival here, I was most agreeably surprized in receiving a letter from you, for to own the truth I began almost to fear new connexions and friends had entirely obliterated in my dear Mrs Randolph the remembrance of one who not withstanding the distance which seperates us, will always feel...

Bridget Hawkins Roper-Curzon to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 14 Apr 1790

I have expected a letter from My Dear Jefferson, for several months, with the most anxious impatience, but I am resolved to render my conviction subservient to my wishes, and to believe that anything rather than loss of health, or want of affection to your friend, have occasioned your long...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Thomas Mann Randolph (1741–1793), Oct. 1790

Immediately on receiving your letter I sent my servant back to Monticello for the Memo of the agreement between you & Mr Jefferson, which I had left not thinking I shd want it. The journey cannot be performed in less than 4 days & at the expiration of that time it shall be returned to you...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 21 Mar. 1791

You cannot imagine my dear Mrs Randolph, how happy I was to hear from you, particularly as it was so long since I had written, that I began to fear you had either you had either never received my letter, or that you had quite forgot me; for though I was very glad to hear you were so happily...

Thomas Mann Randolph (1741–93) to Thomas Mann Randolph, 26 Feb 1792

Ben Hughes, I suppose, will write to you by this Opportunity, giving an Acct of your Affairs at Varina, which are distressing as to the Crop, and Stock—not Corn enough for the Use of the Farm, 700 bushels of Wheat not Merchantable & refused by Boyd & Ker, but they have, by my Advice...

Maria Jefferson (Eppes) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 3 June 1792

Mrs Pine set off this morning to England I staid with her till a day or two before she went and am now with papa and hope to be for some time I expect to go then to mrs Brodeau. I have heard that she is a very agreeable woman and that all her scholars are very fond of her Papa intends to go to...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Thomas Mann Randolph, 17 Jan 1793

I find that the payments I have made to you will just about discharge my debt to you on open account and therefore propose that they should be applied to liquidate this instead of being against my first bond. I send you a copy of the account as complete as I can draw it before I see Mr Hughes,...

Richard Randolph’s Letter “To The Public,” 29 Mar. 1793

To the PUBLIC MY character has lately been the subject of much conversation, blackened with the imputation of crimes at which humanity revolts, and which the laws of society have pronounced worthy of condign punishment. The charge against me was spread far and wide before I received the smallest...

Lucy Ludwell Paradise to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 20 June 1794

Altho Several years have elapsed, I every day think with pleasure on the happy Moments (for indeed an hour appeared but a Moment) I passed with you and your Amiable Sister at your ever Adorable Fathers house at Paris. At that time I was plunged in the deepest Affliction on several accounts: but...