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Joseph Bloomfield to Thomas Mann Randolph, 14 Sept. 1813

General Orders. Capt. John Ritchie’s company of 2d Regt. of Artillery, now in Garrison at Fort Washington on the Potomac, will be relieved on the 18th Inst. by a Detachment from the 36th Regt. Infty—Consisting of one Captain, one first Lieut. one Second Lieut. & one third Lieut: five...

George Evans to Thomas Mann Randolph, 22 Sept. 1813

The feelings of a father for a beloved Son, urges me to address you in his behalf—You have the Command of the 20th Infantry in which Regt my Son George Evans holds the rank of a lieutenant, he is very young, of an ardent Temper & may often want the Councel & advice of more experiend Years...

Nicholas P. Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 15 Oct. 1813

You may perhaps be surprised at seeing my letter of this date My Mother who is now Madame St Julien Tournillon has been married to a gentleman of that name sent for me to be at the marriage. He is a very amiable man and will send Browse to College with me and I am very happy to find a...

James Wilkinson to Thomas Mann Randolph, 29 Oct. 1813

I cannot express how much I regret your absence, at a time when Scenes of the highest national import, of Splendour & I trust of Glory await this army—all I can now say to you is, hasten on to the four Corners & pursue the Route opened by Majr Genl Hampton—“in confidence” I hope we may...

Marcus C. Buck to Thomas Mann Randolph, 29 Oct. 1813

With much difficulty I have at length reached this place, by the alternate use of the stage & my horses. I left Geneva on Teusday after your departure, although my health was not so good as when you left me; but by a violent exertion I was enabled to reach here this evening. Such is the...

Isaac Chauncey to Thomas Mann Randolph, 1 Nov. 1813

I was last evening honored with your letter of yesterdays date. and will with much pleasure afford you all the facility in my to transport yourself and men to Grenidear Island the weather at present is so bousterous that it would be utterly impossible to approach the Island with safety I will...

John Macrae to Thomas Mann Randolph, Nov. 1813

Before you leave us, I am induced by considerations & circumstances which I will state, to solicit your approbation & aid in obtaining a furlough some time this Winter to return home. Six months after my appointment in the Army my father died intestate, leaving nine parentless children...

Richmond Washington Volunteers to Thomas Mann Randolph, [Nov. 1813]

To you as the commander of the 20th regt. and to which we have the honor to be attached, we beg leave to petition for your influence in procuring us an honorable discharge from our present awkward situation.—From information, we understand that we are now about to go into Winter Quarters, and the...

Robert G. Hite to Thomas Mann Randolph, 5 Nov. 1813

Genl Orders The Quarter Master General having assigned transportation for the troops under the Command of Col Eustiz Randolph, on board of Col Lt Col Eustis’ transports, they will be embarked accordingly By Order

Robert G. Hite to Thomas Mann Randolph, 6 Nov. 1813

Genl Orders Private. The boats will pass Prescott this night after the sitting of the moon in the following order; The Gun boats to cover the front & exposed flank; The boat of the Genl in chief will lead, followed by the whole of the ordnance boats & scows, then the corps of Col Macomb,...

James Madison to Thomas Mann Randolph, 11 Nov. 1813

Having taken one liberty in nominating you to your present Station without a previous warrant from yourself, I ought the less to take another without that sanction. If the inclosed Commission with a blank for its date should be worth your acceptance, and not interfere with predetermined views, I...

Marcus C. Buck to Thomas Mann Randolph, 13 Nov. 1813

I have just arrived here, where I am sorry that I have not the pleasure of meeting you. Since I saw you I have had another attack of fever, from the effects of which I have not yet recovered. I rode a great part of the way to Utica labouring under a fever; there, by the advice of Col. Scott added...

George Evans to Thomas Mann Randolph, 15 Nov. 1813

You will much oblige me, by favoring me, with the perusal of my Fathers Letter, if you have no objection. Your compliance with this request will much oblige me—it shall be sent back again—I have the—honor to be respectfully your Hble—Servt—

David Campbell to Thomas Mann Randolph, 16 Nov. 1813

Regimental Order: The Commanding Officers of Companies will immediately report to the Regimental Quarter Master the number of Axes and other tools now in their possession which returns he will without the least delay consolidate and deliver to the Adjutant—Those returns and an abstract of the...

Christopher Branch to Thomas Mann Randolph, 17 Nov. 1813

I must first apoligize for the liberty I am about to take, in addressing you upon a subject, upon which I feel the deepest concern, some few days since, a petition was handed me for my signiture, for the discharge of the R. W volunteers, after, finding the sentiments, and determination of my...

Henry Lee to Thomas Mann Randolph, 18 Nov. [1813]

I can compleat my preparations for my return to the “Sweet South” on any given day between this & next monday. Yourself & Captain Randolph I understand are meditating a trip in the same direction and about the same time. To render it more agreeable to me I propose a combined movement, ...

James Wilkinson to Thomas Mann Randolph, 19 Nov. 1813

In Answer to your application of the Day, I can have no hesitation to allow you the indulgence you ask; you may therefore repair to Virginia on your private Business, but I shall expect to have you near me in the Spring should the War be continued, & in the mean time exert yourself I pray you...

Edward B. Randolph to Thomas Mann Randolph, 20 Nov. 1813

The arrangements in our Regt since you left this place, has been such as to place me in a very disagreeable situation—and determines me to solicite your aid in procuring my transfer to the Regt raised for the defence of the State of Virginia—I feel myself competent to the command of a company but...

David Campbell to Thomas Mann Randolph, 22 Nov. 1813

I received by Lieut McLaughlin your friendly letter of the 20th inst written from Malone. Immediately after you left me I heard from a Countryman that fifteen or twenty of our poor fellows were among the inhabitants in the Town of Mecaria and in the village of St Regis. I, without a moments delay...

John M. O'Connor to Thomas Mann Randolph, 5 Dec. 1813

I seize the first leisure, to enjoy the pleasure and honor of writing to you; to assure you of my unchangeable esteem & to offer you my wishes for a happy meeting with your friends & family. I hope you will have got on without much inconvenience, notwithstanding the bad roads & bad...

John Wayles Eppes to Francis Eppes, 11 Dec. 1813

I received on my arrival at this place all your several letters and am very glad to hear of your being well and satif satisfied with your situation at Mr Halcombs—I was compelled to go with your Mama to North Carolina and being so long on the road going there and returning has been the cause of...

Elizabeth Trist to Catharine Wistar Bache, 13 Dec. 1813

I can not resist the impulse of my heart to communicate to you the pleasure I know you will feel as well as my self, at hearing my dear children acknowledge their happiness—in the 1st place Since I wrote to you I got a letter from Nicholas ...