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Elizabeth Trist to Charles [?], 19 Dec. 1813

I almost despaird of hearing from you The hope of being an agreeable corrispondent to a young man never never enter’d my mind but as you had thrown the gauntlet and I accepted the challange I anticipated much pleasure from your letters as being not only entertain’g but a vehicle that wou’d convey...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Joseph C. Cabell, 29 Dec. 1813

Mr W. Cary has just shewn me two letters from Colo J. H. Cocke by which I find that he waves his claim to fill the place in the Militia of our state rendered vacant by the death of General Guerrant, in favor of Colo W. C. Nicholas of albemarle. Mr Cary, who is the relation and friend of Colo N.,...

Mary J. Randolph to [Ann C. Randolph Bankhead?], [c. 1814-1824]

I have given the list of seeds enclosed in your note to Grand papa he says he will send you the collection he promised you in a few days as they are it is not ready yet—Sister Ellen says desires me to say in answer to your enquiries about her knee that the ribbons have widened lengthened &...

Thomas Mann Randolph to William Bache, [ca. 1 Jan. 1814]

Thomas M. Randolph asks his old friend Dr William Bache to call on him at Renshaw’s Hotel as soon as his leisure will permit. T. M. R. stays but a short time in Philada and is very impatient to renew his old feelings by the sight of Dr B. He will pay his respects to Mrs Bache tomorrow.

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Elizabeth Trist, 4 Jan. 1814

Your letter of the 26 of October surprised me much as you mention that mine of the of not you had of my I suspect the servant I sailed to Baton Rouge end of for N. gave you a particular account of my acquaintance with Mr Tournillon in a letter dated 7th of July when I placed my Nicholas...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Joseph C. Cabell, 8 Jan. 1814

I thank you most heartily for the trouble you have taken on my account, as detailed in your kind letter which I received by mail yesterday. I hope to God you may not have done something in your zeal for me, to disappoint yourself, through your friend, whom I esteem as much as you possibly can....

Nicholas P. Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 14 Jan. 1814

I went to Baton rouge the other day & found at the post office two letters from you, one of the 6th Novb for myself and one of the 8th Decber for Browse, which caused us great pleasure as a considerable space of time had elapsed since last we heard from you. You mention in your letter to me...

John Wayles Eppes to Francis Eppes, 20 Jan. 1814

I am very glad to hear that you & your cousin Wayles are well—It is very uncertain how long Congress may sit—When you get out of money let me know and I will enclose you some in a letter—I am glad to find you are satisfied with Mr & Mrs Holcombe. I have seen from Mr Holcombe a letter to...

John Baptiste de Walbach to Thomas Mann Randolph, 10 Feb 1814

The Secretary of War has directed me to inform you that you will with all practicable dispatch repair to Leesburg —and superintend the recrui recruiting service of your regiment, where the Necessary instructions and funds will be transmitted to you.

Catharine Wistar Bache to Elizabeth Trist, 14 Feb. 1814

Accept a thousand thanks for your kind favours which gave me sincere pleasure, for although Mary has ceased to write to me I must always be interested about her, and rejoice, or grieve, as she is happy or otherwise What are her intentions as to residence? Will she remain on the...

Thomas Mann Randolph to John Baptiste de Walbach, 23 Feb. 1814

The orders of the Sec. of War to repair with all practicable dispatch to Leesburg to superintend the recruiting service of the Regiment, as communicated by you, were received on the 18th inst. at 9. P.M. This is the first mail since. There are impediments; not of a private nature, which prevent...

John Wayles Eppes to Francis Eppes, 5 Mar. 1814

I received this morning your last letter—I am very glad to hear you are well—I have been myself very unwell but have recovered again— Mr Willie Jones of North Carolina fasted 39. days—was taken ill on the 39th night and remains ill still—your maman and all the family were well when I heard from...

Marie Trist Jones Tournillon to Elizabeth Trist, 6 Mar. 1814

Did not I hear of you from Nicholas I should be seriously alarmed at your silence for I have not received a line from you since January In my last I enclosed a draft on Baltimore for a hundred Dollars. Since then my Mother and myself have had a severe bilious attack which I assure you has...

John Macrae to Thomas Mann Randolph, 8 Mar. 1814

I should have written to you frequently since my return home, had I consulted my feelings only; but I was detered from this gratification by the fear of troubling you with letters in which you would find so little recompense. I assure you, however, though I have remained silent, I have cherished...

John Macrae to Thomas Mann Randolph, 12 Mar. 1814

I wrote to you a week ago & directed to Monticello; but fearing that you may have departed hence before my letter reached that place, I again address you a few lines by Lt Hayes. In the letter alluded to, I applied for orders to proceed to the frontier to resume the command of my Company: I...

John Baptiste de Walbach to Thomas Mann Randolph, 13 Mar. 1814

I have had the honor to lay before the Secretary of War your letter of the 9th Instant, and have been instructed to inform you, that your resignation is accepted, to take effect from this day. You will be pleased to remit to the Senior Officer of your Regiment on the Recruiting Service, the funds...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 30 Mar. [1814]

A slight indisposition which serves as an excuse for me to withdraw from the hurry and bustle in which I live, for the short space of a few hours, gives me an opportunity to write to you; the dinner bell is ringing but I have obtained leave to dine in my own room, and the time which would...

Ann D. Wallach to Elizabeth Trist, 14 Apr. 1814

For three weeks past, I have said. well: to day I will write and inform Aunt Trist of my marriage but something constantly occurred to prevent me. I hope you have not lost all interest in me, tho, I have (apparently) been so remiss in not writing to you before I became the dignified character now...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 24 Apr. 1814

After a fortnights silence my dear mother I have taken up my pen to address you & my letter go by the very stage in which I expected to have gone up myself; I am beginning to get weary of Richmond, or rather of the dissipated life I lead at present, I have never a moment to employ in ...

Francis Eppes to Martha B. Eppes, 28 July 1814

I am extremely uneasy at not hearing from you & Papa for this great length of time I hope that you have not entirely forgot me time seems to pass of so slow that I have got quite tired evry mail I expect a letter and go over to New London but return quite Disapointed I would give any thing I...

Elizabeth Trist to Catharine Wistar Bache, 22 Aug. 1814

Your very acceptable favor of the 9th of July did not reach me till last week its detention I presume has been occasiond by the great freshes which have impeded the transportation of the mails, we have had a very wet and I think a very unpleasant summer at least it has proved so to me, without...

Peter Carr to Thomas Mann Randolph, [31 Aug. 1814]

We have heard this evening with heart-felt satisfaction, that it has been the intention of those in authority here, to give you the command, of the whole corps, of volunteers, assembling, and about to be assembled at this place. We pray you, with all our hearts, to give us an opportunity, of...

Peter Carr to Thomas Mann Randolph, [ca. Sept. 1814]

I have just heard, that it is settled that you command the elite of this detachment of the army. I congratulate you on it, with all my heart. I have entered the army as a volunteer, with a determination to give my services, in the way, in which they may be most effectual. I do not suppose, that I...