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Nicholas P. Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 25 Sept. 1809

I am very sorry to hear that you are so very sick, I am very glad of the idea of going to New Orleans, Brother gives his love to you and says he tries his best to write to you, I hope you will go to New Orleans with us. give my love to Aunt Harriot if you please, we are now at Aunt Christinas I...

Nicholas P. Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 5 Oct. 1809

Uncle Charles sets of tomorrow for Alexandria, Father and Mother have arrived at N. York, he was very well a week ago, but the gout has attacked him again it flies from his hand to the foot,—I hope Dear Grandmother you will forgive me for my neglect I hope Aunt Harriot will b...

Samuel Carr's Advertisement for a Runaway Slave, 4 Dec. 1809

notice. RAN AWAY from the subscriber, a negro man named POMPEY, about 5 feet 8 or 10 inches high, 18 or 20 years old, very black and straight—left the subscriber’s employment on Friday the 29th of September, 1809. It is probable he may attempt to pass for a f...

William Bentley to John Wayles Eppes, 23 Dec. 1809

The papers that I inclosed to you the last Winter Session of Congress, to be presented to Mr Jefferson to obtain his permission for the Commissioner who sold a Tract of Land, under a decree of The H. Court of Chancery, which belonged to the Estate of Wm Ronald Decd, and which was sold to satisfy...

Lucy Eppes Thweatt to Martha B. Eppes, 28 Dec. 1809

On my return last evening from Eppington I found my dear Sisters letter it gave me great pleasure as every proof of her affection will ever do, Sincerely do I regret my absence from home when it arrived, I fear you have experienced...