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Marie Trist Jones (Tournillon) to Nicholas P. Trist, 4 Mar. 1813

The last mail did not bring me a letter from you my darling Nicholas—I suppose you wrote to your grandmother Trist, who has the tenderest affection for you and you are the dearest object she has in this world, I feel confident you will never neglect giving every proof in your power of that...

Isaac A. Coles to Thomas Mann Randolph, 4 Apr. 1813

Lieut Peyton has been ordered to recruit at Charlottesville, & I avail myself of the Opportunity of introducing him to your Acquaintance, as one of the more promising young officers of your Regiment— I have to day sent off a company to join Lt Col: Preston’s Detachment, which with the two...

Elizabeth Trist to Sarah Maria Thompson, 10 Apr. 1813

A thousand thanks, My Dr Girl, for your kind letter of the 6th Feby, which I shou’d have acknowledged sooner had I not written to your Mother so recently. I shou’d have enjoy’d your sprightly strain if it had not been attended with an account of your want of health, a circumstance that really...

Mary Trist Jones (Tournillon) to Nicholas P. Trist, 29 Apr. 1813

I am vexed and disappointed my beloved child at the departure of Farlan without my knowledge I took the trouble of sending three times to the river to desire he would not go without or trunk which I had prepared for you, containing two pair of pantaloons, a jacket, a latin Dictionary and grammar...

Nicholas P. Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 25 July 1813

The miscarriages of the post I suppose has been the cause of my receiving no news from you for it is three months since I have received any I have had a fever but am now & totally recovered. I hope that you are well in good health as well as all my Dear cousins. The fourth of July was...

Thomas Mann Randolph to William Stake Jett, Aug. 1813

Doctor Mitchell will join you at Baltimore with the men of your company who were left at Fort Warburton sick and afterwards removed here. Two of them have chronical complaints and will be sent on to remain at the nearest recruiting rendezvous of the 20th Regiment, untill they get well or desire...

Robert Taylor to Thomas Mann Randolph, 27 Aug. 1813

After mature reflection I deem it inexpedient, to direct the immediate march of Capt Pollards Company, pursuant to the orders given by the Secretary of War, in his letter to you of the 11th Instant. Apprized some days ago of ...

Lewis L. Taylor to Thomas Mann Randolph, 31 Aug. 1813

I hope you will have the goodness to pardon an unfortunate stranger in presuming to indrude himself on your notice, without his having heretofore had the honour or pleasure of your acquaintance, but under existing circumstances I flatter myself with the belief the you will readily pardon this...

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...