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Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Feb. 1819

You will have no cause to complain of my neglecting you on the contrary I fear I shall become tiresome but you will excuse me when you know my motive is to give you pleasure. last Sunday I received a very affectionate letter from your Dear Mother date 22d ...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Feb. 1819

ma De lettre écrite à votre frère Renfermait deux checks de $300. chaque dont un à votre ordre: d’âprès le désir que vous aviez manifesté à votre maman dans une de vos lettres j’ai envoyé à Browse celui qui vous était destiné: j’espère que le tout Sera arrivé à Sa destination, c’est ce que j...

Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 4 Mar. [1819?]

We arrived safe with your little Pat my dearest Jane, yesterday evening, in time for her grandfather to see her with all the advantage of day-light although she made a most ungracious return for his civilities— We were detained at Carysbrook on monday by the snow, & we were almost afraid to...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 9 Mar. 1819

I shou’d be very uneasy at yours Long silence if your Brother had not inform’d me yesterday that he recieved a few lines from you on the 22d of March dated he believed on the 11th I have not had a line from you since the 22d of Feby I wrote you on the 9th March and therefore am not in arears to...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 9 Mar. 1819

I thank you My Dear Nicholas for the proofs you give me of your remembrance, which to hearing you are well & doing well constitutes my greatest pleasure and happiness my anxiety that you shou’d make the very best use of the opportunities afforded you and that you will acquire habits of...

William Short to John H. Cocke, 16 Mar. 1819

Your letter of the 1st inst. has been recieved by me with that degree of pleasure which must necessarily attach to every mark of recollection from a relation whom I esteem & value so highly. I have been obliged to delay the answer longer than I could have wished, from a desire to answer you...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 18 Mar. [1819?]

I received your letter of March 12th only yesterday my dear Mother, and along with it Cornelia’s of the same date—I am afraid I shall not have time to answer both, as it is late and I have several little things to do. yesterday I reached my place of destination and settled myself quietly on the...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 22 Mar. 1819

When I received the letters from home, containing our remittances I wrote you two or three lines from charlottesville, at Leitch’s request, inclosing your check, that you might endorse it payable to James Leitch and send it on to remit it again to charlottesville. I beleive I told you that if you...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 29 Mar. [1819]

I have written so lately & so often my dear Mother, that if I were like other people, I should have nothing more to say, but my pen like my tongue, runs faster than is quite compatible with the comfort of my friends. from your complaining of not hearing from me, I conclude that my letters...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 9 Apr. [1819]

I have received letters from all the girls my dear Mother, and none from you, but I cannot let Phill go up without writing, and as I have so many debts, I must reverse the old proverb, and be generous before I am just. I am at present staying at Dr Watson’s A few days ago, I came to visit Aunt ...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 20 Apr. 1819

Je vois avec peine, mon cher trist, que vous vous plaignez dans votre lettre du 3. ul. de ne recevoir des nouvelles de personne, “je crois” dites-Vous, “que tout le monde m’a abandonné depuis que je Suis ici”; nous Sommes bien loin de partager cette croyance, et tant S’En faut, que je puis...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 25 Apr. [1819]

I expected to have left Richmond in the stage which carries this letter, my dear Mother, but Papa’s business will detain him some days longer; Virginia is decided to return home at the same time, as she does not consider that the pleasures of the town will compensate for the loss of the society...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Edmund Bacon, 9 May 1819

It is so absolutely necessary to me to have as much as 150$ by tomorrow evening to send by express to pay into the Bank of U.S. and Bank of Virginia in Richmond, before 3 o clock on Wednesday next, that I am forced, against my will, to importune you farther, with the offer of the little girl at...