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Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 3 Feb. 1819

I am induced to take up the pen tho I have so recently address’d you, to inform you of an event that will give you pain, as it has me and indeed every one that witness’d the action, to be Brief then, I shall inform you of what I have heard, Bankhead had written a very abusive letter to Mrs...

Hetty Carr to Dabney S. Carr, 5 Feb. 1819

I received a letter from Maria & yourself in one. in this letter you say you will leave Baltimore on the 9 or 10 of march. have you gotten permission for me to remove my Slaves there. if you have not I cannot go until then as I would not remove one of them without having permission. I have...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 7 Feb. 1819

I was surprised on looking into the drawer where I put my letters to find the enclosed, which I thought had been Sent to the post Office, I open’d it with the intention of taking Some extracts and of noticing some things that you had mention’d, that of the musick which was not in the letter, and...

Alexander Garrett to [John H. Cocke], 8 Feb. 1819

I recieved by Mr. Neilson the kale seed sent Mr. Minor & myself for which please accept my thanks.The occurance which took place at our last court between Mr. Bankhead and Mr. J. Randolph, prevented me from comeing down on wednessday last as I intended, the pa and will continue to prevent my...

Hetty Carr to Dabney S. Carr, 9 Feb. 1819

I received your letter informing me that Montgomery will ask me $150. this appears to be an extravagant price. Mr Minor is not willing to give it. it would be cheaper t for him to send me in his carriage. you must tell montgomery this Mr Minor would give 7$ a day which is the price in Richmond....

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...

José Corrêa da Serra to Thomas Mann Randolph, 1 Mar. 1819

Your Letter of the 14th Last came to my hands in due time, and would have been immediately answered, was it not for the many Letters for Portugal and the Brazils, which admitted no delay, the ships which are the only mails for those countries being on the eve of departure. I thank you exceedingly...

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...

James. W. Widderfield to Arthur S. Brockenbrough, 27 Mar. [1819]

Provided the work is given me at the university I would bind myself to execute the same in the manner requiered on the following tarms viz. I would be willing to obligate myself to do the Carpenter work & Joinery’s work of a Hotel & Dormitarys attach’d there to at the prices hearetofore...

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...