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Martha Jefferson Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 23 Apr. 1819

I have but a moment My Dearest Virginia to answer your welcome and affectionate letter particularly the more welcome as I have not yet received the one from Mrs Tinsley’s. I am very sorry you persist in returning so soon, for as much as I wish to see you I am not selfish enough to sacrifice what...

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...

Alexander Garrett to Arthur S. Brockenbrough, 12 May 1819

Your favors of the 8th & 10th instant are recieved. I have drawn copies of the Notice enclosed me and put them up in this place agreeably to your request. and will recieve any proposals which may be offered and inclose to you,Genl Cocke was with me yesterday, him and Mr Jefferson have...

James Leitch to Arthur S. Brockenbrough, 14 May 1819

I have been informed by Mr Garrett that it is necessary to adress proposals to you on what terms I would Undertake to furnish the University with Sundry Articles in my line of Business I had expected to be in Richmond about this time but am disappointed—not having seen the Carpenters Bills for...

Alexander Garrett to Arthur S. Brockenbrough, 17 May 1819

I have caused your advertizements for lumber to be put up in this place, have had no proposals made me as yet. if there should be any you shall hear from me. I have requested the Merchants here to make proposals for furnishing the University with such articles at as it may want in their line,...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 21 May 1819

I received your favor of the 5th 3 days Since and and tho I am half blind by a cold and a want of older glasses to my spectacles I can not but pour out the grateful effusions of my heart for your attention to me I always thought that your feelings of affection were more ardent than your Brothers,...

Alexander Garrett to Arthur S. Brockenbrough, 24 May 1819

Yours of the 19th instant I recieved this morning, and sent it this evening to Mr Jefferson, he writes me that he wrote to you on the 17th and supposes you got his letter on the evening of the date of yours to me. his letter will no doubt give you full imformation relative to the Philadelphia...

Alexander Garrett to John H. Cocke, 24 May 1819

Yours of yesterday encloseing $100. was recieved  your son John, the money shall be disbursed as directed, there will not be quite enough to meet the advance of board required, being 62½$. but I will advance for you what may be wanting, to make up the 62½$. Laporte left here this day week...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 19 June 1819

I have been disappointed every mail for the last two weeks not receiving a letter from you as I had calculated on receiving a letter from you every month and your last was dated 5th of May Your Brother received one since written some days days later I had flatterd my self that you had gone...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 8 July 1819

je viens, enfin, mon cher trist, âprès une attente d’un mois de recevoir un petit check De La N. o. tiré Par V. nolte—et C. Sur une maison très solide De philadelphie: je l’ai desuite acheminé à Votre frère lui observant: que je n’avais pû pour le moment me procurer une plus forte Somme, ce check...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to John H. Cocke, 15 July 1819

Jesse arrived here with my mare, and my fathers in much better order than you will find yours I am afraid and a far better chance for colts. only one of yours has been to the horse at all (the old mare) and she only once they were regular sent upon the sent 9th & 10th days but owing to the...

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

We have reached our journey's end in safety my dearest Mother, having met with no accident on the road, no misadventure of any kind, except being driven in to Hunter’s yesterday morning by a shower of rain, which forced us to take a neat comfortable breakfast at half after seven o clock, instead...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 27 July 1819

Altho I had detirmined to write to no one till I received replys to my letters, I can not resist the impulse of my heart to address my beloved Grand Son and to assure him of my affectionate solicitude for his health and happiness I am not uneasy at your long silence as I attribute it to your...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 28 [July] 1819

I must answer my Dear Virginia’s letter, if I can hold my head up only long enough to write three lines, but I have risen this morning with a stiff neck & as the pain and stiffness has been encreasing I am in great fear of having one of those attacks that I have had at Monticello when I ...