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Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, [19 Oct. 1819]

I have walked this morning from Monticello to Peter minor’s, grandmother’s residence at this present moment, I started immediately after breakfast, reached this in about an hour and a half, the morning was perfectly well adapted for a jaunt of that kind, & they say that there is no situation...

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

Time at present does not give me the means to make a long epistle, & Indeed if it was not on Fs account you should not hear from me for a week or so. I imagined that I told you all I knew respecting the university but as you say not, I must tell you the same tale over again. there is no...

Alexander Garrett to John H. Cocke, 24 Oct. 1819

Your favour of yesterday is recieved, I will do the best I can to get John boarding where he wishes it, but am very fearfull that it will be a difficult matter to get it in a private family in this place I have been this morning to see Mrs Burnley. she declines takeing boarders. the truth is that...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 2 Jan. 1820

I cannot resit the impulse of my heart to address you on the entrance of another year which I sincerely hope will be replete with happiness to you your Brother has gone to spend his vacation with Francis Epps 50 miles from here fortunately they had pleasant weather to travil ...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 2 Jan. 1820

I cannot resit the impulse of my heart to address you on the entrance of another year which I sincerely hope will be replete with happiness to you your Brother has gone to spend his vacation with Francis Epps 50 miles from here fortunately they had pleasant weather to travil Mr Epps was so kind...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 9 Jan. 1820

I should have answered your first letter immediately on receiving it, my dearest Virginia, but expecting the carriage every day, I thought it probable that I should reach Monticello as soon as any letter I could write. the post goes up but twice a week and it is not always convenient to send on...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 9 Jan. 1820

I should have answered your first letter immediately on receiving it, my dearest Virginia, but expecting the carriage every day, I thought it probable that I should reach Monticello as soon as any letter I could write. the post goes up but twice a week and it is not always convenient to send on...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 15 Jan. 1820

Phil goes up to morrow on some business of the Coll and I can not miss the opportunity of writing since you complain in your letters to the girls that I have not written. to when you wrote you had not recieved the letter I wrote by Wilson. I returned last night from Wmsburg and am mortified to...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 15 Jan. 1820

Phil goes up to morrow on some business of the Coll and I can not miss the opportunity of writing since you complain in your letters to the girls that I have not written. to when you wrote you had not recieved the letter I wrote by Wilson. I returned last night from Wmsburg and am mortified to...

Lucy Eppes Thweatt to Martha B. Eppes, 26 Jan. 1820

We have had in contemplation a visit to Mill Brook for some time but first one thing and then another has deprived us of this pleasure, the most serious preventative has been the indisposition of my dear Mr Thweatt, his leg (that was brook) has frequently pained, swelled, & confined him to...

Lucy Eppes Thweatt to Martha Burke Jones Eppes, 26 Jan. 1820

We have had in contemplation a visit to Mill Brook for some time but first one thing and then another has deprived us of this pleasure, the most serious preventative has been the indisposition of my dear Mr Thweatt, his leg (that was brook) has frequently pained, swelled, & confined him to...

John Clarke to Thomas Mann Randolph, 28 Jan. 1820

At our last interview, on the 21st Inst you expressed a desire that we should have a conversation upon the subject of improving the navigation of James river. Being at that time, about to leave Richmond and not having sufficient leisure for discourse, I promised that on my next visit to the City,...

John Clarke to Thomas Mann Randolph, 28 Jan. 1820

At our last interview, on the 21st Inst you expressed a desire that we should have a conversation upon the subject of improving the navigation of James river. Being at that time, about to leave Richmond and not having sufficient leisure for discourse, I promised that on my next visit to the City,...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 Jan. 1820

I avail my self of the space left in your Brothers letter to acknowledge your favor of the 12th Jany, I left Mr Minors on the 23d. it had not begun to snow altho it threatend untill about noon just as the carriage arrived and Mr J Fry from Kentucky at whoes House your Father staid, on ( ...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 Jan. 1820

I avail my self of the space left in your Brothers letter to acknowledge your favor of the 12th Jany, I left Mr Minors on the 23d. it had not begun to snow altho it threatend untill about noon just as the carriage arrived and Mr J Fry from Kentucky at whoes House your Father staid, on ( ...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 Jan. 1820

I got back last night to monticello from Mr Eppes where I have spent the vacation in some measure to my satisfaction, would have written to you while I stay’d there but could not do it conveniently for reasons which are not worth stating. I give myself credit for writing to you now; at the dull...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 Jan. 1820

I got back last night to monticello from Mr Eppes where I have spent the vacation in some measure to my satisfaction, would have written to you while I stay’d there but could not do it conveniently for reasons which are not worth stating. I give myself credit for writing to you now; at the dull...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 5 Feb. 1820

aujourd’huy 5. fevrier je reçois votre lettre Du 3. de l’expiré: Je vois avec peine que celles que je vous écris ne Vous parviennent pas: Depuis le mois D’octobre je vous En ai adressées trois, Deux contenant deux checks de $150. chaque et plus deux lettres de mes Correspondants à la ne or. pour...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 5 Feb. 1820

aujourd’huy 5. fevrier je reçois votre lettre Du 3. de l’expiré: Je vois avec peine que celles que je vous écris ne Vous parviennent pas: Depuis le mois D’octobre je vous En ai adressées trois, Deux contenant deux checks de $150. chaque et plus deux lettres de mes Correspondants à la ne or. pour...

Martha B. Baker to John Wayles Eppes, 19 Feb. [1820?]

Lesson’d indeede I should feel in my own opinion my dearest Brother to condem any act of yours—Your reasons are not singular, & assure yourself of this truth your Sister will be the last to put unfavourable constructions on your conduct—The only sentiment I feel, is the sincerest regret, that...

Martha B. Baker to John Wayles Eppes, 19 Feb. [1820?]

Lesson’d indeede I should feel in my own opinion my dearest Brother to condem any act of yours—Your reasons are not singular, & assure yourself of this truth your Sister will be the last to put unfavourable constructions on your conduct—The only sentiment I feel, is the sincerest regret, that...