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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...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 25 Feb. 1820 (not found?)

I had not seen your Brother for three weeks before last Sunday the roads and having sprain’d his ancle dancing at a Party the Boys gave at La Ports. He rode here last sunday, if the weather dont prevent him he intends his next visit to Mounticello I flatter’d my self with the hope of seeing...

Will of Wilson Cary Nicholas, 25 Feb. 1820

My time of life my affairs being much embarressed & my health precarious all admonish of the necessity & propriety of makeing & publishing my last will and testament which I do by these presents revoking all former wills. I vest in my sons Robert Carter Wilson Cary & John Smith...

Will of Wilson Cary Nicholas, 25 Feb. 1820

My time of life my affairs being much embarressed & my health precarious all admonish of the necessity & propriety of makeing & publishing my last will and testament which I do by these presents revoking all former wills. I vest in my sons Robert Carter Wilson Cary & John Smith...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Joseph Lancaster, 29 Feb. 1820

Thomas Mann Randolph acknowledges having received a letter from Joseph Lancaster, Author of the Lancastrian system of education, containing proposals for publishing, without delay, a cheap elementary Work, explaining the principles upon which his plan of Universal...

Elizabeth Trist to Mary House Gilmer, 15 Mar. 1820

It is time that I shou’d receive a letter from Bedford your last was dated the 9th of Feby and I always look for one every month. I presume that Peachey is engaged in the Quarterly Counts about this time and has to encounter bad weather if he gets paid require but to the risk of bad health and...

Elizabeth Trist to Mary House Gilmer, 15 Mar. 1820

It is time that I shou’d receive a letter from Bedford your last was dated the 9th of Feby and I always look for one every month. I presume that Peachey is engaged in the Quarterly Counts about this time and has to encounter bad weather if he gets paid require but to the risk of bad health and...

David M. Randolph (1798–1825) to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Mar. 1820

’Tis now about 4 weeks since I received the pamphlets which you were so good as to send me, which I read with pleasure, long may the sentiments expressed it in continue to animate the bosoms of Americans, the case of the Cadets was exactly that of America before the revolution, their grievances...

David M. Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Mar. 1820

’Tis now about 4 weeks since I received the pamphlets which you were so good as to send me, which I read with pleasure, long may the sentiments expressed it in continue to animate the bosoms of Americans, the case of the Cadets was exactly that of America before the revolution, their grievances...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Mar. 1820

La Lenteur que j’ai mise, L’année dre a Vous envoyer Vos fonds a dû vous faire Soupçoner que j’étais comme tant d’autres dans une disette d’Espèces qui, ici comme ailleurs, ne Se fait malheureusement que trop Sentir. le produit, de nos récoltes quoiqu’abondantes, nous Laisse à peine de quoi...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Mar. 1820

La Lenteur que j’ai mise, L’année dre a Vous envoyer Vos fonds a dû vous faire Soupçoner que j’étais comme tant d’autres dans une disette d’Espèces qui, ici comme ailleurs, ne Se fait malheureusement que trop Sentir. le produit, de nos récoltes quoiqu’abondantes, nous Laisse à peine de quoi...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 28 Mar. 1820

It is hardly worth the expence of Postage that you pay for my letters, but it is some satisfaction when I dont receive letters from my friends to write to them; I dont mean to complain of your not writing, tho it is six weeks and upwards since the date of your last, as your Brother, in a note...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 28 Mar. 1820

It is hardly worth the expence of Postage that you pay for my letters, but it is some satisfaction when I dont receive letters from my friends to write to them; I dont mean to complain of your not writing, tho it is six weeks and upwards since the date of your last, as your Brother, in a note...

Martha B. Baker to Martha B. Eppes, 30 Mar. [1820?]

I have anxiously look’d out for a letter from you or from some of my friends at Mill Brook, this is the second to you & no answer, your situation I have attributed my not hearing from you to & be assured make every excuse I can, before I allow myself to suppose my being...