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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...

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...

Elizabeth Trist to William W. Gilmer, 4 Apr. 1820

Your Cousin Browse came to see me yesterday and inform’d me of the event that your letter announced, I was much surprised not having had a hint that any thing so important was in expectation Aunt Divers...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 14 Apr. 1820

I am in doubt whether or not I answer’d your last letter, but be assured that I feel sensible of your kindness, & that I duly appreciate the motives which induce you to remain although I am so much the loser by the act itself: for I hold your improvement and advancement as the first...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 14 Apr. 1820

I am in doubt whether or not I answer’d your last letter, but be assured that I feel sensible of your kindness, & that I duly appreciate the motives which induce you to remain although I am so much the loser by the act itself: for I hold your improvement and advancement as the first...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 20 Apr. 1820

I received a polite and affectionate letter from Lewis Livingston announcing his intention of visiting New York and appearing to be the bearer of any thing I wish to send you, I have asked him to take charge of the triplicate of that bill for one hundred and fifty dollars if mr Duhey? has not...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 20 Apr. 1820

I received a polite and affectionate letter from Lewis Livingston announcing his intention of visiting New York and appearing to be the bearer of any thing I wish to send you, I have asked him to take charge of the triplicate of that bill for one hundred and fifty dollars if mr Duhey? has not...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 18 May 1820

I have been in Richmond a week to day my dear Mother, and two posts have past without my hearing from home. Elizabeth and Virginia received letters to day from Harriet, but she says nothing of the Monticello family, & I wh I am beginning to be very anxious to hear from you all. Aunt Hackley...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 19 May 1820

I reciev’d your letters yesterday My Dear Virginia while writhing under one of those infernal pains, & with the horrors of being oblig’d to sleep that night in a room full of girls, for Mrs Carr & her daughters were expected last evening on their arrival from Baltimore; she is to spend...

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

You have the boldness to say that I am in your debt to a considerable amount of epistolary specie, whereas, I am well convinced, if all accounts were settled between us, the balance would be in my favour. no doubt you find it some what more irksome to write a letter than to read one, and for that...

Martha B. Baker to Martha B. Eppes, 7 June [1820?]

You know not, how your letter has revived my spirits, every allowance is made by me, & am charitable in all I think, about you, for never have I seased to love & think of you, and as I knew full well your sufferings I have never blamed you for not writing, tho felt sorry I did not hear...

Martha B. Baker to Martha B. Eppes, 7 June [1820?]

We arrived here on thursday, & but for the horses giving fairly out, should have seen you with Mr Baker—my disappointment is very great, but will as soon as my horses recover visit you—You know not how much I think of you—& none of your friends feels your situation more than I do—Through...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 15 June 1820

Your favor of the 3d reached me last evening I have heard nothing of those articles that you were so kind as to order to be sent to me, perhaps there might not have been an opportunity to send them, there seems a difficulty attending geting any thing from Richmond Mr James wrote Your Brother that...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 6 July 1820

the examination is over, & was as you may suppose, neither splendid nor brilliant, yet mr Stack seems determined to put it in the papers, but I hope he will confine himself to the central gazette, whose the circulation of which is limited to a very narrow compass, & perhaps, will never...

Thomas Ragland to Nicholas P. Trist, 15 July 1820

I have omited to write to you for some time, because indeed I am so much of a recluse here as rarely to see the least thing that could afford you any entertainment. This is not the case with you at West Point, there, not a day passes but something transpires which would afford ample matter to...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 20 July 1820

Depuis La réception de Votre lettre du 20. avril ul. j’ai eu plusieurs accès de fièvre qui m’ont Confinés pendant deux Semaines dans la maison; le voisin est, très-à-propos, venu à mon aide et j’ai été très Satisfait de Sa manière de me traiter; ma fièvre dont l’intensité allait Journelement...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Joseph C. Cabell, 20 July 1820

I replied to your favor of the 1st ult. on the day I received it, the 5th but my answer having by accident remained on my table untill another day I destroyed it, from the great value I allways set upon your opinion, as I had indulged too much in invective against particular persons, by whom I...