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Edward Govan to Dabney C. Terrell, 4 Feb. 1816

Your letter came safely to hand I have paid all your debdts as far as the money wil go Dr Foulk and Sam brought in larger bills than I expected. Machir has not the money he owes you but he will get it soone. that will pay all but the 5 for the diploma. I will get the diploma and Machir will take...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 4 Feb. 1816

I should have answered your letter of the 22d sooner, but I did not receive it until the day we were moveing; although it has always been my wish that you should study law, yet you must be sensible my dear Child I only desired to advise y ...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 7 Feb. [1816?]

You will percieve my dear mother that the enclosed letters were written, to send by Mr Carr; he has been leaving Washington every day for more than a week and I was so foolish as to keep my letters for him instead of sending them by the post. I am afraid not hearing from me for such a length of...

Virginia J. Randolph (Trist) to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 18 Feb. 1816

The fears that you expressed of my having scolded a great deal at your not answering my letter by Brother Jefferson were groundless. I assure you I was not so unreasonable as to expect you to write when you were sick or busy you mention’d in your last letter to Brother that you had heard of Mama...

Dabney C. Terrell to Martha J. Terrell, 1 Mar. 1816

I received your most affectionate letter a few day before I left Baltimore and should have answered it immediately, but as I had writen to Aunt Carr a few days before I thought it would be better to write to you from the Capes. We left Baltimore 5 days ago and on account of adverse winds have...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Elizabeth Trist, 3 Mar. 1816

We moved here last month to the plantation which Mr Tournillon purchased, it is six miles from the River and thought to be a healthy situation, he is to give $30,000 payable in ten years for 1,000 acres of land and eight Negro Men, there is a Saw Mill on it which yeilded $4000 annually to the...

Wilson Cary Nicholas to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 24 Mar. 1816

For the first week after the Birth of your daughter Jane was uncommonly well, she then had a fever for twenty four hours, after which it left her—& she has been since threatened with sore breasts. This evening the Doctor says she has a smart fever & thinks she has caught some cold. She...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Thomas Mann Randolph, 26 Mar. 1816

I have followed your directions in executing the commission with which you entrusted me. the notes are enclosed to Mama under cover to Grandpapa by this mail. they are of the Columbia bank, I could not get Baltimore notes without paying a premium for them. Mr Gales’s & Mr Milligan’s accounts...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, [Apr. 1816]

I cannot help feeling very uneasy at not hearing from you my dearest Mother. I have recieved but one letter from home since I left Washington and that was written by Virginia before you knew of my intention to visit Philadelphia. I am as you may suppose delighted with this city. I have recieved...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, [Apr. 1816]

I cannot express to you my dearest Mother the delight your letter gave me. I had not heard from you for such a length of time that my spirits were beginning to fail and I was preparing with a heavy heart for a splendid party at Mr Lisle’s to night when your welcome packet arrived and dissipated...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 6 Apr. [1816]

I arrived here the day before yesterday after a pleasant journey in the steam boat and met with a most hospitable reception from Mr & Mrs Bache. as I have not time to put you “au fait des choses” I will merely tell you that Mrs Bache is a charming woman and that I have met with the most...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas Philip Trist, 16 Apr. 1816

Je Suis Enchanté, mon cher trist, que Vous Soyez Devenu plus raisonnable et que vous ayez abandonné vos projéts gigantesques d’Embrasser une profession pour laquelle, je pense, vous n’êtes jamais né, et qui d’ailleurs n’offre dans tous les tems que L’aspect de toutes les vicissitudes de La Vie....

Elizabeth Trist to Catharine Wistar Bache, 24 Apr. 1816

I am at a loss to account for your long Silence, I am unwilling to ascribe it to design, for I have had too many proofs of your goodness to allow that Idea to take hold on my mind, for my pride wou’d then take the alarm and oblige me to relinquish what I have not the power to retain and altho I...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 1 May [1816]

I am so far on my return home and most sincerely do I wish that it were in my power to go directly on; but alas! I am a woman and must have a protector; if my brother will come for me I am whilling and anxious to be at Monticello before the Season be far advanced. when I arrived here I found my...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 12 May 1816

I wrote to you ten days ago my dearest Mother to tell you how anxious I was to return to you again—this fine month is wearing away in the smoke and dust of the city and in spite of the kind attentions of Mr & Mrs Smith my time passes heavily—I am always counting the months which have elapsed...

Maria Sabina Ross to Elizabeth Trist, 4 July 1816

I arrived here on 28th of June left N. Oreals 26th of May, after a long and disagreeable passage. Yes my friend in addition to the horrors of A Sea Voyage—My Mind was in a State of hope—and fear. My poor George, wrote for me to come on—but Alas! he had gone to his long and everlasting home three...

Margaret Smith Nicholas to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 25 July 1816

Well my dear Jane, here we are all once more; I arrived in Richmond on the 10th Int not very well, and excessively fatiguid, We determin’d as we were all complaining a little, that it wou’d be best, or safest, to set off immediately for Warren, We arriv’d on Saturday, quite happy, and very much...