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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...

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...

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...

Cary Ann Nicholas Smith to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 23 Feb. 1817

Since I find your pleasure or displeasure depends on the time that I received your first letter I will not say when that was. it is sufficient that it has come safe to hand: and I really meant to answer it before this, but I have so procrastinating a disposition that I am good for nothing as a...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 3 Apr. 1817

Will you do me the favor to inform me whether the Branch Bank of the U.S. in Richmond means to lend money upon security in land? If they do, whether one or more Indorsers, resident in town, will be demanded; and to what amount of the value they will be likely to accomodate any one person, whose...

Martha J. Terrell (Minor) to Dabney C. Terrell, 5 May 1817

I have this moment recieved your letter of the 11th of Jan: I hasten to assure you, that, though your friends have not written often, they have not neglected you so entirely as you have reason to think. Uncle Dabney, Mr. Gilmer, Nancy Carr have written. Your friend Madison I know has written, for...

Alexander Garrett to John H. Cocke, 23 June 1817

Knowing your anxiety to learn the state of the controversey with Perry about the title to the land purchased of him for the use of the Central collage, I hasten to communicate to you that all difficulties have been removed by an agreement between Messrs Jefferson & Perry by which Mr Perry is...

Alexander Garrett to John H. Cocke, 19 July 1817

I send you herewith a copy of the subscriptions to the Central College up to the present day, so far as they have been assertained or the out subscriptions heard from, I have found that in soliciting subscriptions, that a long list of subscribers appearing allready upon the paper presented has...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 23 July 1817

I have this day drawn on you for seven hundred dollars payable to Benjn Perkins or order as a part of a draught which I hold drawn on you by Alexander Garrett for $1200 payable on the first of August 1817. as the first payment for a parcel of negroes which I bought in payments of f one fourth...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 5 August 1817

I have just received your two favors of the 31. July & 3d Aug. The kind interest they avince in my concerns gives me, very highly agreeable, and very truly gratefull sensations. I have a memd from the Cashier himself: the 10.000 is due Augt 10/13: next Wednesday, and not tomorrow, of course...

Margaret Smith Nicholas to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 4 Oct. 1817

You looked with great anxiety, and some little vexation, I presume, for our Carriage, on its way for CaryAnne. perhaps you may ere this have heard the reason why it did not go. If not; the enclos’d will give it you. It was a sad disappointment to us all, altho, she was certainly very right, the...

Margaret Nicholas to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 7 Dec. 1817

I understand you were quite offended at not receiving a letter by Phill this I think was rather unreasonable, our home was then, in the greatest state of confusion, and when at your Uncle Norborn’s we were engaged in company. However, I will promise that he shall not return again without a letter...

Margaret Nicholas to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 18 Dec. 1817

Why do you not write to us? you see with all the bustle, of house arranging, visiting, and receiving visits, I yet can find time to write you a long letter, every week, a striking evidence of the strength of my love for you, Never in my life have I been for the same length of time in such a busy...

Bernard Peyton to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 22 Dec. 1817

I am this morning favord with your esteemd letter of the 19th current & note contents—I congratulate you upon your brightening prospects of making a fortune; particularly as it will be at the same time a benefit to the old Gentleman for I am quite certain the rent you are to pay will be more...