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Caroline House to Elizabeth Trist, 2 Aug. 1812

The day I sent my last letter to the office my dearest Aunt Uncle Isaac arrived accompanied by Mrs Course Cousin Charles and Elizabeth their second Daugter they remained with us three weeks Uncle’s health was considerable improved when he departed but am sorry to say not restored, Doct Watkins...

Caroline House to Elizabeth Trist, 25 Jan. 1813

With pleasure my dear Aunt do I take up my pen to acknowledge your favour dated 6th December and assure you of my unfeigned thanks for the agreeable intelligence it conveyed spending your time to your satisfaction must be truly pleasing to a mind formed to enjoy congenial society such as you...

Marie Trist Jones (Tournillon) to Nicholas P. Trist, 4 Mar. 1813

The last mail did not bring me a letter from you my darling Nicholas—I suppose you wrote to your grandmother Trist, who has the tenderest affection for you and you are the dearest object she has in this world, I feel confident you will never neglect giving every proof in your power of that...

Mary Trist Jones (Tournillon) to Nicholas P. Trist, 29 Apr. 1813

I am vexed and disappointed my beloved child at the departure of Farlan without my knowledge I took the trouble of sending three times to the river to desire he would not go without or trunk which I had prepared for you, containing two pair of pantaloons, a jacket, a latin Dictionary and grammar...

Nicholas P. Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 25 July 1813

The miscarriages of the post I suppose has been the cause of my receiving no news from you for it is three months since I have received any I have had a fever but am now & totally recovered. I hope that you are well in good health as well as all my Dear cousins. The fourth of July was...

Nicholas P. Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 15 Oct. 1813

You may perhaps be surprised at seeing my letter of this date My Mother who is now Madame St Julien Tournillon has been married to a gentleman of that name sent for me to be at the marriage. He is a very amiable man and will send Browse to College with me and I am very happy to find a...

Elizabeth Trist to Charles [?], 19 Dec. 1813

I almost despaird of hearing from you The hope of being an agreeable corrispondent to a young man never never enter’d my mind but as you had thrown the gauntlet and I accepted the challange I anticipated much pleasure from your letters as being not only entertain’g but a vehicle that wou’d convey...

Mary J. Randolph to [Ann C. Randolph Bankhead?], [c. 1814-1824]

I have given the list of seeds enclosed in your note to Grand papa he says he will send you the collection he promised you in a few days as they are it is not ready yet—Sister Ellen says desires me to say in answer to your enquiries about her knee that the ribbons have widened lengthened &...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Elizabeth Trist, 4 Jan. 1814

Your letter of the 26 of October surprised me much as you mention that mine of the of not you had of my I suspect the servant I sailed to Baton Rouge end of for N. gave you a particular account of my acquaintance with Mr Tournillon in a letter dated 7th of July when I placed my Nicholas...

Nicholas P. Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 14 Jan. 1814

I went to Baton rouge the other day & found at the post office two letters from you, one of the 6th Novb for myself and one of the 8th Decber for Browse, which caused us great pleasure as a considerable space of time had elapsed since last we heard from you. You mention in your letter to me...

Catharine Wistar Bache to Elizabeth Trist, 14 Feb. 1814

Accept a thousand thanks for your kind favours which gave me sincere pleasure, for although Mary has ceased to write to me I must always be interested about her, and rejoice, or grieve, as she is happy or otherwise What are her intentions as to residence? Will she remain on the...

Marie Trist Jones Tournillon to Elizabeth Trist, 6 Mar. 1814

Did not I hear of you from Nicholas I should be seriously alarmed at your silence for I have not received a line from you since January In my last I enclosed a draft on Baltimore for a hundred Dollars. Since then my Mother and myself have had a severe bilious attack which I assure you has...

Ann D. Wallach to Elizabeth Trist, 14 Apr. 1814

For three weeks past, I have said. well: to day I will write and inform Aunt Trist of my marriage but something constantly occurred to prevent me. I hope you have not lost all interest in me, tho, I have (apparently) been so remiss in not writing to you before I became the dignified character now...

Francis Eppes to Martha B. Eppes, 28 July 1814

I am extremely uneasy at not hearing from you & Papa for this great length of time I hope that you have not entirely forgot me time seems to pass of so slow that I have got quite tired evry mail I expect a letter and go over to New London but return quite Disapointed I would give any thing I...

Mary J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), [ca. 30 Oct. 1814]

as I promised to write to you first I am not surprised at your silence. I have planted all of the flower roots that you left with me & mama has given me several others of diferent kinds for you. I have learnt the multiplication table at last & done a few sums besides. little tim has got...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 14 Nov. 1814

You were right in suposing My Dear Virginia That we would have written sooner but for want of your address. the moment we recieved it Mary wrote to you. I was very sick after you left us, the walk I believe was the cause of it, for I was taken with a violent fever and headach that night which...

Mary J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), [after 2 Nov. 1814]

I was very much disappointed at not receiving a letter from you by Brother Charles as I expected you would write. your little maid was born the 2nd of november I wish you would write us word what you want her named & I will try & persuade Betsey to let us name it I have read the little...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 7 Nov. 1814

I have been waiting for brother Charleses return all along to write to you, and had just determined to write by the post when he arrived, he is going to set of tomorrow and I have not time to write to Sister Ann by him, & besides that I wrote to her the other day. Papa has not returned yet...

Hore Browse Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 20 Nov. 1814

I have the pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of yours of last month (which was forwarded me from new Orleans) and that Mother presented us with a brother last thursday who is the image of his father. though Nicholas went immediately for the doctor who resides 10 miles from here and rode as fast...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 29 Nov. 1814

I will write you a few lines My Dear Virginia allthough I am in a great hurry. yet shall it never be said that I neglected you so much as to let so direct an opportunity pass with out some token of remembrance. I send you by Nancy some fur which perhaps you may be able to make some use of, though...