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Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas Philip Trist, 10 Apr. 1827

Votre lettre du 11. ul., m’a confirmé dans L’opinion que j’avais que Vous ne m’aviez pas oublié: j’aime à croire que Vous me Supposez toujours la même affection pour vous et pour tout ce qui Vous est cher; et que, Si notre correspondance n’a pas cette activité qui caractèrise celle De Deux...

John C. Page to Martha B. Eppes, 8 June 1827

I intended to call & see you to day, but am obliged another way—The season has arrived for employing Overseers, for the next year, & knowing how important it is that they should be engaged by the person who is to superintend them, I think it best, to know your views & wishes, on the...

George Wythe Randolph to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 13 June 1827

I want to see you very much and I hope I shall in the couse course of a very short time I am beginning to get accustomed to the place from my knowing all the boys at it. and the next letter you wite write I want to know some thing about my going to the south in it. I wish you would send me that...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph Trist, 24 June 1827

I have just heard dear Virginia that Mrs Faulcon (Louisiana Cocke) was going to Albemarle and that she would take letters for us; I am very much tired already with writing I am terribly sleepy but cannot lose so good an opportunity. I would write to Mary but Mary Cary intends to do so, tell her I...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 12 July 1827

Your letter to S. B—Came to hand yesterday, & releived us from some anxiety, which an intermission in writing, on your part, unusually long, had given rise to—It was with heartfelt satisfaction that we found you health to be better instead of worse. You have fine times of it, with your...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph Trist, 13 Sept. 1827

Mr Gilmer was obliged to stay one day here my dearest Virginia & that gives me an opportunity of writing to you which I will do if it is only to tell you how much I have thought of you all since I left you; every thing else I suppose Martha has told you for she was going to write to you...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 14 Sept. 1827

I have only time to write a single line, (more or less) to enclose the power of attorney to Jefferson. it is difficient in the recital of the act of legislature which I did not possess nor was a copy of it to be found in Boston. but perhaps if Jefferson has actually received the stock which I...

Robley Dunglison to Nicholas P. Trist, [before 5 Jan. 1828]

My wife, I am happy to think, is something better this morning, although her complaint still Continues—she decidedly is not worse. Mrs Gorman unfortunately does not suit us; she is weak & what is worse so overpowered by her distressed situation that she is rendered totally unfit to wait upon...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph Trist, 30-31 Mar. 1828

I have the head ach, dear Virginia, & do not know whether I can write as long a letter as usual, but will not defer writing as tomorrow I shall be employed all day closely. I read your Louisiana schemes with pain & yet would not say no to them; the abandoning Monticello altogether would...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas Philip Trist, 4 Feb. 1829

Browse m’a éffectivement parlé dans le tems, De la place que vous avez obtenue dans les Bureaux de Washington, et Votre lettre du 8. ul. me confirme cette nouvelle. S’il faut en juger D’âprès votre Style; votre admission dans les offices de L’adon actuelle, paraîtrait vous avoir un peu...

Nicholas P. Trist to Virginia J. Randolph Trist, 1 Mar. 1829

When did I write to you last? for I took no note of, and don’t recollect the time. I have been intending to do so again, a day or two before, and ever since, Ben’s arrival with the books. But, what with the business of the office, what with having to attend at the auction room from after dinner...

Nicholas P. Trist to Virginia J. Randolph Trist, 12 Mar. 1829

I have been waiting several days, dearest, in the expectation of having time to write you a letter; but I must not let this post pass, if I send only a line. I literally have not had time to write. The branch permanently assigned to me makes this the busiest time of the year; & it will...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Hore Browse Trist, 10 July 1829

j’étais très impatient D’avoir de vos nouvelles, lorsque V. lettre du 18. ul. est venue très à propos mettre un terme à mon anxiété. je Sympathise avec vous dans la perte que vous avez faîtte de Votre domestique: cet accident m’a raporté vers L’épôque du départ de mon cher julien, et me fait...

Nicholas P. Trist to Virginia Jefferson Randolph, 4 Sept. 1829

You shd not, Dearest, have allowed anything to keep me so long witht hearing from you. On sunday, I postponed my letter one post from my having written during the week, & from the conviction that I shd myself receive one the next morning. I walked to the p.o. in this assurance: but was...

Joseph Coolidge to Nicholas P. Trist, 22 Sept. 1829

I have yours of 16 Sept. The numbers of the books sent me are as follows; viz, nos 17. 19. 24. 28. 32. 33. 41. 56. 82. 88. 138. 200. 186. 187. 168. 242. 375. 434. 443. 449. 463. 469. 483. 530. 531 722. 723. 724. 727. 728. 793. 816. 822 822. 918.—I caution you against Poor—he has twice failed...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 16 Oct. 1829

It was so late monday evening when I received your letter that it was impossible to answer it by that mail. but Jefferson wrote to Col Peyton by the next to forward 100$ and I intended writing by the same to you to let you know what I had done; but was detained by company till too late which was...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 26 Oct. 1829

Our journey has been or rather will be delayed one day at Jefferson’s desire. he was going to Nelson court from which he did not expect to return till tuesday evening, and he wished particularly to be here when we set off. of course we shall not get off go till wednesday when we shall go to Col....