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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...

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...

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...

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...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 5 June 1820

Your very acceptable favor of the 2d ult. has lain long unanswered from many causes, which I omitt to enumerate from my confidence in the stability of your friendly sentiments, and the consciousness of a permanent reciprocation of them in myself. General Lallemands proposals to publish his...

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...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 27 June 1820

Your Father has this moment received the enclosed letter from Messrs Mackie Milne and Co your grandmother wrote to you last Sunday informing you of Your Fathers illness, since then he has recovered rapidly; Have you seen Lewis Livingston until this letter arrived I thought he had taken it with...

Lewis Livingston to Nicholas P. Trist, 1 July 1820

I have just received your two letters of the 25 and 28th ulto and I am sorry to find there is so little hope of seeing you in our neighbourood. Since you are so strict a disciplinarian and have put it all upon the score of duty I can not venture to say another word upon the subject but will...

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...

Lewis Livingston to Nicholas P. Trist, 22 July 1820

I owe you an apology for not having answered your letter from West point at an earlier date, but believe I can not more effectually exculpate myself than by simply stating one fact: that it is say that the letter reached me at the very moment I was embarking for Long Branch and that during my...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 25 July 1820

I have made up my mind to write to Father by the next mail, for 450 $ the sum which I will require to settle my affairs here and take me to Philadelphia. Although my debts at present amount to but a trifle, by the time that I will be ready to set off, which will be in the course of 3 or 4 months...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 27 July 1820

Altho I had detirmined to write to no one till I received replys to my letters, I can not resist the impulse of my heart to address my beloved Grand Son and to assure him of my affectionate solicitude for his health and happiness I am not uneasy at your long silence as I attribute it to your...

Joshua Baker to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 July 1820

Don & myself reached this place yesterday & he parted with me to day, as I am detained here on business of my Brother’s, we have had a very pleasant journey with the exception of the time, that we delayed at Mason County for our baggage which we put aboard of a boat at Wheeling &...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 16 Aug. 1820

je reçois votre Lettre du 20. Juillet ul. il y a Sans doute qque fatalité attachée à la reception de ce check de $150. Dont le montant devrait être à votre disposition depuis plus de 8–mois; et je vous avoue que Si je me trouvais dans une toute autre position, j’enverrais promener les tireurs et...

Martha B. Baker to Martha B. Eppes, 5 Oct. [1820?]

I should have writen you my dear Sister immediately on my arrival here, but realy disliked burthening your minde with more than it now has to bear, to add my misseries to yours was not my wish—every member of the family myself excepted have been sick with the ague & fever—we came down two...

David M. Randolph (1798–1825) to Nicholas P. Trist, 6 Oct. 1820

When moments like the present occur (as they frequently recur do) when the fiend Ennui preys upon my mind, which like the entrails of Prometheus only is renovated to be again devoured; where shall I turn for consolation, but to the friend of my bosom, and such I fondly believe you to be, your...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 1 Nov. 1820

My very Dear Grand Sons letter of the 23d of Sept has been longer than usual un acknowledged but I had nothing to communicate worth the Postage, Browse had been nearly five weeks without paying me a visit there was Some excuse for his not coming, the weather was bad for Several days and Mores...

Mary J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 15 Nov. 1820

Mama & Cornelia both say that they are going to write to sister Ellen My dear Virginia & therefore I shall address my letter to you if you are so fortunate as to be able to desylpher a sccratch penned by candle light & in my incorrigible hand which you know of old—we all feel very...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas Philip Trist, 28 Nov. 1820

nous avons été pendant près De trois Semaines Dans une bien pénible perplexité: notre Chère marie louise En jouant Dans la chambre De sa g-maman a fait une chûte, Dont les Suites ont été bien funestes, puisqu’il y a Eu une fracture. Le Deur m. que nous avons de Suite Envoyé chercher a d’abord...