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David Campbell to Thomas Mann Randolph, 16 Nov. 1813

Regimental Order: The Commanding Officers of Companies will immediately report to the Regimental Quarter Master the number of Axes and other tools now in their possession which returns he will without the least delay consolidate and deliver to the Adjutant—Those returns and an abstract of the...

Christopher Branch to Thomas Mann Randolph, 17 Nov. 1813

I must first apoligize for the liberty I am about to take, in addressing you upon a subject, upon which I feel the deepest concern, some few days since, a petition was handed me for my signiture, for the discharge of the R. W volunteers, after, finding the sentiments, and determination of my...

Henry Lee to Thomas Mann Randolph, 18 Nov. [1813]

I can compleat my preparations for my return to the “Sweet South” on any given day between this & next monday. Yourself & Captain Randolph I understand are meditating a trip in the same direction and about the same time. To render it more agreeable to me I propose a combined movement, ...

James Wilkinson to Thomas Mann Randolph, 19 Nov. 1813

In Answer to your application of the Day, I can have no hesitation to allow you the indulgence you ask; you may therefore repair to Virginia on your private Business, but I shall expect to have you near me in the Spring should the War be continued, & in the mean time exert yourself I pray you...

Edward B. Randolph to Thomas Mann Randolph, 20 Nov. 1813

The arrangements in our Regt since you left this place, has been such as to place me in a very disagreeable situation—and determines me to solicite your aid in procuring my transfer to the Regt raised for the defence of the State of Virginia—I feel myself competent to the command of a company but...

David Campbell to Thomas Mann Randolph, 22 Nov. 1813

I received by Lieut McLaughlin your friendly letter of the 20th inst written from Malone. Immediately after you left me I heard from a Countryman that fifteen or twenty of our poor fellows were among the inhabitants in the Town of Mecaria and in the village of St Regis. I, without a moments delay...

John M. O'Connor to Thomas Mann Randolph, 5 Dec. 1813

I seize the first leisure, to enjoy the pleasure and honor of writing to you; to assure you of my unchangeable esteem & to offer you my wishes for a happy meeting with your friends & family. I hope you will have got on without much inconvenience, notwithstanding the bad roads & bad...

John Baptiste de Walbach to Thomas Mann Randolph, 10 Feb 1814

The Secretary of War has directed me to inform you that you will with all practicable dispatch repair to Leesburg —and superintend the recrui recruiting service of your regiment, where the Necessary instructions and funds will be transmitted to you.

John Macrae to Thomas Mann Randolph, 8 Mar. 1814

I should have written to you frequently since my return home, had I consulted my feelings only; but I was detered from this gratification by the fear of troubling you with letters in which you would find so little recompense. I assure you, however, though I have remained silent, I have cherished...

John Macrae to Thomas Mann Randolph, 12 Mar. 1814

I wrote to you a week ago & directed to Monticello; but fearing that you may have departed hence before my letter reached that place, I again address you a few lines by Lt Hayes. In the letter alluded to, I applied for orders to proceed to the frontier to resume the command of my Company: I...

John Baptiste de Walbach to Thomas Mann Randolph, 13 Mar. 1814

I have had the honor to lay before the Secretary of War your letter of the 9th Instant, and have been instructed to inform you, that your resignation is accepted, to take effect from this day. You will be pleased to remit to the Senior Officer of your Regiment on the Recruiting Service, the funds...

Peter Carr to Thomas Mann Randolph, [31 Aug. 1814]

We have heard this evening with heart-felt satisfaction, that it has been the intention of those in authority here, to give you the command, of the whole corps, of volunteers, assembling, and about to be assembled at this place. We pray you, with all our hearts, to give us an opportunity, of...

Peter Carr to Thomas Mann Randolph, [ca. Sept. 1814]

I have just heard, that it is settled that you command the elite of this detachment of the army. I congratulate you on it, with all my heart. I have entered the army as a volunteer, with a determination to give my services, in the way, in which they may be most effectual. I do not suppose, that I...

John Armistead to Thomas Mann Randolph, 21 Jan. 1815

The legislatare having past a Law for raising troops It becomes necessary that applycations for Commissions should be immediately made and as Its my wish to continue in the Service, and having Served under you am induced to make the following request. If in your opinion I deserve the same, (ie a...

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...

John Clarke to Thomas Mann Randolph, 28 Jan. 1820

At our last interview, on the 21st Inst you expressed a desire that we should have a conversation upon the subject of improving the navigation of James river. Being at that time, about to leave Richmond and not having sufficient leisure for discourse, I promised that on my next visit to the City,...

John Clarke to Thomas Mann Randolph, 28 Jan. 1820

At our last interview, on the 21st Inst you expressed a desire that we should have a conversation upon the subject of improving the navigation of James river. Being at that time, about to leave Richmond and not having sufficient leisure for discourse, I promised that on my next visit to the City,...

Joseph C. Cabell to Thomas Mann Randolph, 1 Mar. 1821

On casting my eye over the paper respecting the poor school system I find an error in the case of Nelson County. There is no draft for 1820. Whereas I am sure the county did draw—and it is manifest that this must have been the case—because so great a balance could not otherwise exist. Might it...

George M. Brooke to Thomas Mann Randolph, 1 Sept. 1821

Permit me to introduce to You my much esteemed friend Col. Callava, late Governor of this province. In him, you will find an Honorable High minded, gallant soldier, & gentleman. As a Virginian, I abhor the cruelty, & despotism with which, he has...