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Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 1 Nov. 1818

My heart has been so occupied with your image ever since you bid me Adieu that to ease its sensations I take up my pen tho I have nothing to Communicate worth the Postage of a letter unless the regret your Monticello friends feel at your leaving them, two days after your departure Cornelia and...

David M. Randolph (1798–1825) to Nicholas P. Trist, 6 Nov. 1818

Shakespear in Hamlet makes Polonius give his son Laertes some very good advice, of which I send you a part in his own words, this I do because I think you want it, as all of the sentence can’t apply to you I make a mark under that which can “The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried ...

Marie Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 19 Nov. 1818

Your letter of the 22d of September produced in me a variety of sensations, delight at the proof of friendship Mrs Randolph and her family have given you; and melancholy at the possibility that in a few years you may be more indifferent to their good opinion, for I agree with Mrs R— that a change...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 26 Nov. 1818

I was expecting a letter from you for some time but my expectations were not realized until yesterday, when by the same mail I received your letters of Novr 6th & 9th My Grandmother had been rendered uneasy by your letter from New York in which you complained of the head ach, rheumatism &...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 28 Nov. 1818

Believe me my beloved Grand Son that few things coud give me more delight than your favor of the 8th from WP your letter from N York had filld my mind with apprehension that you were ill the rapid journey you made and the fatigue and exposure to night air after the indulgence of every comfort...

Wilson M. C. Fairfax to Nicholas P. Trist, 18 Dec. 1818

Having passed thro’ some anxious days and weeks, we are at length at rest. Before this reaches you, the court will have commenced its Inquiry. Ragland and I have good reason to suppose that the committee will be ordered to attend. In the interim I feel desirous to know the steps which that court...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 20 Dec. 1818

Your favor of the 5th I recd last evening I cant say with pleasure for it has occasiond a depression of my spirits greater than I have experienced for a long time altho I have been very unwell so much so as to be confined to my room for three days since I have been here but bodily pain is not as...

Wilson M. C. Fairfax to Nicholas P. Trist, 23 Dec. 1818

We received yours of the 14th inst. after four days passage: and I am surprized to hear that you had not received my letter addressed to you or another of prior date addressed by Ragland and me to all the Cadets thro’ ...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 1 Jan. 1819

Your complaints of my negligence come very mal a propos, you should not have attacked me on that score, considering how unguarded you left yourself. Since your departure I have received but two short mean letters from you containing about twenty five words in them. they came by the same mail &...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 2 Jan. 1819

My first letter this year is to acknowledge yours of the 20th December which dissipated in some degree the unpleasant feelings your former letter excited, I hope most sincerely, that there will be no more rails, or heart burning’s against those who are appointed to Command you, for if they...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 28 Jan. 1819

your favor of the 12th instant I received to day, I began as the Irish say, to think long at not getting some proof of your remembrance, but come when it will it brings its welcome with it, Your cousins Peachey ...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 3 Feb. 1819

I am induced to take up the pen tho I have so recently address'd you, to inform you of an event that will give you pain, as it has me and indeed every one that witness'd the Action, to be Brief then, I shall inform you of what I have heard, Bankhead had written a very letter to Mrs Jefferson...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 3 Feb. 1819

I am induced to take up the pen tho I have so recently address’d you, to inform you of an event that will give you pain, as it has me and indeed every one that witness’d the action, to be Brief then, I shall inform you of what I have heard, Bankhead had written a very abusive letter to Mrs...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 7 Feb. 1819

I was surprised on looking into the drawer where I put my letters to find the enclosed, which I thought had been Sent to the post Office, I open’d it with the intention of taking Some extracts and of noticing some things that you had mention’d, that of the musick which was not in the letter, and...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Feb. 1819

You will have no cause to complain of my neglecting you on the contrary I fear I shall become tiresome but you will excuse me when you know my motive is to give you pleasure. last Sunday I received a very affectionate letter from your Dear Mother date 22d ...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Feb. 1819

ma De lettre écrite à votre frère Renfermait deux checks de $300. chaque dont un à votre ordre: d’âprès le désir que vous aviez manifesté à votre maman dans une de vos lettres j’ai envoyé à Browse celui qui vous était destiné: j’espère que le tout Sera arrivé à Sa destination, c’est ce que j...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 9 Mar. 1819

I shou’d be very uneasy at yours Long silence if your Brother had not inform’d me yesterday that he recieved a few lines from you on the 22d of March dated he believed on the 11th I have not had a line from you since the 22d of Feby I wrote you on the 9th March and therefore am not in arears to...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 9 Mar. 1819

I thank you My Dear Nicholas for the proofs you give me of your remembrance, which to hearing you are well & doing well constitutes my greatest pleasure and happiness my anxiety that you shou’d make the very best use of the opportunities afforded you and that you will acquire habits of...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 22 Mar. 1819

When I received the letters from home, containing our remittances I wrote you two or three lines from charlottesville, at Leitch’s request, inclosing your check, that you might endorse it payable to James Leitch and send it on to remit it again to charlottesville. I beleive I told you that if you...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 20 Apr. 1819

Je vois avec peine, mon cher trist, que vous vous plaignez dans votre lettre du 3. ul. de ne recevoir des nouvelles de personne, “je crois” dites-Vous, “que tout le monde m’a abandonné depuis que je Suis ici”; nous Sommes bien loin de partager cette croyance, et tant S’En faut, que je puis...