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Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 25 Feb. 1820 (not found?)

I had not seen your Brother for three weeks before last Sunday the roads and having sprain’d his ancle dancing at a Party the Boys gave at La Ports. He rode here last sunday, if the weather dont prevent him he intends his next visit to Mounticello I flatter’d my self with the hope of seeing...

David M. Randolph (1798–1825) to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Mar. 1820

’Tis now about 4 weeks since I received the pamphlets which you were so good as to send me, which I read with pleasure, long may the sentiments expressed it in continue to animate the bosoms of Americans, the case of the Cadets was exactly that of America before the revolution, their grievances...

David M. Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Mar. 1820

’Tis now about 4 weeks since I received the pamphlets which you were so good as to send me, which I read with pleasure, long may the sentiments expressed it in continue to animate the bosoms of Americans, the case of the Cadets was exactly that of America before the revolution, their grievances...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Mar. 1820

La Lenteur que j’ai mise, L’année dre a Vous envoyer Vos fonds a dû vous faire Soupçoner que j’étais comme tant d’autres dans une disette d’Espèces qui, ici comme ailleurs, ne Se fait malheureusement que trop Sentir. le produit, de nos récoltes quoiqu’abondantes, nous Laisse à peine de quoi...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 24 Mar. 1820

La Lenteur que j’ai mise, L’année dre a Vous envoyer Vos fonds a dû vous faire Soupçoner que j’étais comme tant d’autres dans une disette d’Espèces qui, ici comme ailleurs, ne Se fait malheureusement que trop Sentir. le produit, de nos récoltes quoiqu’abondantes, nous Laisse à peine de quoi...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 28 Mar. 1820

It is hardly worth the expence of Postage that you pay for my letters, but it is some satisfaction when I dont receive letters from my friends to write to them; I dont mean to complain of your not writing, tho it is six weeks and upwards since the date of your last, as your Brother, in a note...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 28 Mar. 1820

It is hardly worth the expence of Postage that you pay for my letters, but it is some satisfaction when I dont receive letters from my friends to write to them; I dont mean to complain of your not writing, tho it is six weeks and upwards since the date of your last, as your Brother, in a note...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 14 Apr. 1820

I am in doubt whether or not I answer’d your last letter, but be assured that I feel sensible of your kindness, & that I duly appreciate the motives which induce you to remain although I am so much the loser by the act itself: for I hold your improvement and advancement as the first...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 14 Apr. 1820

I am in doubt whether or not I answer’d your last letter, but be assured that I feel sensible of your kindness, & that I duly appreciate the motives which induce you to remain although I am so much the loser by the act itself: for I hold your improvement and advancement as the first...

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...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 May 1820

You have the boldness to say that I am in your debt to a considerable amount of epistolary specie, whereas, I am well convinced, if all accounts were settled between us, the balance would be in my favour. no doubt you find it some what more irksome to write a letter than to read one, and for that...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 15 June 1820

Your favor of the 3d reached me last evening I have heard nothing of those articles that you were so kind as to order to be sent to me, perhaps there might not have been an opportunity to send them, there seems a difficulty attending geting any thing from Richmond Mr James wrote Your Brother that...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 6 July 1820

the examination is over, & was as you may suppose, neither splendid nor brilliant, yet mr Stack seems determined to put it in the papers, but I hope he will confine himself to the central gazette, whose the circulation of which is limited to a very narrow compass, & perhaps, will never...

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...

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...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 3 Aug. 1820

I am in a greater dilemma than ever, & the difficulty of choice has increased instead of having diminished. Mr Stack wrote to Mr Patterson one of the professors at in the University of Pensylvania, requesting to know whether I could enter the Junior class (the second) at the same time giving...

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...

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...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 11 Nov. 1820

My mind is made up at last, & I have resolved on going to Columbia Philadelphia in preference to Columbia. F. Eppes wrote me immediately after his arrival there and from the tenor of his letter I formed no very high opinion of the place. one circumstance alone is enough to deter me, it is...

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...