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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 &...

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...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 23 Oct. 1820

I plead guilty to the charge of laziness which you have been pleased to prefer against me & am now about to atone for it in the manner you wished. I had partly discharged the penance imposed upon me by the decree before it arrived, on a small sheet of paper which I suppose at first excited...

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...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 9 Jan. 1821

After being denied the pleasure of hearing from you for two months I need not assure you that yr favor of the 25th was very acceptable for I began to be very uneasey, for I cou’d not suffer my self to believe that your long silence was altogether caused by indolence or indifference towards my...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas Philip Trist, 26 Jan. 1821

Enfin, mon cher trist, j’ai le plaisir de Vous annoncer, par cette présente, L’envoi De Votre Sabre et De Votre épée, par le navire phoebé ann, ci-Joint Vous En trouverez le Connaissement: comme La Caisse qui renferme ces objets a été Sujette depuis Son départ De France à plusieurs inconvénients;...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 9 Feb. 1821

Your letter of the 25th Jany reach’d me on the 7th I had been expecting to hear from you and began to be anxious, not because I did not get a letter as soon as I wish’d but the severity of the winter made me fear for your health in that bleak Northerly situation where exposures are apt to create...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas Philip Trist, 28 Feb. 1821

After experiencing great anxiety about you and Browse we were made happy last week by receiving four letters, one from your Brother of the 6th of January, and three from you, dated the 24th and 28 of December, and the 12th of January. Yours were some what in a mutilated state, however we made out...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas Philip Trist, 28 Feb. 1821

After experiencing great anxiety about you and Browse we were made happy last week by receiving four letters, one from your Brother of the 6th of January, and three from you, dated the 24th and 28 of December, and the 12th of January. Yours were some what in a mutilated state, however we made out...

Elizabeth House Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 18 Apr. 1821

It is some relief to an aaxanxious mind to disclose its purterbations, at least I find it so, not having Received a line from you for two months and your health not being established, creates uneasiness I look for a letter from your self and Brother every month Browse has been unusually attentive...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas Philip Trist, 22 Apr. 1821

Your Father intends writing as soon as he knows that mr Nott has received two hundred dollars which he sent him to be remitted to you, but I am so unhappy about Browse whose last letter was dated the 2d of February that I cannot resist expressing my anxiety to you In your last you observed he did...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas Philip Trist, 23 Apr. 1821

I received a letter from mother the other day wherein she expressed the same opinion, thinking it would be more preferable to go with you to Virginia, than to spend the sultry season opposite West Point; and she seems moreover suspicious that I do not keep my sensual desires within bounds; she...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas Philip Trist, 30 Apr. 1821

As I will not be able at any rate to leave this in this in less than two weeks if then, because I have promised Mrs Thompson to pay her a visit at Mt Holly in Jersey, which however will be accomplished in a few days (but I cannot get ready before that time) I want to know what the travelling...

Etienne St. Julien de Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 8 May 1821

âprès un Silence de Deux mois nous Venons Enfin D’avoir une Lettre De Browse, elle n’a pas peu contribué à mettre votre maman dans Son assiète naturelle Surtout d’âprès les nouvelles de L’indisposition de Votre frère pour lequel elle était dans une inquiétude mortelle; mais Enfin tout s’est...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 10 May 1821

I wou’d not trouble you So soon again but when your letter was handed to me last evening in Company of one from your Dear Mother of the 14th of April and another of the 6th instant from Mary Randolph and with pleasure I inform you that all our friends were well your Mother...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 13 May 1821

Your last letter was dated the 28th of February, only that I console myself with the belief that your letters are detained (for it is a month since a northern mail has arrived at Donaldsonville) I would be truly unhappy as your general habits of attention secure you from a suspicion of negligence...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 25 May 1821

By the time you receive this my Beloved Grand son you will have got through your examination and I hope with honour, for nothing is so grateful to my heart as to hear your self and Brother extold for your for your good conduct and attention to your Studies, I receivd a letter from him dated the...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 7 June 1821

I did not, when I wrote my last letter expect to trouble you again till after I had the pleasure to embrace you, but not knowing how long you may be detain’d at the point before the examination is over and in expectation that Browse has left Phila’d...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas Philip Trist, 27 July 1821

Every thing that contributes to your happiness must affect mine sensibly, & I feel very much gratified that you have succeeded on a point which you deemed almost essential to your future welfare. when I read your letter, I was from various causes thrown into a kind of melancholy reverie, in...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 27 July 1821

I am sorry to be unable to execute your commission to buy Coke & Jacobs in this place. you will find the money inclosed, viz two XX $. Bills of the U.S. Bank. allso your Memorandum with a note of Mr Gilmer at the foot of it. I had been to Fitzwhylsons, Cottons, and Johnson and Warners before...