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Ann D. Wallach to Elizabeth Trist, 14 Apr. 1814

For three weeks past, I have said. well: to day I will write and inform Aunt Trist of my marriage but something constantly occurred to prevent me. I hope you have not lost all interest in me, tho, I have (apparently) been so remiss in not writing to you before I became the dignified character now...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 24 Apr. 1814

After a fortnights silence my dear mother I have taken up my pen to address you & my letter go by the very stage in which I expected to have gone up myself; I am beginning to get weary of Richmond, or rather of the dissipated life I lead at present, I have never a moment to employ in ...

Francis Eppes to Martha B. Eppes, 28 July 1814

I am extremely uneasy at not hearing from you & Papa for this great length of time I hope that you have not entirely forgot me time seems to pass of so slow that I have got quite tired evry mail I expect a letter and go over to New London but return quite Disapointed I would give any thing I...

Elizabeth Trist to Catharine Wistar Bache, 22 Aug. 1814

Your very acceptable favor of the 9th of July did not reach me till last week its detention I presume has been occasiond by the great freshes which have impeded the transportation of the mails, we have had a very wet and I think a very unpleasant summer at least it has proved so to me, without...

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...

William A. Burwell to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 21 Sept. 1814

It was my intention to have calld at Warren but the unexpected call of C. & the necessity of visiting Bal previous to the meeting renderd it impossible—the Pt’s message which I have forwarded will give you all the information of a public nature, I can not add much to it— I have never...

John Wayles Eppes to Francis Eppes, 30 Sept. 1814

I have received your two letters & am very glad to hear you are well— I have purchased for you a two bladed knife as you desired and will forward it by Tom—The city of Washington looks very gloomy—The Presidents house and the capital were burnt—The offices of war and of the Treasury together...

John Wayles Eppes to Francis Eppes, 26 Oct. 1814

I am sorry to hear from your Mama that you have been sick—I feel pleasure however from learning that you have again recovered— I propose returning home at christmas—If nothing happens to prevent it my coming home I will inclose you money in time to meet me there—I shall probably be at home five...

Mary J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), [ca. 30 Oct. 1814]

as I promised to write to you first I am not surprised at your silence. I have planted all of the flower roots that you left with me & mama has given me several others of diferent kinds for you. I have learnt the multiplication table at last & done a few sums besides. little tim has got...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 14 Nov. 1814

You were right in suposing My Dear Virginia That we would have written sooner but for want of your address. the moment we recieved it Mary wrote to you. I was very sick after you left us, the walk I believe was the cause of it, for I was taken with a violent fever and headach that night which...

Mary J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), [after 2 Nov. 1814]

I was very much disappointed at not receiving a letter from you by Brother Charles as I expected you would write. your little maid was born the 2nd of november I wish you would write us word what you want her named & I will try & persuade Betsey to let us name it I have read the little...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 7 Nov. 1814

I have been waiting for brother Charleses return all along to write to you, and had just determined to write by the post when he arrived, he is going to set of tomorrow and I have not time to write to Sister Ann by him, & besides that I wrote to her the other day. Papa has not returned yet...

Hore Browse Trist to Elizabeth Trist, 20 Nov. 1814

I have the pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of yours of last month (which was forwarded me from new Orleans) and that Mother presented us with a brother last thursday who is the image of his father. though Nicholas went immediately for the doctor who resides 10 miles from here and rode as fast...

John Wayles Eppes to Alexander J. Dallas, 26 Nov. 1814

Your letter to the chairman of the committee on the Bank question this morning has greatly mortified and astonished your friends—For myself I do assure you that nothing has occurred since my being in public life which has excited in my bosom such a sentiment of Despair—You have blasted our hopes...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 29 Nov. 1814

I will write you a few lines My Dear Virginia allthough I am in a great hurry. yet shall it never be said that I neglected you so much as to let so direct an opportunity pass with out some token of remembrance. I send you by Nancy some fur which perhaps you may be able to make some use of, though...

John Wayles Eppes to Alexander J. Dallas, 30 Nov. 1814

Your letter of the 25th was received late last Evening—The one I addressed to you was written under the impulse of feelings produced at the moment your communication was read—I viewed with apprehension and dread what appeared to me an official declaration that “public credit no longer existed”—...

Elizabeth Trist to Catharine Wistar Bache, 21 Dec. 1814

Altho we have not quite accomplish’d our half yearly occupation of cloathing the Negroes, from a wound in my thumb I am exempted from duty for the present, as I can not be altogether without employment my inclination urges me to chat a little with my dear and much esteem’d friend Mrs Bache who...

Will of Peter Carr, 14 Jan. 1815

(copy) In the name of God—Amen. I Peter Carr of Albemarle do make this last will in manner and form following 1st It is my desire that all my debts be paid with all convenient expedition: This as to my debts generally: with respect to those two, due to my Sister Cary, and sister Mary, it is...

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...