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Thomas Mann Randolph to His Daughters, 28 July 1821

The steam Boat goes at 6 oclock tomorrow morning very punctually. I have sent to Varina allready to give notice that we were coming. Phil will attend you with the carriage very early. To arrive in time you must be up by 4. oclock. We will set out for Varina from the steam Boat, on board of which...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Joseph C. Cabell, 31 Jan. 1822

I am glad to have an opportunity of consulting you on the subject of the report to the H. of D. about to be made on the present state of the claims of the Commth on the U. States for War expenditure on their account. Mr Selden the agent has not yet replied to my letter, and I allmost fear it may...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 13 Feb. 1825

The Competitor has arrived in Hampton roads all safe. This intelligence we received here early yesterday morning by the steam Boat from Norfolk, which came up about midnight—on Friday, having landed a passenger with the Professors whom he left well on Board, at City Point, whence he went to...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 Mar. 1825

With your permission I will give you in writing my reply to the objections which you inform me are made to my vote on the James & Shanhawa River and Road Bill in the House of Delegates last session. I have constantly complained, when ever the subject was mentioned, of the inequality of the...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 6 July 1826

I have succeeded in stopping the letter which has thrown Mrs R into such agitation. I send it for your perusal on condition that the Executor be not permitted to read See it, or hear it read.” “as I do not consider myself a member of the family at all, and cannot reside at Monticello again, I do...

Thomas Mann Randolph to David Hosack, 13 Aug. 1826

I return you very sincere assurances of gratefull feeling for your manner of communicating the condolence of the New York Historical Society with the family of Thomas Jefferson upon the event of his death. You will find their answer inclosed. He would probably have lived ten years longer if he...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Mary J. Randolph, 12 Dec. 1826

I thank you for the recent pleasing information from Boston. I am not surprized to hear that you all caught colds upon the transition from such a house as Monticello to that at Tufton. I received the other Albion yesterday & inclose it now. I am hurrying my departure all in my power and begin...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Mary J. Randolph, 12 Dec. 1826

I send you two Albions Nos. 23 & 25: Nov. 18. & Dec. 2d. of that intervening I know nothing. I was quite unwell from a most distressing jaw ache the early part of last week. I had been compelled to extract a very large jaw tooth myself, on acct of toothache, & it unluckily broke &...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 11 Mar. 1828

My circumstances & state of health being afflicted with that Gout, or Rheumatic affection of the stomach which attacked me in August 1826, and state of Mind so influenced by no very pleasing associations with Monticello during the last short interval of my residence there, almost constant...

Thomas Mann Randolph to James Monroe, 1 May 1828

as I never go off of this mountain myself nowadays, since my new abode here, and have no attendant, your truly gratefull and duly honoured favour was very long in geting to my hands. I read your memoir immediately with that...