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Martha Jefferson Randolph to Ann C. Morris, 4 Dec. 1835

I have long been intending to write dear Sister but have been so closely employed as to leave me not a moment. I sincerely regretted seeing so little of you, but Mr Coolidge’s short stay and approaching absence with the task he had so much at heart that I should break up house keeping and live...

Will of Martha Jefferson Randolph, 24 Jan. 1836

I Martha Randolph formerly of Albemarle but now a temporary resident of Boston, being of sound mind, and in my ordinary state of health, make my last will and testament in manner and form as follows I give to my daughters Ellen Cornelia Virginia and Mary & Septimia the debt due me by the...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Benjamin F. Randolph, 27 Jan. [1836]

I have no doubt dear Benjamen but that you have made the best possible arrangements in hiring our servants. I have two objects particularly in view paramount to every other, to ensure their being kindly treated and in families where they would be in the least danger from local situation of being...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Elizabeth Anderson, 4 Apr. 1836

Many thanks Dear Madam for the welcome intelligence of our dear Elisabeth’s safety it is a great relief to me to know that her hour of trial is past, and that she is now enjoying the sweet reward of so much pain and danger. with pleasure I take my place in the...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Ann C. Morris, 5 Apr. 1836

I had been for some time intending to write to you dear Sister when I received your letter. I sympathise deeply and sincerely with you in your late sufferings, but we have both arrived at the winter season of life, with all it’s infirmities, so greatly encreased by the absence of warm weather,...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Ann C. Morris, 17 Aug. 1836

It is a long time dear Sister since a letter passed between us, at whose door the ommission lies I do not know, but certain I am no blame should attach to either, for there never can exist any feelings between us deserving so harsh a feeling. My health which has been very miserable this spring...