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Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 2 Jan. 1820

I cannot resit the impulse of my heart to address you on the entrance of another year which I sincerely hope will be replete with happiness to you your Brother has gone to spend his vacation with Francis Epps 50 miles from here fortunately they had pleasant weather to travil Mr Epps was so kind...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 Jan. 1820

I avail my self of the space left in your Brothers letter to acknowledge your favor of the 12th Jany, I left Mr Minors on the 23d. it had not begun to snow altho it threatend untill about noon just as the carriage arrived and Mr J Fry from Kentucky at whoes House your Father staid, on ( ...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 Jan. 1820

I avail my self of the space left in your Brothers letter to acknowledge your favor of the 12th Jany, I left Mr Minors on the 23d. it had not begun to snow altho it threatend untill about noon just as the carriage arrived and Mr J Fry from Kentucky at whoes House your Father staid, on ( ...

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...

Elizabeth Trist to Mary House Gilmer, 15 Mar. 1820

It is time that I shou’d receive a letter from Bedford your last was dated the 9th of Feby and I always look for one every month. I presume that Peachey is engaged in the Quarterly Counts about this time and has to encounter bad weather if he gets paid require but to the risk of bad health and...

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 William W. Gilmer, 4 Apr. 1820

Your Cousin Browse came to see me yesterday and inform’d me of the event that your letter announced, I was much surprised not having had a hint that any thing so important was in expectation Aunt Divers...

Elizabeth Trist to Emma Walker Gilmer (Breckinridge), 14 May 1820

I have been expecting to hear from some of the family for the last two weeks for I think I mention’d to you that I shou’d look for a letter from some of you every month and it is near six weeks since I have had a line from Bedford I hope sickness in the family has not been the cause of your...

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...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 4 July 1820

I am on the Wing for the Presidents Mrs Hay came for me yesterday but I was too unwell to accompany her and am far from being well to day Mrs Monroe is very unwell the family here are all, except poor little George in tolarable health tho the Girls often complain Virginia has had a Severe attack...

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...

Elizabeth Trist to Emma Walker Gilmer (Breckinridge), 26 Oct. 1820

I have been at length gratified with, receiving some testimony of your remembrance and also that of your Brothers—for not Receiving a line from any of you for a long time, I concluded that time and absence had erased me from your Remembrance, where there are so many that can scrible I might...

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...

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...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 28 Jan. 1821

Your Brother and Self occupy so constantly my thoughts that if I am more than a month without hearing from you I begin to be uneasy and find solace in writing to you it is perhaps puting you to unnecessary expence and these are hard times and Money scarse but while I have Money on credit I can...

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...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 5 Apr. 1821

For very dear you are to me; so much do you occupy my thoughts, that I can not be happy without I hear from you at least once a month, your last letter was dated the 23d of Feby you then complaind of continuel headackes but attributed it to want of exercise and the weather has not been favorable...

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

It is some relief to an ax anxious 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 establish’d, creates uneasiness I look for a letter from your self and Brother every month Browse has been unusually attentive...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 25 Apr. 1821

I certainly shoud not have written to you at present having so recently address’d you but I am in a delemma about the Book you sent by mail the Postage of which is 26 Dollars. when the servant went to Town after the letters and papers last saturday he mention’d that there was a large Book for me...

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 speaking of you and...

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 tho the weather has been cool enough any where;...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 27 Oct. 1821

Your favor of the 19th came to hand last even accompany’d by one from Mrs Higginbotham another from Mrs Claibourne and one from Mrs Minor and William Gilmer brought me one from Virginia dated 12 Octo and one from Cornelia of the 17th the receipt of so many letters at one time gave me pleasure...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 27 Mar. 1822

I am thus prompt in acknowledging your favor of the 27th Feby with the draft enclosed for 150$ which I did not receive without some painful sensations accompanied with grateful feelings to your dear Mother who has made me feel my dependent situation, less than I otherwise shou’d by her promptness...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 25 Apr. 1822

Your favor of the 28th of March came to hand came to hand on on the 18 April I had just sent of a letter to your Mother which will inform you all that I have to communicate from the quarter you wish most to hear from I have not had a letter from Monticello since 22d March the date of Virginias...