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Martha B. Baker to Martha B. Eppes, 30 Mar. [1820?]

I have anxiously look’d out for a letter from you or from some of my friends at Mill Brook, this is the second to you & no answer, your situation I have attributed my not hearing from you to & be assured make every excuse I can, before I allow myself to suppose my being...

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...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 14 Apr. 1820

I am in doubt whether or not I answer’d your last letter, but be assured that I feel sensible of your kindness, & that I duly appreciate the motives which induce you to remain although I am so much the loser by the act itself: for I hold your improvement and advancement as the first...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 14 Apr. 1820

I am in doubt whether or not I answer’d your last letter, but be assured that I feel sensible of your kindness, & that I duly appreciate the motives which induce you to remain although I am so much the loser by the act itself: for I hold your improvement and advancement as the first...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 20 Apr. 1820

I received a polite and affectionate letter from Lewis Livingston announcing his intention of visiting New York and appearing to be the bearer of any thing I wish to send you, I have asked him to take charge of the triplicate of that bill for one hundred and fifty dollars if mr Duhey? has not...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 20 Apr. 1820

I received a polite and affectionate letter from Lewis Livingston announcing his intention of visiting New York and appearing to be the bearer of any thing I wish to send you, I have asked him to take charge of the triplicate of that bill for one hundred and fifty dollars if mr Duhey? has not...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 18 May 1820

I have been in Richmond a week to day my dear Mother, and two posts have past without my hearing from home. Elizabeth and Virginia received letters to day from Harriet, but she says nothing of the Monticello family, & I wh I am beginning to be very anxious to hear from you all. Aunt Hackley...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 18 May 1820

I have been in Richmond a week to day my dear Mother, and two posts have past without my hearing from home. Elizabeth and Virginia received letters to day from Harriet, but she says nothing of the Monticello family, & I wh I am beginning to be very anxious to hear from you all. Aunt Hackley...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 19 May 1820

I reciev’d your letters yesterday My Dear Virginia while writhing under one of those infernal pains, & with the horrors of being oblig’d to sleep that night in a room full of girls, for Mrs Carr & her daughters were expected last evening on their arrival from Baltimore; she is to spend...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Virginia J. Randolph (Trist), 19 May 1820

I reciev’d your letters yesterday My Dear Virginia while writhing under one of those infernal pains, & with the horrors of being oblig’d to sleep that night in a room full of girls, for Mrs Carr & her daughters were expected last evening on their arrival from Baltimore; she is to spend...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 May 1820

You have the boldness to say that I am in your debt to a considerable amount of epistolary specie, whereas, I am well convinced, if all accounts were settled between us, the balance would be in my favour. no doubt you find it some what more irksome to write a letter than to read one, and for that...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 30 May 1820

You have the boldness to say that I am in your debt to a considerable amount of epistolary specie, whereas, I am well convinced, if all accounts were settled between us, the balance would be in my favour. no doubt you find it some what more irksome to write a letter than to read one, and for that...

Sarah E. Nicholas to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, [ca. 5 June 1820]

This is the fourth day that we have been expecting the carriage and it has not yet arrived nor have we heard from you by post, and, although the delay has been a very seasonable one, as I will convince you presently, still we cannot help feeling a little uneasy at your misterious silence; we...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Nicholas P. Trist, 5 June 1820

Your very acceptable favor of the 2d ult. has lain long unanswered from many causes, which I omitt to enumerate from my confidence in the stability of your friendly sentiments, and the consciousness of a permanent reciprocation of them in myself. General Lallemands proposals to publish his...

Martha B. Baker to Martha B. Eppes, 7 June [1820?]

You know not, how your letter has revived my spirits, every allowance is made by me, & am charitable in all I think, about you, for never have I seased to love & think of you, and as I knew full well your sufferings I have never blamed you for not writing, tho felt sorry I did not hear...

Martha B. Baker to Martha B. Eppes, 7 June [1820?]

We arrived here on thursday, & but for the horses giving fairly out, should have seen you with Mr Baker—my disappointment is very great, but will as soon as my horses recover visit you—You know not how much I think of you—& none of your friends feels your situation more than I do—Through...

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...

Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist, 27 June 1820

Your Father has this moment received the enclosed letter from Messrs Mackie Milne and Co your grandmother wrote to you last Sunday informing you of Your Fathers illness, since then he has recovered rapidly; Have you seen Lewis Livingston until this letter arrived I thought he had taken it with...

Lewis Livingston to Nicholas P. Trist, 1 July 1820

I have just received your two letters of the 25 and 28th ulto and I am sorry to find there is so little hope of seeing you in our neighbourood. Since you are so strict a disciplinarian and have put it all upon the score of duty I can not venture to say another word upon the subject but will...

Hore Browse Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 6 July 1820

the examination is over, & was as you may suppose, neither splendid nor brilliant, yet mr Stack seems determined to put it in the papers, but I hope he will confine himself to the central gazette, whose the circulation of which is limited to a very narrow compass, & perhaps, will never...