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Mary J. Randolph to Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge, 25 Jan. 1827

it is so long since I have written to you dearest sister, that I will not wait till the beginning of another week, our usual time for writing, though I have nothing particularly interesting to tell you, Nicholas and the girls having already given you all the details relative to the sale, that we...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 5 Feb. 1827

I wrote to Cornelia out of turn dear Jane because it was a letter of business in which she was so much more concerned that you could possibly be, that not to treat You as Mary did Ellen, and merely make you the Organ of a business in transactions in which you have not concern but through your...

Virginia J. Randolph Trist to Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge, 11 Feb. 1827

I received your last letter some time ago my dearest sister, but as my turn to write to Boston comes only once in three weeks and I make it a rule to address every other letter to mama whether I am in her debt or not, I could not sooner thank you for it. indeed it appears to me of very little...

Mary J. Randolph to Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge, 18 Mar. 1827

I am as much obliged to you for your letter dearest sister, as if you had written earlier or oftener, and as long as I continue to hear regular news of you through mama, though I cannot deny the pleasure it gives me to receive letters written in your own hand and addressed to myself, I will make...

Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge to Virginia J. Randolph Trist, 20 Mar. 1827

Four weeks have nearly elapsed since I received my dear Virginia’s letter which I meant to have answered sooner, but have had not a moment’s leisure. (as usual.) for my life is a very troublesome one & my time so frittered away in little occupations & interruptions that I have scarce a...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge, 22 Apr. 1827

I have been just a fortnight at this place my dear Sister, during which I have received one letter from Tufton but though the girls promised faithfully to forward all your letters and mama’s to me during my absence, it is now nearly four weeks since I have had a word of intelligence from you in...

Cornelia J. Randolph to Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge, 18 May 1827

I have found it absolutely impossible to write before this, dear sister, we have been so busy lately, to day we have come up to have the bedding sunned & house aired &c &, & I will try to accomplish getting a letter finished in the odd times while I am hear here, though I do not...

Mary J. Randolph to Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge, 11 June 1827

your letter arrived my dear Sister just as I was preparing to spend this evening in writing to you and in addition to the pleasure of hearing from you again after so long a silence, ( & even mama has neglected us of late) I am rejoiced to have an opportunity of answering it immediately...