Mary Trist Jones Tournillon to Nicholas P. Trist

Dear Nicholas

I sent yesterday by Madam Meriams boat directed to Mr Duheys, a Trunk containing some latin books, and a pair of pantaloons, two pair of Socks, and two Cravats, not as large as your measure but it was the only peice of muslin I had, when that arrives which Mrs Livingston purchased I will send you some others; I wish you would mention to her that I have not received those things, as I do not wish to make them the subject of another letter particularly as I have not yet had an answer to my last; you expressed a wish for some cherry bounce to give Mr Livingston I sent you six bottles by the same opportunity. you must be in want of a pair of pantaloons and a vest, [. . .] bespeak them from whatever taylor you prefer let me know the amount of the bill and your Father will send you the money; make choice also of a Shoemaker when you want shoes. I need not say how anxious I am to recieve an answer to the letter I wrote you two mails since. I am confident you had [. . .] it did not reach you or I shou[ld] have had one by the last post. Adieu my dear Child.

M. T.

Pray let me know whether Mr Livingston has received the dividend from Greaves Estate

M. T.
RC (NcU: NPT); endorsed by Trist: “My Mother Dec. 15. 1815.”
Mary Trist Jones Tournillon
Date Range
December 5, 1815