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Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Martha Jefferson Randolph, [ca. 30 Nov. 1809]

I have waited with impatience for nearly two a month expecting to hear from some one of the family (yourself excepted) respecting my final arrangement for the winter; The house is very much crowded at present, but we experience no inconvenience from it, having a room in another, house I never see...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 4 Feb. 1815

Jane has consented to appoint the last of this month as the day on which she will confer on me, that inestimable boon, her hand; if I should be so fortunate as to find it meet with your approbation. If it should, I most anxiously hope that your public duties may permit you to complete my...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 10 July 1815

Upon my arrival here I found my affairs so deranged in consequence of my not coming up on saturday that It will be necessary for me to return by the head of Rock fish, a neighbor which abounds in distilleries and whiskey drinkers, Nogs & tories. this will place Charlottesville, almost...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 23 July 1817

I have this day drawn on you for seven hundred dollars payable to Benjn Perkins or order as a part of a draught which I hold drawn on you by Alexander Garrett for $1200 payable on the first of August 1817. as the first payment for a parcel of negroes which I bought in payments of f one fourth...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 30 July 1818

I have been so cruelly afflicted with a pain in my face all this week and am so much enfeebled by loss of sleep that I cannot ride as far as Warren for a week to come I have not been confined to the house any day yet all day but when I have been out I have been obliged to skulk from shade to...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph’s Promissory Note to Edmund Bacon, 8 Nov. 1818

$900 On or before the first day of October eighteen hundred and nineteen I promise to pay Edmund Bacon his heirs executors administrator or assigns the sum of—nine—hundred dollars with legal interest from the first twelfth day of october 1818. to the true payment of which I bind myself my...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to John H. Cocke, 15 July 1819

Jesse arrived here with my mare, and my fathers in much better order than you will find yours I am afraid and a far better chance for colts. only one of yours has been to the horse at all (the old mare) and she only once they were regular sent upon the sent 9th & 10th days but owing to the...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 15 Jan. 1820

Phil goes up to morrow on some business of the Coll and I can not miss the opportunity of writing since you complain in your letters to the girls that I have not written. to when you wrote you had not recieved the letter I wrote by Wilson. I returned last night from Wmsburg and am mortified to...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 15 Jan. 1820

Phil goes up to morrow on some business of the Coll and I can not miss the opportunity of writing since you complain in your letters to the girls that I have not written. to when you wrote you had not recieved the letter I wrote by Wilson. I returned last night from Wmsburg and am mortified to...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph: Bond Payable to Opie Norris, 5 Mar. 1824

On demand, for value received, I, Thomas J Randolph of Albemarle county, promise to pay to Opie Norris, Admr. of John C. Ragland, decd. his heirs or assigns, the sum of twenty seven Dollars and fifty cents, current money of Virginia, with legal interest thereon from the 21st day of February 1824...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Dabney S. Carr, 10 May 1825

The mahogany plank arrived at Norfolk where it was carefully transferred across the deck of the steamboat for Richmond and deposited on the wharf where it was on the last accounts. Now therefore with a full knowledge of the premises will you see the captain of this boat as aforesaid and desire...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 17 Feb. 1826

I h write under the hope that you will see me before you recieve my letter. The noblest enthusiasm has arisen upon the subject of my dear grandfather application. the question will be carried beyond all doubt by a large majority and a proposition will be made to pay his debts in lieu of a lottery...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 14 Apr. 1826

I can scarcely believe my senses when I recollect that I am 750 miles from all that is dear to me and yet the facilities of travelling by steam are so great that one passes two three hundred miles with as much facility as we do in Virginia 50 or 60. we left N. York 3, o clock Tuesday evening &...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 25 Apr. 1826

I am once more so far on my way back to my own dear home; rendered dear to my me by my dearest wife & our little ones. When I shall fairly get under way for home them, as yet I know not: the tickets are nearly all ready we shall come out with the prospectus next week and tickets offered at...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 3 May 1826

I am at last in the beautifull city of Philidelphia, certainly the first in the union for beauty and cleanliness & comfort. its fine broad streets, wide smooth & and nice foot ways, so clean that I felt ashamed to spit tobacco juice upon them, (always spitting in the gutter). I arrived...

Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, [2 July 1826]

After passing a very good night; this morning my dear grandfather began to give unequivocal indication of approaching dissolution. he sank rapidly for some time and is has since remaining remained stationary bearly sensible, occasionally, we look from hour to hour to a close to the scene.My...

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