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Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 29 May 1822

Oh my beloved Friends what a Misfortune has come upon us, unexpected unlook’d for, if I cou’d have been taken from the world in her stead how freely wou’d I have resign’d my useless existance, but God knows best and we must endeavour to submit to his will, tis some consolation that her sufferings...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 19 Aug. 1822

Your Brothers long expected letter of July 24th I recd the 14th instant, it gives me pain to hear that you have had an attack of fever God grant that you may have better health in future and that your Brother may enjoy the blessing of health which I fear will not be the case if he removes to the...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 2 Oct. 1822

I am surprised that you do not Receive my letters in due time, for those your Brother and self write me, are seldom more than 21 days before they reach me and a free communication with your self and Brother is the greatest happiness that I at present enjoy, I am sorry to hear that you have been...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 2 Oct. 1822

I am surprised that you do not Receive my letters in due time, for those your Brother and self write me, are seldom more than 21 days before they reach me and a free communication with your self and Brother is the greatest happiness that I at present enjoy, I am sorry to hear that you have been...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 28 Nov. 1822

I received your welcome favor of the 21st October last Evening I had been expecting Brother a letter from your Brother not having had that pleasure for some time but he seems not to have that feeling towards me that wou’d excite much sensibility or he wou’d delight in giving pleasure to his poor...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 23 Dec. 1822

Yours of the 21st of October reached me on the 27th Nov and was gratefully received, to hear of your being restored to health gave me pleasure tho unnable to enjoy any thing from a want of that blessing which has been denied me the last three weeks, indeed I am still a sufferer but not in so...

Elizabeth Trist to Nicholas P. Trist, 21 Jan. 1823

I feel a degree of uneasiness not hearing from you since the 21st of October and had I not received a letter from my Darling Browse dated 21st Dec in which he mentions that Mr Tournillon and your self had been to New Orleans on business, the information created a good deal of uneasiness in my...

Elizabeth Trist to Mary House Gilmer, 30 Jan. [1824]

I am induced to trouble you a gain with my scrawl from hearing Mrs Randolph speak of the good effect she experienced from taking charcoal when her stomach was affected by acidity I beg’d her to write the receipt which she has just brought me, I shou’d have been very unhappy had I known your...

Elizabeth Trist to Hore Browse Trist, 16 Oct. 1824

My very dear Grand Son your letter of the 18th of last month I received with heart felt pleasure, last evening, tho its contents was not alltogether calculated to increase my happiness it relieved my mind from apprehensions for your safty having heard of the fever that raged in orleans and that...