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Thomas Mann Randolph to Thomas Mann Randolph (1741–1793), Oct. 1790

Immediately on receiving your letter I sent my servant back to Monticello for the Memo of the agreement between you & Mr Jefferson, which I had left not thinking I shd want it. The journey cannot be performed in less than 4 days & at the expiration of that time it shall be returned to you...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 21 Mar. 1791

You cannot imagine my dear Mrs Randolph, how happy I was to hear from you, particularly as it was so long since I had written, that I began to fear you had either you had either never received my letter, or that you had quite forgot me; for though I was very glad to hear you were so happily...

Thomas Mann Randolph (1741–93) to Thomas Mann Randolph, 26 Feb 1792

Ben Hughes, I suppose, will write to you by this Opportunity, giving an Acct of your Affairs at Varina, which are distressing as to the Crop, and Stock—not Corn enough for the Use of the Farm, 700 bushels of Wheat not Merchantable & refused by Boyd & Ker, but they have, by my Advice...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Thomas Mann Randolph, 17 Jan 1793

I find that the payments I have made to you will just about discharge my debt to you on open account and therefore propose that they should be applied to liquidate this instead of being against my first bond. I send you a copy of the account as complete as I can draw it before I see Mr Hughes,...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Joseph Watkins, 1 Feb. 1796

By the breaking of my carriage the first half mile of the journey I am baulked in my intention of being at Dover today. Counting with great certainty upon being there I have not given any orders to D. Nowling about hiring negroes for my Brother John. I wish little Joe and Abraham to be hired for...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Joseph Watkins, 31 Mar. 1797

I am going up to Richmond tomorrow with my children to be inoculated. I shall take lodgings somewhere and stay with them myself till they are safe through as Mrs Randolph cannot be with them on account of the age of the youngest, being just about teething. If Mrs Watkins & yourself will...

Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 31 Oct. 1798

après huit ans de Silence je recois donc enfin de Tes nouvelles Chere Jefferson tu ne Sauras jamais Le plaisir que j’ai Eprouvée En recevant La Lettre de Bruny qui Me parloit de toi, Et je ne sais trop même si je devrois te L’avouer Car Ces 8 années de silence Me pésent toujours sur Le Cœur....

Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 20 Dec. 1798

Depuis Ma premiere Lettre partie Ma Chere j’ai rencontré Mr Skipwith ton parent qui m’a promis de faire passer Mes Lettres Et surtout de Me faire passer tes reponces. tu n’auras donc plus d’Excuse Ma Chere ainsi j’espere que j’aurai une réponce de toi avant peu—Lorsque je sus que Mr Skipwith non...

Maria Jefferson Eppes to John Wayles Eppes, 25 Nov. [1802]

I have only time to write a line to you My dearest husband, the incessant round of company we are in scarcely allowing time to dress to recieve them. I am at this moment writing whilst waiting for a gown to be smooth’d, tho the drawing room is full of ladys. your dear son bore the journey tho a...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Peter Carr, 24 Dec. 1802

As I could not be with you to read to you what I had written I leave it for you. My conversation with gentlemen here has made me think lighter of those infamous stories than I did: therefore I have not sent it to the Gazette as I intended: it being necessary to put my name to a paragraph such as...

Maria Jefferson Eppes to John Wayles Eppes, 10 Dec. [1803]

I was so hurried in writing my last to you My best beloved husband that I did not even think of asking you to let me know if the pain in your tooth had been effectually relieved by craming you suffer’d so much with it at Monticello that I have thought a great deal of it since & tho much...

Maria Jefferson Eppes to John Wayles Eppes, 21 Jan. [1804]

I had a letter last week from your dear Mother & from one from brother Jerman acquainting me with the birth of another Grandson & Bollings good health & in the first a request from your father to procure him some Umbrella trees, I shall be very much obliged to you if you will answer...

Will of Randolph Jefferson, 28 May 1808

I Randolph Jefferson of Buckingham county in virginia being in sound health, do make the following testamentary disposition of my estate.— I Give all the negroes which I shall own at the time of my death to be equally divided between my five sons Thomas, Robert Lewis, Field, Randolph & ...

Elizabeth Trist to Mary House Gilmer, 1 Sept. 1808

I have been with Mrs Monroe and Eliza ten days Harriet is with Mrs Divers unless she has is at Ridgway with Lucy as she meditated a visit there in a few days when I parted with her 12 days since, hearing that Lucy was at Farmington I summon’d up resolution to ride there on Horse back but...

Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 4 Oct. 1809

Je ne pourrai jamais te peindre Mon Etonnement Chere Jeff En recevant En recevant il y a deux Mois ta Lettre du mois de Mars dernier. Ladresse que tu avois mise hotel De Noailles, que j’ai quitté il y a Dix ans, La datte qui d’abord étoit de 1800, tout Me faisoit Croire que c’étoit un rêve et je...

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...

Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 6 Feb. 1810

Je ne t’Ecrirai qu’un mot aujourd’huy Chere Jeff. n’ayant pas un instant à moi. j’ai des affaires par dessus La tête Si bien que si Ce n’étoit pour récompencer La peine que Mr Short s’est donnée de venir Me demander une Lettre pour toi je ne t’aurais pas Ecrit du tout. Je n’avois jamais rencontré...

Thomas Mann Randolph to Joseph C. Cabell, 23 Mar. 1810

Your letter of yesterday making known your willingness to present yourself as a Candidate for the Senate immediately gives me great satisfaction. I am in the first place gratified in a public matter of very great importance; for most certainly I should without hezitation if the election rested on...

Martha Jefferson Randolph to Elizabeth Trist, 12 Nov. 1811

I am truly obliged to you my Dear Friend for having written to me with out waiting for my answers in truth it is impossible for me to be regular in my correspondance with any one. I am at this moment writing in the room with 4 of the children chattering around me, and it is always the case more...

Reuben Lindsay and others to Thomas Mann Randolph and others, 14 Sept. 1812

We the undersigned, appointed a committee by a meeting at Lindsays store, on Saturday the 12th Instant, and authorised to solicit the cooperation of Committees in other parts of the County, to receive such contributions as the Patriotism and Generosity of the Citizens of our County may suggest,...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 30 Mar. [1814]

A slight indisposition which serves as an excuse for me to withdraw from the hurry and bustle in which I live, for the short space of a few hours, gives me an opportunity to write to you; the dinner bell is ringing but I have obtained leave to dine in my own room, and the time which would...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 24 Apr. 1814

After a fortnights silence my dear mother I have taken up my pen to address you & my letter go by the very stage in which I expected to have gone up myself; I am beginning to get weary of Richmond, or rather of the dissipated life I lead at present, I have never a moment to employ in ...