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Will of Peter Carr, 14 Jan. 1815

(copy) In the name of God—Amen. I Peter Carr of Albemarle do make this last will in manner and form following 1st It is my desire that all my debts be paid with all convenient expedition: This as to my debts generally: with respect to those two, due to my Sister Cary, and sister Mary, it is...

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...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 5 Jan. 1816

Phill is just leaving town my dearest Mother and I detain him a few moments untill I can write f a few lines to let you know that we arrived safe last evening. the first days journey was a very disagreable one, the roads rough and the carriage a very uneasy, one at Goochland Court, house where we...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 22 Jan. 1816

I arrived here yesterday morning after a most disagreable & fatiguing journey. We left Richmond friday morning at four o clock, and reached Fredericksburg at eleven o clock at night, having travelled sixteen miles after dark, the roads dreadfull. the second day’s journey was only fifty miles...

Edward Govan to Dabney C. Terrell, 4 Feb. 1816

Your letter came safely to hand I have paid all your debdts as far as the money wil go Dr Foulk and Sam brought in larger bills than I expected. Machir has not the money he owes you but he will get it soone. that will pay all but the 5 for the diploma. I will get the diploma and Machir will take...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 7 Feb. [1816?]

You will percieve my dear mother that the enclosed letters were written, to send by Mr Carr; he has been leaving Washington every day for more than a week and I was so foolish as to keep my letters for him instead of sending them by the post. I am afraid not hearing from me for such a length of...

Dabney C. Terrell to Martha J. Terrell, 1 Mar. 1816

I received your most affectionate letter a few day before I left Baltimore and should have answered it immediately, but as I had writen to Aunt Carr a few days before I thought it would be better to write to you from the Capes. We left Baltimore 5 days ago and on account of adverse winds have...

Wilson Cary Nicholas to Thomas Jefferson Randolph, 24 Mar. 1816

For the first week after the Birth of your daughter Jane was uncommonly well, she then had a fever for twenty four hours, after which it left her—& she has been since threatened with sore breasts. This evening the Doctor says she has a smart fever & thinks she has caught some cold. She...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Thomas Mann Randolph, 26 Mar. 1816

I have followed your directions in executing the commission with which you entrusted me. the notes are enclosed to Mama under cover to Grandpapa by this mail. they are of the Columbia bank, I could not get Baltimore notes without paying a premium for them. Mr Gales’s & Mr Milligan’s accounts...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, [Apr. 1816]

I cannot help feeling very uneasy at not hearing from you my dearest Mother. I have recieved but one letter from home since I left Washington and that was written by Virginia before you knew of my intention to visit Philadelphia. I am as you may suppose delighted with this city. I have recieved...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, [Apr. 1816]

I cannot express to you my dearest Mother the delight your letter gave me. I had not heard from you for such a length of time that my spirits were beginning to fail and I was preparing with a heavy heart for a splendid party at Mr Lisle’s to night when your welcome packet arrived and dissipated...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 6 Apr. [1816]

I arrived here the day before yesterday after a pleasant journey in the steam boat and met with a most hospitable reception from Mr & Mrs Bache. as I have not time to put you “au fait des choses” I will merely tell you that Mrs Bache is a charming woman and that I have met with the most...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 1 May [1816]

I am so far on my return home and most sincerely do I wish that it were in my power to go directly on; but alas! I am a woman and must have a protector; if my brother will come for me I am whilling and anxious to be at Monticello before the Season be far advanced. when I arrived here I found my...

Ellen W. Randolph (Coolidge) to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 12 May 1816

I wrote to you ten days ago my dearest Mother to tell you how anxious I was to return to you again—this fine month is wearing away in the smoke and dust of the city and in spite of the kind attentions of Mr & Mrs Smith my time passes heavily—I am always counting the months which have elapsed...

Margaret Smith Nicholas to Jane H. Nicholas Randolph, 25 July 1816

Well my dear Jane, here we are all once more; I arrived in Richmond on the 10th Int not very well, and excessively fatiguid, We determin’d as we were all complaining a little, that it wou’d be best, or safest, to set off immediately for Warren, We arriv’d on Saturday, quite happy, and very much...