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Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), 21 Dec. 1789

Lundi 21 decembre 1789= je t’ai dit Ma Chere que j’avois fait deux Conquêtes L’autre jour, je n’avois parlé qu’a une et de choses fort indifferentes, Lançon vient de M’apprendre une fort bonne Chose C’est qu’il se tuoit à me faire des Compliments sans que je m’en doutasse.=je t’ai dit plusieurs...

Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), 30 Dec. 1789

30 Decembre 1789— pour actuellement je ne peux pas dire qu’on ne me fait pas de Compliments j’en suis accablée par Le vte De mirabeau reellement Ma Chere tu ne peux te faire d’idée Combien il est aimable, Ce n’est point a Cause qu’il s’adresse à moi, mais vraiement il est impossible de dire de...

Bridget Hawkins Roper-Curzon to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I was most extremely concern’d to find by a letter I received from Botidoux, that my dear Jefferson had been so much indisposed—illness has prevented my writing to inquire after you—but though I have hitherto been silent on that head, I trust you will easily credit the assurance of my having been...

Bridget Hawkins Roper-Curzon to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

Though I wrote to My Dear Jefferson but last Post, Yet I avail myself of a leisure moment, to thank her for a very friendly letter I received yesterday, & for the trouble she has so kindly taken to procure me a Cloak & etc—Believe me my dear Girl, I am truly sensible of the many marks of...

Bridget Hawkins Roper-Curzon to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I am sensible my Dr Jefferson does not think it a trouble to oblige a friend therefore trust she will excuse ye liberty I am going to take in requesting she will execute ye following commissions for me: will you send for Mlle Bertrand & enquire what skins are ye most in fashion for Pelises, ...

Bridget Hawkins Roper-Curzon to Martha Jefferson Randolph, [ca. 1789]

I am extremely obliged to My Dear Jefferson, for the trouble she has taken about my Cloak—there is one part of her letter I do not perfectly understand, I will transcribe it—l’angola n’est pas tout a fait aussi beau, mais beaucoup moins cher et plus durable que le Cigne—I imagine you mean exactly...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I am very much obliged to you for the ring, which I shall value for your sake and I never will part with it. I am much hurt not to see you once more before we go, but Mr Jefferson likewise told the Duke it was better not, so we must submit: the waiscoat with the enclosed note is from the Duke, he...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

there is a Ball here Monday, which I hope you will come to, the Duke would have sent a card, but I prevented him as I said I would tell you of it, I will certainly call upon you between this, and then, that we may settle what time you can come. I hope your cold is better and that polly was has...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I thought I should have seen you last night, as Miss Dashwood told me she expected you; it was to mention a Ball given by Monsieur Laborde, the same company is to be there as was at Mrs Coutts, and as you was ill at that time could not go, I hope you will be well enough for this, I do not exactly...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

pray come this Evening at five o’ Clock, as we want to shew you a new work, which I dare say you will like very much. I am dying to see your verses, and want very much to know the secret, I can hardly flatter myself it is of any importance to me. Lord Bob will be of the party to night, but said...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I begin to think we shall never meet again. I hope you are not much frightened, but I believe we are as safe this part of the Town, if not more so than in most places. I am already quite tired of staying at home, and we cannot even come and see you, I am almost afraid of looking out of the...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

you cannot imagine how disappointed we both are at your not being able to come this Evening, I wish your had taken better care of your Cold. pray tell Bothidout that we will send for her at seven o’ Clock to come to us that we may go all together. for I am sure Lady Radnor would not chuse to take...

Caroline Tufton (Barham) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I am ready to die with laughing at Bothid Botidoux’s note, it was too a clingish a great deal to go and tell Miss Bath, I am sure we shall never hear the last of it. there will be such crying. I will send you her note to morrow morning, or give it you at dinner, as I have not seen the Duke, and I...

Elizabeth Tufton to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

I have got a note from Mde de la Vaupaliere to invite us to dine with her monday that we may walk about with her daughters to see St Cloud—she also says says she shou’d be extremely happy to see you & desires me to say she wou’d send an invitation but I wrote her word I wou’d save her that...

Elizabeth Tufton to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

Tho’ Caroline has written I cannot resist the pleasure of thanking my dear Miss Jefferson for writing to me you can have no idea what pleasure I shall always have in hearing from you, I am almost selfish enough to wish you may not leave Paris so soon as I fear when you get to America surrounded...

Elizabeth Tufton to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

Caroline is playing with Géardine but I write instead of her to intreat you will tell Botidoux it was only a joke of hers ours as the Duke does not wish her to know the contrary. we shall tell the same thing to Mrs Roberts if she asks— at Chapil. d pray do not tell Botidoux whether you know the...

Juliana Annesley (Maxwell) to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

“Always the same,” I know you are my Dear Jefferson, forgive me my writing to you in the style I just have—but you do not know me—I only wrote so for fun—But if it is true you do not wish to leave me come and sit by me now—I ennuie myself abominably—I’m crazy— I dont know what I’m about I only...

Marie Ball to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

Abeny has not a moment to Write you a line, therfore I take up the pen to make you My Comts of yr little man. I see my Brother stands a bad chance quoique Vous le trouves Charmant—you Ware I hear the belle of the bal—I am not Surprisd I must tell you that Monsieur Labords ball dont take place...

Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

Vainqueur De gibraltar, fameux Comte D’artois pourquoi donc t’enfois tu Devant Cette Canaille? un hero Si Connu par tout de beaux exploits a-t-il pu redoute d’effroi d’une bataille? et vous brave Condé, vous belliqueux Conti, qu’êtes vous Devenues? Laches vous avez fui: vous avez très bien fait,...

Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), [ca. 1789]

encore une avanture charmante Ma chere. Ce Matin je vas au tour ou on M’avoit sonnée j’y trouve un gros paquet, Contenant,—Nouvelles reflexions D’un Citoyen, sur Les états generaux—me voila a Me Creuser La tête pour deviner qui M’envoye Ce Livre, enfin Cette Lettre Ci tombe de Dedans je prend La...

Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux to Martha Jefferson (Randolph), 1 Jan. 1790

premier janvier 178 1790= il y a un an ma chere que Nous etions ensemble. Comme Les tems sont Changés, autant je M’amusois autant je m’ennuye actuellement. si je voulois t’ecrire tout Ce que je pense de toi Le chagrin que je ressens de ton absence et Combien je t’aime, je finirois par t’ennuyer...