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I was at Colo. Peter Randolph ’s about a Fortnight ago, and my Schooling falling into Discourse,...
This very day, to others the day of greatest mirth and jollity, sees me overwhelmed with more and...
I have been thinking this half hour how to begin my letter and cannot for my soul make it out. I...
Your’s of May 30’th came safe to hand. The rival you mentioned I know not whether to think...
In the most melancholy fit that ever any poor soul was, I sit down to write to you. Last night,...
From a croud of disagreeable [companions] among whom I have spent three or four of the most...
The contents of your letter have not a little alarmed me: and really upon seriously weighing them...
I received your letter of Wednesday the 18th instant; in that, of this day, you mention one which...
As the messenger who delivered me your letter, informs me that your boy is to leave town tomorrow...
This letter will be conveied to you by the assistance of our friend Warner Lewis. Poor fellow!...
I received your last by T. Nelson whom I luckily met on my road hither. Surely never did small...
I am at length arrived here, after a long, but agreeable trip along the continent as far as New...
Your welfare, That of m’rs Page, and your heir apparent give me great joy: but much was I...
I sit down to petition your suffrage in favor of a friend, whose virtues and abilities have made...
I am truly concerned that it is not in my power to undertake the superintendance of your son in...
Your messenger being about to return before I have an opportunity of conferring with Mr. Blair on...
Ero apud Society spring on Tuesday per quatuor. Fortasse et I. Lepus-æmula veniet. Apis ibi et tu...
[7 September 1769] R un away from the subscriber in Albemarle , a Mulatto slave called Sandy ,...
I am to acquaint Mrs. Page of the loss of my favorite pullet; the consequence of which will...
I take the liberty of interceding for your friendly aid to Mr. James Ogilvie a gentleman of my...
I am to beg the favor of your friendly interposition in the following case, which I hope you will...
To be sold to the highest Bidders, on Thursday the 31st of this Instant (January) at the House of...
To be let to the lowest bidder, on Thursday the 14 th of March, at Charlottesville, in Albemarle,...
Not expecting to have the pleasure of seeing you again before you leave the country I inclose you...
I wrote you a line from Wmsburgh last October; but lest that may have miscarried I take this...
To be sold to the highest Bidders, on the second Wednesday in March, being the Day before...
To be sold to the highest Bidders, on the third Thursday in March, at King William Courthouse,...
It is agreed between John Randolph, Esq., of the City of Williamsburg, and Thomas Jefferson, of...
Yours of the eighth of April I have received, and since that your favour of five pounds as...
As it was somewhat doubtful when you left the country how far my little invoice delivered you...