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You will receive inclos’d a copy of all your accounts with David Ross and Co. which I shou’d not have troubled you with at present knowing the multiplicity of business you have to take up your time, had not Mr. Ross requested they might be forwarded to you as soon as possible. I am glad to hear by Mr. Randolph that you are recovering from your late indisposition, as it always will give me...
Your favour of Dec. 11 came to hand a few days ago. Those sent by the Mr. Fitzhughs of August 30th. and September 22d. are not yet arrived. I am sorry you are so desirous of having Polly sent to you as I am certain nothing but force will now bring it about. We have try’d every argument we are capable of in order to enduce to agree to it. I have told her you wou’d meet her in Philadelphia and...
Yours of 19th. of last month I received the day before yesterday. Carys Exr. has mentiond no particular sum tho’ told me it woud be considerable, its the whole amount of the hire of 180 Negros for the last year. I expect to see the Exr. on the tenth of this month after which I will write you more particularly, in the mean time, shou’d he make me a payment, it shall be deposited in Mr. Browns...
I have been waiting several weeks to hear of your leaving monticello for Bedford intending to meet you there, but as the trip seems protracted and I know not the reason, or how long it may continue, I have determined to write, not to redeem my credit as a regular correspondent (for that I fear is past redemption) but to assure you of my constant and lively affection. I would have written...
Your letters of Novbr. 10th. and Decbr. 11th came both together a few days ago and reliev’d us from the anxiety we had for some time been under least some indisposition might have prevented your writing. I am happy to inform you that you[r] children continue very well. Polly often mentions you and Patsy, she desires her love to you both, and begs you will make haste home, for she longs to see...
[ Eppington, 11 Apr. 1786 . Entered in SJL as received 29 June 1786. Not found.]
I have now to acknowledge the receipt of your letter by the Mr. Fitzhugh’s of August 30th. 1785. It came to hand 17th of last June accompanyed with a packet of Gardin seeds which I declind taking after knowing its contents. The postage amounted to £12. I am much concerned you shou’d put yourself to any expence on my account and beg in future you will not give your self sutch unnecessary...
Bermuda Hundred, 27 Apr. 1791 . Has consulted all our lawyers on The Prince of Wales and, on the basis of Wayles’ letter of 14 May 1772, they “appear all very clear in their opinions that the Executors … will be answerable for the amount of the … cargo.” The trial will be brought on in October if possible. “I hope you will be in Virginia at that time as I shall stand much in need of your...
I wish to see you very much I am very sorry that you did not answer my letter give my love to aunt Randolph and all the children— believe me to be your most affectionnate Grandson RC ( ViU : TJP-ER ); endorsed by TJ as received 5 Sept. 1811 and so recorded in SJL . Francis Wayles Eppes (1801–81) was the only surviving child of TJ’s daughter Maria Jefferson Eppes and his wife’s nephew John...
Since my writing to you last I have had the pleasure of hearing that Mrs. Jefferson and your family are well. This we herd from Mr. Hylton who sent one of his servants up to your house. She at that time intended to be at Mr. Hyltons last Friday. If she came we shall see her in a few days. Lord Dunmore and his motly crew have taken up their Quarte[rs] at Gwins Island in Gloucester county. I...