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I hope you are well, it gives me great pleasure to be able to write to you I have been through my latin grammar twice and mamma thinks that I improved in my reading. I am not going to school now but cousin Beverly and my self are going to a latin school in the spring adieu my dear Grand Papa I want to see you very much indeed believe me your affectionate Grandson RC ( ViU ); undated, but TJ...
I am very happy to find that two of you can write . I shall now expect that whenever it is inconvenient for your papa & mama to write, one of you will write on a piece of paper these words ‘all is well’ and send it for me to the post office. I am happy too that miss Ellen can now read so readily. if she will make haste and read through all the books I have given her, and will let me know when...
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 3d , my dear Jefferson, and to congratulate you on your writing so good a hand. By the last post I sent you a French Grammar, and within three weeks I shall be able to ask you, “Parlez vous Français, monsieur?” I expect to leave this about the 9th, if unexpected business should not detain me, and then it will depend on the weather and the...
We have been expecting the measles but have escaped it as yet. Virginia has learnt to speak very well. Ellen is learning french. Cornelia sends her love to you I would be very much obliged to you if you would bring me a book of geography adieu Dear Grand Papa your affectionate Grand son RC ( ViU ); undated; endorsed by TJ as received 24 Feb. and so recorded in SJL .
I was at Monticello yesterday and Mr. Dinsmore had almost finished the cornice in the hall and was to set off for Philadelphia to day. they have almost done the canal and the mill house also. I have read Goldsmith’s grecian history Thucidides & I am now reading Goldsmith’s Roman hitory. give my love to Papa and uncle Eppes. adieu Grand Papa your most afectionate Grand son RC (Mrs. Edwin Page...
Baltimore. call on mr P. Williamson Market street No. 72. and pay him for a dozen steel pen points sent me.    call on mr Rigden, watchmaker and pay him for repairing my repeating watch, & pray him to send it by some person coming here who will undertake to bring it in his pocket. Philadelphia. deliver my alarm watch to mr Voigt and pay him what the repair will amount to. perhaps I may owe him...
I inclose you a letter from Ellen, which, I presume, will inform you that all are well at Edgehill. I received yours without date of either time or place, but written, I presume, on your arrival at Philadelphia. As the commencement of your lectures is now approaching, and you will hear two lectures a day, I would recommend to you to set out from the beginning with the rule to commit to writing...
My letter of the 24th. will have answered your enquiries about the family at Edgehill, as yours of the 25th. answers mine on several subjects. mr Voigt will have a good opportunity of sending my watch by Doctor Porter or Dr. Say the members who will be coming on from Philadelphia to Congress within 5. or 6. days after you recieve this. I am acquainted with both & I am certain either will be so...
I inclose you a letter which came to me under cover of one from your mama. it was accompanied by a bundle too large for the post, & too small to be trusted by itself to the stage. I will send it under the care of the first person who shall be going on to Philadelphia, within my knolege. your box of books & that of the model of the mammoth’s head, did not leave Milton till a fortnight ago. they...
I am very sorry your watch was not ready to send by Drs Porter or Michiell as Voight had not finished it & I am afraid he has slighted it if he did it as he did mine, I purchased the lamp & sent your bridle bit to be plated which will be done in a few days, there is no such thing as a pure crystal seal in this place but I will send to N. York for one by the first of my acquaintance who goes...