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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...
From a croud of disagreeable [companions] among whom I have spent three or four of the most...
In the most melancholy fit that ever any poor soul was, I sit down to write to you. Last night,...
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 like your proposal of keeping up an epistolary correspondence on subjects of some importance. I...
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...
14Memorandum Books, 1767 (Jefferson Papers)
Aug. 25. survey forfeited sold it to Edward Pharr for 37 lib. 10/ cash and gave him a deed &c....
Your welfare, That of m’rs Page, and your heir apparent give me great joy: but much was I...
16Memorandum Books, 1768 (Jefferson Papers)
Jan. 7. Inclosed writ in Christian v. Patteson to sheriff of Buckingham. 13. Samson v. Wm....
I sit down to petition your suffrage in favor of a friend, whose virtues and abilities have made...
18Memorandum Books, 1769 (Jefferson Papers)
Jan. 1. Recd. of J. May Summs. in Witt v. Biby and also in Bowyer v. Buchanan, but Qu. wherefore...
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 ,...
Having entered into some engagements with our worthy Friend Mr: Thos. Adams for Mr: Jordan by...
A.6. ✓ Resolved that a question being once determined must stand as the judgment of the house,...
25Memorandum Books, 1770 (Jefferson Papers)
Jan. 3. Inclosed writs in Harrison v. Bernard and Howell v. Netherland to Carter H. Harrison. 5....
I am to acquaint Mrs. Page of the loss of my favorite pullet; the consequence of which will...
I was extremely concerned to hear of your Loss the account of which had reached us some time ago....
I just received your melancholy account of the Loss you have sustaind, and have only time, (the...
I have heard of your Loss [and] heartily condole with you, but am much pleased with the...
I send you some nectarine and apricot graffs and grapevines, the best I had; and have directed...