Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Martha Jefferson Randolph, 1 January 1796

From Martha Jefferson Randolph

Dunginess Jan 1rst 1796

Mr. Randolph having determined to spend some months at Varina I am under the necessity of troubling you my dearest Father with a memorandum of the articles we shall want from Monticello. We have spent the hollidays and indeed every day in such a perpetual round of visiting and recieving visits that I have not had a moment to my self since I came down and we shall leave this on our way to Richmond next sunday where I hope to recieve a letter from you. Give my love to Maria and the children and believe me dearest Father with unchangeable affection your’s in great haste

M Randolph

The waggon will be at Monticello the 5th or 6th of the month.

RC (ViU: Edgehill-Randolph Papers); endorsed by TJ as received 4 Jan. 1796 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

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