Thomas Jefferson Papers

Francis Eppes to Thomas Jefferson, 23 November 1814

From Francis Eppes

Millbrook Nov 23d 1814

Dear Grandpapa

I wish to see you very much. I have not been able to go to School this Session. I cannot Come to Monticello Christmas for I expect my Father Home. give my love to Aunt Randolph and all of my1 Cousins. belive me to be Your most Affectionate Grandson

Francis Eppes

RC (ViU: TJP-ER); addressed: “Mr Thomas JeffersonMonticelloby Martin”; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Nov. 1814 and so recorded in SJL.

On 26 Oct. 1814 Eppes’s father, John Wayles Eppes, wrote his son from Washington, D.C., that he planned to come home for “five or six days” during the Christmas holidays (NcD: John Wayles Eppes Papers).

1Reworked from “the.”

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  • children; letters from; F. Eppes search
  • Christmas; and TJ’s grandchildren search
  • Eppes, Francis Wayles (TJ’s grandson); education of, in Lynchburg search
  • Eppes, Francis Wayles (TJ’s grandson); letters from search
  • Eppes, Francis Wayles (TJ’s grandson); relationship with father search
  • Eppes, Francis Wayles (TJ’s grandson); TJ’s relationship with search
  • Eppes, John Wayles (TJ’s son-in-law); relationship with son search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Family & Friends; relations with grandchildren search
  • Martin (J. W. Eppes’s slave); delivers letter search
  • Randolph, Martha Jefferson (Patsy; TJ’s daughter; Thomas Mann Randolph’s wife); greetings sent to search