July 1804
My Dear Grand Papa
I have long wished to write to you but would not untill I could do it myself. all the children are well except little Virginia, she has been sick but is now much better adieu My Dear Grand Papa you must excuse the faults of this letter for it is the first I ever attempted to write and believe me to be your most affetionate Grand Daughter
E. W Randolph
[note on cover by ?:] Voi amante qui vedete quanto amor mi sia d’affanno
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