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Randolph, Susan Beverley, 1781-1846


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Susan Beverley Randolph, Germantown, Pa., to Elizabeth Bordley, Chester County, near the White Horse on the Lancaster Road, undated

 Item — Box 6, Folder: undated
Identifier: A-569.199
Scope and Contents

Death of her little brother, Edmund. Nelly Custis here, "livelier than ever." Papa [Edmund Randolph] leaves for Philadelphia early. E[lizabeth] Allen came here to see Nelly Custis but she was out. She must dress and make Papa's breakfast. Don't show letter to anyone.

Dates: undated

Susan Beverley Randolph, Philadelphia, to Elizabeth Bordley near the White Horse, Chester County, 1794 July 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1794.07.28
Identifier: A-569.197
Scope and Contents

Misses her in Philadelphia where the city is lonely without her. Supposes that her Piano Forte and studies compensate for bad weather. Nelly Custis has not returned yet. Mother won't let her write her in English. Her parents send regards. Written in French.

Dates: 1794 July 28

Susan Beverley Randolph, Richmond, to Elizabeth Bordley, 1795 January 21

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1795.01.21
Identifier: A-569.198
Scope and Contents

Apologizes for delay in writing. Mentions their return to Richmond. She likes Richmond, but misses Philadelphia friends. Hears that Elizabeth was to be Lany Ross's bridesmaid, so asks her to describe the wedding. It is hard to write more as six children are playing around her.

Dates: 1795 January 21

Susan Beverley Randolph, to Elizabeth Bordley, Chester County, 1794

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1794.00.00
Identifier: A-569.196
Scope and Contents Writing before the end of October in 1794, she expresses her desire to see or hear from her "dear Cousin." Has visited Mrs. and Miss Ross. Saw Nelly Custis "she looks charmingly." Of the Whiskey Rebellion, she notes "The Governor set out yesterday for the westward. I hope there will be no bloodshed. The President is going as far as Carlisle where he will wait till he see's whether there will be occasion for him to go on." Reports of yellow fever in tow. Delighted to hear Elizabeth has a...
Dates: 1794

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