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
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.
Susan Beverley Randolph, Philadelphia, to Elizabeth Bordley near the White Horse, Chester County, 1794 July 28
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.
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.
- Correspondence 3