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Correspondence of Ellen Wayles Randolph Coolidge [manuscript] 1810-1861.

Coolidge, Ellen Wayles Randolph; Cabell, Joseph C; Coolidge, Joseph; Randolph, Cornelia J; Randolph, George Wythe; Randolph, Jane Hollins Nicholas; Randolph, Martha Jefferson; Randolph, Mary Jefferson; Randolph, Thomas Jefferson; Randolph, Thomas M; Trist, Nicholas Philip; Trist, Virginia Jefferson Randolph
Format
Manuscript/Archive; Online
Published
University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA
Language
English
Variant Title
Ellen Wayles Randolph Coolidge correspondence
Finding Aid Note
Annotated list available.
Related Resources
GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION AVAILABLE ONLINE:
Summary
The collection consists chiefly of correspondence between Ellen Coolidge and her mother Martha Jefferson Randolph, and sisters Virginia Trist, Cornelia Randolph and Mary Randolph.
They discuss family and friends; trips to Richmond, Philadelphia and Baltimore; life in Boston, and at Monticello and Poplar Forest; the University of Virginia students, faculty and Board of Visitors; Thomas Jefferson's illness and death, debts, the proposed lottery, and the sale of Monticello and his slaves.
Also Martha Randolph's life in Washington and continuing financial problems; the careers of Joseph Coolidge in the China trade, Nicholas Trist in the diplomatic service, Benjamin Franklin Randolph in medicine and George Wythe Randolph in the navy; and the publication of "Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson."
Other topics of interest include Richmond dentistry, 1819; the panic of 1819 and financial ruin of Wilson Cary Nicholas; Thomas Mann Randolph's strained relations with his family; Lafayette's visit to Monticello; the sale of Jefferson's paintings; Harvard College politics; historian Jared Sparks; Nat Turner's rebellion; the Hemings family, Ellen's maid Sally [Cottrell Cole]; and contrasts between slaves in the South and domestic servants in New England.
The collection also contains autobiographical reflections by Ellen Coolidge and a volume of copies of correspondence between Ellen Coolidge and Henry Stephens Randall concerning Jefferson and his family.
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251 items.
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Correspondence of Ellen Wayles Randolph Coolidge, 1819-1861, Accession #9090, 38-584, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Biographical Note
Granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson.
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