Manuscripts for: Martha Jefferson
North Carolina Division of Archives and History
, Raleigh, North Carolina
--Martha Jefferson Letter
, 1 item: The only known extant letter of Martha Wayles Jefferson, written to Sarah Tate Madison, regarding a proposal by the women of Pennsylvania to promote the revolutionary cause throughout the thirteen colonies.
Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill:
--Thomas Jefferson Letters
, 1784-1824, 11 items: Letters from Jefferson to his daughter, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Elizabeth Trist, and Nicholas P. Trist, concerning family matters, politics, and the University of Virginia; and several short social notes written by him in Paris, 1784-89.
--Nicholas Philip Trist Papers
, 1667-1903. 4 ft., 5900 items: Personal papers of this lawyer, government official and diplomat, chiefly correspondence, of Trist and his family, and the allied Jefferson and Randolph families; includes letters of Martha Jefferson Randolph.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
, 2 volumes: Subscriptions, financial records, reports, materials related to committee drive to establish a fund for the impoverished former president; after his death, committee directed funds to Martha Jefferson Randolph, his daughter. Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, Massachusetts
--The Coolidge Collection
The majority of Jefferson’s private letters comprise this collection, particularly those related to his family. Available on microfilm. So-named "Coolidge," for his granddaughter Ellen Wayles Randolph Coolidge.
University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department, Charlottesville, Virginia:
--Randolph and Meikleham Papers
, 3 Hollinger Boxes: Family papers of Septimia Anne Randolph Meikleham, granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson, and her mother Martha Randolph, and correspondence with her brothers and sisters. Of special note is the "Edgehill-Randolph" collection, also the manuscript of Martha Jefferson Randolph’s memoirs.
, 1832-1928, about 325 items: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers of members of the Burke, Jefferson, Randolph, and Trist families, all of whom are descendants of Thomas Jefferson. Includes a book of riddles of Martha Jefferson Randolph and her daughters; notebook of list of relics from Monticello and nursery songs sung by Mrs. Randolph and written out by Martha Jefferson (Trist) Burke. Chronological listings in the library.
, Hollinger Boxes and 1 oversize box: Correspondence between Ellen Wayles Randolph Coolidge, granddaughter of Jefferson, and her mother Martha Randolph, and sisters. Also a manuscript of Ellen Coolidge’s memoirs.
--Martha Jefferson Randolph Correspondence
, 1814-36, 42 items: Includes a substantial number of letters from Ellen Coolidge and scattered letters of Joseph Coolidge, Cornelia Randolph, Virginia Randolph Trist, Nicholas P. Trist and George Wythe Randolph.
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