Transcript for: Letter from Cornelia Randolph to Thomas Jefferson


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Dear Grandpapa,

       I hope you will
excuse my bad writing,
for it is the first let-
ler I ever wrote, there
are a number of faults,
in it I know, but those
you will excuse.  I am

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reading a very pretty
little book called dra-
matic dialogues, that
mrs. smith gave
sister Ellen when
she was a little girl.
I am very much pleased
with it.  all the chil-

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dren send their love
to you.  we all want
to see you very much
  adieu my dear
      Grandpapa, believe
me to be your most
affectionate Grand-
daugher.     C.R.