Letters written to Joseph Alston during the years 1801 thru 1816

Joseph Alston

37 Letters written to Joseph Alston from 3 author(s) including Aaron Burr , and Theodosia Alston from places such as New York, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY and Albany, NY. Who did Joseph Alston know?

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  • sponsored contentTheodosia Alston letter to Joseph Alston.

    The Oaks, SC - 6 August 1805

    I cannot tell; but something whispers me that my end approaches.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 13 January 1801

    I have already written to you by the post to tell you that I shall be happy to see you whenever you choose

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 15 January 1801

    We are about to begin our journey to Albany.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Joseph Alston.

    Poughkeepsie, NY - 24 January 1801

    Thus far have we advanced on this "terrible" journey, from which you predicted so many evils, Without meeting even with inconvenience. How strange that Mr. Alston should be wrong.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 27 April 1801

    Our election commences to-morrow, and will be open for three days.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Albany, NY - 15 October 1801

    Our Convention met on Tuesday the 13th, and will probably continue in session five or six days longer.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 15 November 1801

    That, in New-England, men should be found hardy enough to oppose, in public speeches, the recommendation of a thanksgiving sanctioned by the usage of one hundred and fifty years

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 13 December 1801

    Herewith is enclosed a duplicate of the bill of lading, specifying the articles shipped for you on board the Protectress

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Washington, MD - 2 February 1802

    The repeal of the judicial system of 1801 engrosses the attention of both houses of Congress. The bill is yet before the Senate.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Washington, MD - 8 March 1802

    I learn, with a good deal of regret, that the mountain plan is abandoned; at least, that no measures are taken or meditated for its execution.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 24 June 1802

    We arrived yesterday morning, exactly the eighth day since I left you. Our passage was pleasant, inasmuch as we had no storms, and the most obliging, attentive captain.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 26 June 1802

    When, when will the month of October come? It appears to recede instead of approaching; and time, which extinguishes all other sorrows, serves but to increase mine

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 28 June 1802

    And do you, indeed, miss your Theo.? Do you really find happiness indissolubly blended with her presence?

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 3 July 1802

    I desired your father to bring or send a barrel of rough rice (rice unpounded).

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 19 July 1802

    You will herewith receive the second book. The malice and the motives are in this so obvious, that it will tend to discredit the whole.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 2 August 1802

    The enclosed paper will give you the particulars of the affair of Swartwout and Clinton. You will perceive that the latter indirectly acknowledges that he is an agent in the calumnies against me.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 3 September 1802

    What a pity minds could not be made sensible of each other's approach! Why were we not so formed, that when your thoughts, your soul were with your Theo., hers could be enabled, by the finest sensation of sympathy, to meet it.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 8 September 1802

    The debility and loss of appetite which your wife has experienced alarmed me; yet I was totally ignorant of the cause.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 30 September 1802

    You have been imprudent, and all my fears are fulfilled. Without any one near you to feel for you, to attend to you, to watch every change and share every pain. Your wife only could do that.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 15 October 1802

    To the execution of any project, however, health is a sine qua non. Whether you can ever enjoy it in Charleston, or on Sullivan's Island has become a problem in my mind.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 30 October 1802

    You already know the result of my confinement in bed. It certainly relieved me for some time, which proves how easily that cure would have succeeded at first.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 5 November 1802

    Would Charles Lee accept the place of secretary of the Senate? It is worth twenty-three hundred dollars per annum, and not laborious.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Washington, MD - 18 January 1804

    I have been greatly flattered by the applauses bestowed on your speech at Columbia. Send me half a dozen copies. Why have you not already done it?

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 10 July 1804

    You will find enclosed a statement of my affairs. Swartwout and Van Ness are joint executors with you and Theodosia.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 13 July 1804

    GENERAL HAMILTON died yesterday. The malignant federalists or tories, and the imbittered Clintonians, unite in endeavouring to excite public sympathy in his favour

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Philadelphia, PA - 18 July 1804

    The event of which you have been advised has driven me into a sort of exile, and may terminate in an actual and permanent ostracism.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Philadelphia, PA - 29 July 1804

    Swartwout, Van Ness, and others are secreted. How long this sort of persecution may endure cannot be conjectured.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Philadelphia, PA - 3 August 1804

    I am further advised that an application has been made to Governor Lewis, of New-York, requiring him to demand me of the governor of this state, with which Lewis will most probably be obliged to comply.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Philadelphia, PA - 11 August 1804

    My plan is to visit the Floridas for five or six weeks. I have desired Theodosia to consult you whether there be any healthy point within a hundred miles or so of St. Simons at which we might meet.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Petersburgh, GA - 31 October 1804

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  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Washington, MD - 5 November 1804

    My house and furniture have been sold for about twenty-five thousand dollars. Seven or eight thousand dollars of debts remain unpaid.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Washington, MD - 29 November 1804

    The boy, too, has a relapse of the ague, a disease of all others the most fatal to the infant constitution. Great God! what sacrifices do you make, and to what end?

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Washington, MD - 15 December 1804

    The trial of Judge Chace will not come on before the middle of January. He is summoned to appear the 2d January.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    Philadelphia, PA - 22 March 1805

    I am not wholly free from apprehension that you take no interest in any thing but a rice-field. Fame says that you are about to degenerate into a mere planter.

  • Harman Blennerhassett letter to Joseph Alston.

    Port Gibson, MS - 2 March 1811

    having long since despaired of all indemnity from Mr. Burr for my losses, by the confederacy in which I was associated with you and him, I count upon a partial reimbursement from you upon grounds and motives which it is the object of this letter to d

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 15 November 1815

    A congressional caucus will, in the course of the ensuing month, nominate James Monroe for President of the United States, and will call on all good republicans to support the nomination.

  • Aaron Burr letter to Joseph Alston.

    New York, NY - 16 October 1816

    At some other time I may give you, in detail, a sketch of the sad period which has elapsed since my return. For the present, it will suffice to say that my business affords me a decent support.