Theodosia Burr Alston Letters for the years 1801 thru 1805

Theodosia Burr Alston

Theodosia Burr Alston wrote 23 Letters from a total of 9 locations including New York, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY, and Clifton, SC. Theodosia Burr Alston wrote a total of 2 people including Aaron Burr. Most of Theodosia Burr Alston's letters were written in the year 1803. Several other letters were written in 1802 and 1801. Who did Theodosia Burr 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

  • 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.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Clifton, SC - 17 March 1802

    Ever since the date of my last letter, for it was not forwarded till some days after, I have been quite ill; till within these two or three days totally unable to write.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    New York, NY - 4 June 1803

    Encore stupid. For Heaven's sake, what do you imagine I can find to say once a day that is worth saying

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    New York, NY - 9 June 1803

    I received yesterday your three letters of the 5th and 6th. They made me laugh, yet I pity you, and have really a fellow feeling for you.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    New York, NY - 10 June 1803

    We have been dining with Mrs. Laight to-day, and have been much amused.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Philadelphia, PA - 11 June 1803

    Continuation of the Story of the Loves of Reubon and Celeste

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    New York, NY - 14 June 1803

    As to Celeste, 'voila mon' opinion. She meant, from the beginning, to say that awful word-- 'yes'; but not choosing to say it immediately, she told you that 'you' had furnished her with arguments against matrimony

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Ballston, NY - 20 July 1803

    On arriving here we found that your letter to H. Walton had not been received; but we have been very fortunate in getting a house entirely to ourselves

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Washington, MD - 16 October 1803

    We arrived here yesterday somewhat fatigued. I was, however, very happy to find myself at Washington

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Petersburgh, NC - 21 October 1803

    I confess I feel myself growing quite cross on the journey, and it is really to be feared that, unless we soon finish it, the serene tranquillity of my placid temper may be injured.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Clifton, SC - 29 October 1803

    Thank Heaven, my dear father, I am at Lumberton, and within a few days of rest.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Clifton, SC - 8 November 1803

    But you, who always put the best construction on my words and deeds, will allow, that a place in which we have suffered much and run a risk of suffering more must be unpleasant.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Charleston, SC - 19 November 1803

    those pretty little playthings from D. M'Kinnon delighted me. I looked at them over and over, with as much pleasure as a miser over his hoard.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Clifton, SC - 1 December 1803

    My health is infinitely improved, and I attribute it to nothing but the continual bustle I have been kept in for three weeks past.

  • Theodosia Alston letter to Aaron Burr.

    Clifton, SC - 10 December 1803

    Behold me again at Clifton; and, in good truth, I begin to be cloyed with the delights of bustle.