Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Madison, 11 March 1819

Mar. 11. 1819

Dear Sir

I recd yesterday morning yours of the 8th and return the several copies of letters enclosed in it. The letter to you from Mr Cabell was returnd by the mail before the last. I know not any course better to be taken in relation to Dr Cooper, than your letters to him & Correa. I have not a particle of doubt that the answer of the latter will compleatly remove the objection brought forward agst the former: and I hope if there are others not disclosed, that they will evaporate before the moment for decision. Cooper under [. . .]

I presume that he will not be precluded from Law-Libraries, at least untill a professor for that Branch shall be in his functions. He will probably receive a greater emolument from the fees of Law, than of Classical Students, and for some time both together may not exceed a quantity sufficit. I am [. . .]y glad to see that the additional appropriation of $20.000, has fallen through

Health & all other happiness.

James Madison

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