Lynchburg Augt 25. 1819
This will be handed to you by mr James Wade, who wishes to become the undertaker of laying the pipes for conveying water to the university. Should you think proper to Contract with him, I have no doubt but that he will execute the job, with fidelity & dispatch; as he is a Very Industrious, practical man; experienced in the business.
S J Harrison
ViU: Thomas Jefferson Papers (Proctor’s Papers).