Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Cooper, 30 June 1821

S. Car. College. June 30 1821

Dr Sir

I have the pleasure to inform you that Mr Eppes passed his examination with credit to himself, and satisfaction to the faculty, & to the Trustees who were present. I have no doubt that his next year will be spent profitably, as I clearly perceive a spirit of literary emulation among the young men here of all Classes. His talents are certainly above par, and his industry induces me to hope & expect much from him. I remain as ever Your friend and servant

Thomas Cooper

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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