Monto Aug. 27. 24.
I recieve with perfect respect the assurances of mr Emmet as to your qualificns for teaching the classical languages: but so long ago we took measures for engaging several professors in Gr. Br. and among them one of the classical languages, which leave us no longer at liberty to apply elsewhere. be pleased to accept the assurance of my respectful considn.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.