Monticello June 15. 26.
No definitive order has been given as to the substitutes for arms for the students attending the military school. because of the doubtfulness of our funds. considering however that the number of 55. or 60 only as present sufficient, I will consult with mr Brockenbro’ whether we may not venture [. . .] order that number to be made. Accept my salutns
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.