James Madison Papers

James Madison: Memorandum on school of military instruction at University of Virginia, 12 February 1827

Montpellier. Feby 12 1827

I concur with General Cocke in opinion that William Matthews may, with the approbation of the Faculty, and subject to the further order of the Visitors, proceed with a School of Military Instruction in the university, according to the arrangements above proposed; and that he be allowed the use of an unoccupied Pavilion, under regulations to be prescribed by the Proctor.

James Madison

Ms, enclosing relevant material (Vi: Executive Papers).

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