Montpellier Feby. 9. 1828
I inclose a letter from Mr. Egan covering a letter from Mr. Giles to the Visitors, and copy of a letter from Mr. Jefferson to Mr Giles, as testimonial in favor of his application for the Chair of Mr. Long. As it appears to be the wish of Mr Egan that the papers should be made known to the Visitors as soon as may be, it may be well that they be communicated to our Colleagues as opportunities offer. The papers, are too much to be conveniently copied; and it might not be proper to risk them, by a circulation thro’ the mail, to all our Colleagues in their dispersed situation With great esteem & regard
RC, FC (DLC).