Montpellier June 5th. 1829
I forward herewith a copy of Mr. Monroe’s paper from Mr. Trist. Your two letters from Charlottesville came duly to hand. I shall write to Mr. Long on the subject of the "Thesaurus", by Mr. Rives; who if he halts in England will probably see him; and if not will ask the favor of Mr. McLane to take charge of the letter. I have heard nothing from Mr. Long or Mr. Barbour on the subject of a Professor, since the information I forwarded to you.
I am glad to learn that your health is so far re-established. Mine has suffered much latterly from an attack of Influenza, a renewal of which, when nearly over, from an exposure that could not be avoided, made me quite ill. I am now on the recovery, but can not count on its being rapid. With great esteem and every good wish.
RC (ViU); draft (DLC). The draft is dated 4 June.