I have just recd from Professor Patterson a copy of his Circular to the Ex. Commee. notifying the death of Mr Brockenbrough, and recomending an arrangt. for filling the vacancy till the meeting of the Visitors. The expediency of the course proposed, seems well supported by his reasons for it, but Genl. Cocke & yourself will be decide on the case much better yn. I could.
My Rheumatism still keeps me a cripple & a Prisoner With affece esteem