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You will see from the within, I have brought M r W. J. Coffee down in his charges for his composition ornaments 50 p r cent, I submit it to your consideration whether it would be prudent or not in the present low state of our finances to order on those ornaments even at this reduced price Most respectfully your Ob t sev t P.S. I shall attend to your letter of to day & send you the statement...
Will you be pleased to certify on the enclosed as to M r Tho s Maurys qualifications as a teacher and what reliance may be put in his statements CSmH : Jefferson File.
Dr Blaetterman has purchased of M r Raggi his alabaster & Marble ornaments left with me and has drawn on me for $100 in favor of M r Raggi—I advanced M r Raggi when he left this to return to Italy which he states was paid to M r Appleton, is there any such credit in M r A. accounts? if not I must hold on fifty dollars of Dr: Blaettermans order for the sum advanced him most respectfully CSmH .
I enclose you my report of the general state and condition of the University with my estimates of what will be required to complete the buildings and a statement of the am t drafts since 1 st Oct: 1820 to the present time—I hope this will meet your views. I have not had time make out more than one copy of the report if another should be wanting will make it after the meeting of the visitors...
I here with send you the Bill of James Oldham against the Rector & myself and my answer to it for your perusal and to answer such parts as you may think proper on the part of the Rector it is necessary for my answer to be filed in the Chancery court by the 10 th day of the court (25 th of the present month) therefore you will see the necessity of returning it as soon as possible CSmH .
I have rec d your favor of the 17 th with respect to the Post Office if established here, it will be kept at Hotel B . the nearest to public road I have the honor to be with the highest respect your CSmH .
Total Number of Students during the Session of 1827.8.———131— I recd. a letter from Mr Trist pr last mail requesting me to send you aggregate number of matriculations the last session. The State of the schools was before sent which included the students attending Dr Dn. on Medical Jurisprudence With great respect your Ob Sevt RC (DLC) .
Above you have the measurement of dome of the Rotunda above the steps—I also send you a Copy of the contracts for the Hotels that I propose making for your inspection and amendments. Measurement of the Dome from the top of the last step to the center of the Sky light 27 feet 5 inches. ViU : Thomas Jefferson Papers (Proctor’s Papers).
You are under a mistake as to any remittances being made to M r Vaughan in September last for the two M r Raggis, our funds were at so low a state at that time the remittance of 300D. could not be made, no remittance was made untill Feb: & that for $400– by yourself I have never had any correspondence with M r Vaughan on the subject, the $400 in Feb: as I understand was to bring in the wives...
I am informed you wish a tuscan Cornice put up within the arcade at Hotel B– with a view to œconomise. I directed the interior of the Hotels to be finished without cornices, and intended to bring down the ceiling of the arcade of Hotel B & finishit without a cornice, but if you prefer the cornice I will direct it to be done you will please let me know soon in what way it shall be done— CSmH :...