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I am requested by the Faculty to lay the inclosed letter before you, and to state that the Faculty have declined licensing the individual until they learn from you the amount of the emolument which will accrue to him in the event of his appointment. I have the honor to be Gentn obediently yours RC ( ViU ). Addressed to the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia.
I am directed by the Faculty of the University to request your particular attention to their proceedings since the 22 d of September: and to press upon your notice the necessity of appointing an efficient police as circumstances have occurred during the last and present night which render such a measure essentially necessary. Robley Dunglison Secretary to the Faculty. ViU .
Will you do me the favor to accept of the inclosed selfpointing pencil, the lead of which you will find in a small compartment at the end—and to believe me, dear Sir, With the greatest respect & esteem, Faithfully yours, RC (DLC) .
One of those troublesome ailments to which I have lately been so subject, is again infesting me so much that I am unable to visit you to day: so soon as it has yielded I shall make a point of calling at Monticello. ViU .
It* will keep the University of Virginia perpetually before the public, and it will diminish the expenses of the institution by printing in its pages matter that is now issued in an independent form. *Refers to The Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles-Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc. Extract printed in Philip A. Bruce, History of the University of Virginia (N. Y., 1920), vol. 2, page 346.
Some few of the Students, who are their own Guardians, have received permission from the Authorities of the Institution to be absent for a short time at the Convention. This I have considered it important to make known to you, as otherwise it might seem that they had absented themselves without leave. I have the honor to be with the most profound respect, Your obed Servant RC (DLC) . Docketed...
Dr Dunglison presents his respectful salutations to Mr. Madison, & would wish the Servant with the swelled neck to take 10 drops of the Tincture in the phial, twice a day, in a little sugared water, until the whole is consumed, when the Doctor would be glad to know whether the tumor is diminished by its use. Should symptoms of cholera morbus arise during the administration of the medicine, it...
The catalogue you sent me is the one to which I alluded, but as there will be a meeting of the Faculty at my house on Monday evening, I take the liberty of detaining it in order to see whether any other periodical may be added. The scheme for the Dispensary I shall likewise return as Soon as I can inspect it. ViU .
The last accounts from Montpellier not representing you as in perfect health, I shall endeavour to visit you on Sunday morning next, when I expect the Stage will deposit me at the Mill. May I request the favor of you to allow a Servant to meet me there. Under anxious hopes of finding you much restored: and with my kindest & most respectful regard to Mrs Madison, believe me, dear Sir, with the...
Mr Jefferson will be pleased to take six grains of Rhubarb with fifteen of Magnesia , every other night, in a little milk—to use the tepid or cold affusion as directed last night—and should the symptoms of which he complained be in any wise aggravated, he had better abstain in part or wholly from vegetable food, living on Animal food & Biscuit. Should the old symptoms become aggravated during...