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Thomas Jefferson to Cérès de Montcarel, 29 November 1818

To Cérès de Montcarel

Monticello Nov. 29. 18.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Made Montcarel, and on the subject of the University proposed to be established near Charlottesville he must refer her to a report of Commissioners to the legislature which will probably be published on their meeting. by that she will percieve that the institution not being yet definitively decided on, the persons of course, are not yet appointed to whom she must apply to be placed, with M. Montcarel, at the head of that institution according to the wish expressed in her letter of the 24th. he prays her to acceptance of his respects.

P. S. he returns mr Lee’s letter

PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover of Francis Eppes to TJ, 2 Aug. 1818; dateline between text and postscript; endorsed by TJ. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • de Montcarel, Alexandre Jacques René Le Goueslier; seeks position at University of Virginia search
  • de Montcarel, Cérès; letter to search
  • de Montcarel, Cérès; seeks position at University of Virginia search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Writings; Proceedings and Report of the Commissioners for the University of Virginia search
  • Lee, William (1772–1840); recommends A. and C. de Montcarel search
  • Proceedings and Report of the Commissioners for the University of Virginia (Thomas Jefferson); printed search
  • Virginia, University of; Establishment; commissioners’ report search
  • Virginia, University of; Faculty and Curriculum; faculty applicants search
  • women; letters to; C. de Montcarel search