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    • Priestley, Joseph
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    • Jefferson, Thomas
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Having a good opportunity of getting a letter conveyed to you, I make use of it to inform you, that a short time, as I thought, before the rising of Congress, I sent you some thoughts on the subject of the College , which you were so obliging as to request of me, but that I doubt whether my letter came to your hands. I shall be happy if my ideas in any measure meet with your approbation....
I inclose my Thoughts on the subject you did me the honour to propose to me. Your own better judgment will decide concerning their value, or their fitness for the circumstances of your College. This may require a very different distribution of the business from that which I here recommend. I thank you for your care to transmit a copy of my work to Bp Madison . He, as well as many others,...
Hints concerning Public Education. Persons educated at public seminaries are of two classes. One is that of professional men, as physicians and divines, who are to be qualified for entering upon their professions immediately after leaving the college or university. The other is that of gentlemen, and those who are designed for offices of civil and active life. The former must be minutely...
I am flattered by your thinking so favourably of my pamphlets , which were only calculated to give some satisfaction to my suspicious neighbors. Chancellor Livingston informs me that he has got an edition of them printed at Albany , for the information of the people in the back country, where, he says, it is much wanted. Indeed, it seems extraordinary, that in such a country as this, where...