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The two Boxes of Books for M r M. Jones, & the Box for you, from New York, have arrived, & are this day forwarded, by a Waggon, together with a bundle each from Nash & Fitzwhylsonn, of this City, for you, care J. & Raphael Charlottesville—all which I wish safe to hand— MHi .
$5000. Sixty days after date, for value recieved, I promise to pay to the order of Thomas Jefferson Rector of the University of Virginia Five thousand dollars, without offset, negociable and payable at the Farmers bank of Virginia. ViU : Thomas Jefferson Papers (Proctor’s Papers).
In acknowledging the receipt of your favor of the 13 th Inst, I cannot fail to offer you my very cordial gratulations, on the final accomplishment of your excellent plan, for the establishment of our University; and on the very favourable auspices under which its operations will commence—The circumstances to which you refer, together with others, necessarily incidents to the incipient stage of...
With your leave, please to permit me to inform you, that I have seen a letter from you to Mr. Fürst, in which you have been pleased to Comunicate to him, that he came to this Country without any Engagement by Mr. Appleton at Leghorn, & on his own views only, for seeking Employment, as an Engraver. Honble Sir, that he need it not, for, he had Sufficient work there, without crossing the...
By order of the Standing Committee of the Bunker Hill Monument Association, I beg leave to inform you, that you were this day elected an honorary member of that institution. Its object is, by the erection of a permanent monument, to commemorate an event highly interesting in its consequences to the cause of American freedom. Should it, as is hoped, be agreeable to you to be thus united with...
among the Numerous papers Sent to me from the friends of humanity both in England, and US, was one Containing Copy of your Letter dated August 25 th 1814, to Edward Coles Secretary to the president, in which you highly Approve his principle in fav r of the oppressed Affricans, and “Recommend to him as a Young man to persevere until Complete emansipation Shall be Affected, excusing yourself as...
I saw Col. Barbour yesterday, as I intended. He remains decided agst. relinquishing his Judgship without a previous experiment of the Chair in the University. He feels evidently a strong attraction towards it; and I think a growing one. It is quite possible that the experiment he is making of his Judicial duties, carrying him as they will beyond the Mountains, will diminish his preference of...
I have received your letter of the 21 st inst. and hasten to answer it, before my departure for my Judicial circuit. At the time when I submitted the proposition which I did, I had not seen the regulations of the University. I certainly would not wish any course to be taken, which might affect it’s prosperity, for I feel the deepest interest in it’s complete success; and had I considered the...
The object of this letter will I trust be, in your eyes, an apology for the intrusion I am committing. The college in your neighbourhood, of which you are I understand the most efficient prop, has been pleased to designate my son Doctor John P. Emmet as the Professor of Chemistry &c, & he is now about to proceed to the college, & undertake the duties of his office. It is an object very near my...
With this letter you will receive a copy of a little work of mine on Education, which I learn from Miss Wright you have expressed a wish to see—Your least desire would be received by me as a command. for though my lot has been cast under a monarchy I am a warm admirer of republican Institutions, & I feel that in common with all mankind I owe the founders of the American Constitution a debt of...