Thomas Jefferson Papers

James Leitch to Thomas Jefferson, 22 February 1818

From James Leitch

Charlottesville Feby "22nd 1818

Dr Sir

Enclosed you will find the papers You were good enough to let me have the Perusal of. they have been communicated as far as considered prudent & my Opportunity admitted of. It is much to be regretted that any Individual in the Legislature Should be hostile to an Institution that promises so much for the Public good   respectfully

your Friend

Jas Leitch

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Feb. 1818 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosures not found.

The institution was probably Central College or its eventual successor, the University of Virginia.

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  • Central College; as state university of Va. search
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  • Virginia; General Assembly search