Thomas Jefferson Papers

John H. Cocke to Thomas Jefferson, 11 October 1819

From John H. Cocke

Bremo Octo: 11. 1819

Dear sir,

I return you herein the letter to Dr Cooper with my signature. According to my understanding of the decision of the board of visitors it contains the fullest expression of their wishes.—

I am sorry to hear of your indisposition since I left Monticello—Accept the Assurance of my high respect & friendly regard

John H. Cocke

RC (CSmH: JF); endorsed by TJ as received 14 Oct. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to James T. Austin, 13 Feb. 1821, on verso; addressed: “Mr Jefferson Monticello”; stamped; postmarked Wilmington, Va., 13 Oct. Enclosure: TJ and Cocke to Thomas Cooper, 15 Oct. 1819.

Index Entries

  • Cocke, John Hartwell (1780–1866); and T. Cooper search
  • Cocke, John Hartwell (1780–1866); as member of University of Virginia Board of Visitors search
  • Cocke, John Hartwell (1780–1866); letters from search
  • Cocke, John Hartwell (1780–1866); visits Monticello search
  • Cooper, Thomas; University of Virginia professorship proposed for search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Health; illness of search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); Visitors to; Cocke, John H. search
  • Virginia, University of; Board of Visitors; and faculty recruitment search
  • Virginia, University of; Board of Visitors; committee of superintendence search
  • Virginia, University of; Faculty and Curriculum; T. Cooper as proposed professor search