Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to John H. Cocke, 5 November 1819

To John H. Cocke

Monticello Nov. 5. 19

Dear Sir

I now inclose you 3. letters from Dr Cooper. [the] 1[st] was written before he recieved our’s, which crossed his by the way. [t]he 2d as soon as he had recieved our’s, the 3d three days after when [h]e had made up his mind. I think his offers are reasonable and am for accepting them if you concur. you will observe that he presses for an immediate answer. accept the assurances of my friendship and respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover of Spencer Roane to TJ, 27 Mar. 1819; four words faint; at foot of text: “Genl Cocke”; endorsed by TJ. Enclosures: Thomas Cooper to TJ, 11, 22, 25 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 to search
  • Cooper, Thomas; University of Virginia professorship proposed for 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