Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Vaughan to Thomas Jefferson, 16 April 1820

From John Vaughan

Philad. 16 April 1820

D sir

The Seal of the University was in the hands of Mr Correa who had hoped himself to have had the pleasure of delivering it into Your own hands—

I send it by this days mail—& hope it will arrive Safe—I should be pleased to have your description of the design—the Seal has been viewed with much Satisfaction—Simple & Classical—

I send to Mr Cooper the notice relative to him, contained in Your letter.

I remain your affe friend

Jno Vaughan

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 23 Apr. 1820 and so recorded in SJL. RC (ViU: TJP); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to William Munford, 13 Aug. 1820, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Monticello Virginia”; franked; postmarked Philadelphia, 16 Apr.

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  • Cooper, Thomas; mentioned search
  • Corrêa da Serra, José; proposed visit of search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); Visitors to; Corrêa da Serra, José search
  • Vaughan, John; and seal for University of Virginia search
  • Vaughan, John; and T. Cooper search
  • Vaughan, John; letters from search
  • Virginia, University of; Establishment; seal of search