Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Emile de Vendel, 30 January 1821

To Emile de Vendel

Jan. 30. 21

Th:J. begs leave to inform M. de Vendel in answer to his lre of the 5th that the University of this state is as yet little more than in embryo, and that the time of it’s opening is distant and uncertain & he prays him to recieve his respectful salutns.

FC (DLC: TJ Papers, 219:39059); on verso of de Vendel to TJ, 5 Jan. 1821; in TJ’s hand; dateline at foot of text.

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