University Feby 15. 1820.
A difference of opinion between General Cocke and me, having arrose as to the terms of our contract. It was mutually agreed to leave the decision to your judgement. inclosed I send you a copy of our contract, with proposals offered to me by General Cocke, like wise my undersanding of the Contract.
Hopeing you will pardon me for thus troubling you. I am with the most sincere respect your most Humble servant
P I am making a beggining on the Pavillion [. . .]5 having brought up some workmen with me