Monticello Mar. 8. 24.
Your favr of the 26th ult. has been recieved. there will be no such office attached to the University as a stewardship. that instn will have nothing to do with the dieting of the students. half a dozen hotels are built which will be rented to housekeepers who may chuse to , and they will be free to to take their diet where they please. these hotels will be advertised for in autumn, and open with the instn at the beginning of the ensuing year. mr Brockenbrough Proctor of the Univty will have the disposal of them. I give you this informn for your govmt and salute you with esteem & respect
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.