Monticello July 18. 24.
Your favor of the 6th has been duly recieved, and by that I percieve you had not seen an advertisement the public papers which would have put you in possn of the constn of the University of Virga and the proceedings of it’s visitors. I therefore inclose it as an explanation of the number of professorships to which it is limited and the distribution of the sciences among them which cannot be varied. it shews also that the measures taken by the Visitors for procuring professors are such as admit noting further to be done until the success of these becomes known to them, which will not be till autumn. be pleased to accept my respectful salutns
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.