Kanawha June 28 1825
Having heard much of the Virginia University I wish for my own satisfaction and the good of literature to have some further knowledge of its situation and prospects.
If you have printed by-laws a copy would be gratifying. I should be glad from some source to learn
1 The number of professorships their names and salaries
2 The number Students the expense of Tuition Board and every other necessary expense,
3 Its Library Chemical Mathematical & Philosophical aparatus and what ever else relates to its prosperity or usefulness
Any information you may wish of the Colleges of the west I will give you with pleasure
A line from its learned and honoured Rector our former esteemed and venerable President will be esteemed a high privilege by
P.S. Could I obtain a line in a few fews it would find me at Cinnatti Ohio and any time I can obtained it if sent to Athens Ohio
MoSHi: Thomas Jefferson Collection (formerly Bixby).