Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Craven Peyton, 8 October 1825

Monteagle Octr 8. 1825.

Dear Sir

I was against my wish summoned. On the Grand Jury At the Superior Court. Monday next. the recent meeting of the visitors of the U-versity, may of superceeded the Necessity, of the Jury? haveing. any interference with these Matters, Your being the kind Farther of the institution & it always being my wish, to act confirmable, to your wishes. If agreeable, to You, I shall be grateful., to no Your Opinion, the Grand Jury is Often Composed of persons not well qualified to Judge in Matters of much delecasey,

with great Esteem

C. Peyton

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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