Washington 22d July 1805.
It is my Duty (and I am highly gratified in its performance) to notify you Sir, that the City Council have unanimously elected you a Trustee to the permanent Institution for the Education of Youth in the City of Washington & that the Board of Trustees meet on the first Monday in August next at the Capitol—
I have the honor to be Sir with the highest Respect your obedt Servt
Secy 1st. Chans. City Council
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.