Culpeper Next to Jeffersonton P. Office May 4th 1824
Being desireous of obtaining one of the Boarding Houses of the University, and not knowing the proper source of application, I beg leave of making known my views to you, as I presume you are still one of its’ visiters—And would esteem it as a favour if I could be so fortunate in obtaining your support—I shall be able to adduce the most satisfactory letters—May I expect the favour of a reply from you? Accept assurances of the highest consideration from your Obet St
Richard H. Love
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM, with note: "answd. by referring him to the Proctor."