Charlottesville 9th April 1827.
Annexed I send you the copy of a letter just recieved from the C. Auditor in relation to the loan of $25000 asked for the University, my letter to the President & Directors of the Literary fund of the 30th ult; was written by direction of Genl. Cocke and I was further directed, that, in case, the board should decline the loan, then to open a negociation with some one of the banks in Richmond. Very Respectfully Sir Your Most Obt. St.
Alex Garrett Br Va.
RC (ViU). Docketed by JM: "Loan."