University of Virginia Oct. 30. 1829
Some few of the Students, who are their own Guardians, have received permission from the Authorities of the Institution to be absent for a short time at the Convention.
This I have considered it important to make known to you, as otherwise it might seem that they had absented themselves without leave. I have the honor to be with the most profound respect, Your obed Servant
Chairman of the Faculty
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.