Correspondence and related papers as Rector of the University of Virginia, 1817-1825.


Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Correspondence and related papers as Rector of the University of Virginia, 1817-1825.

Correspondence and related papers as Rector of the University of Virginia, 1817-1825.

Jefferson's correspondence concerns the building of the University and the hiring of professors, particularly his desire to hire Thomas Cooper. Correspondents include Cooper, A.S. Brockenbrough, Samuel J. Harrison, Philip S. Physick, and G.E. Stack. In addition there are documents signed by William H. Richardson and James Pleasants.

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