Letter to James Monroe 1827June 27.


Kirkland, John Thornton, 1770-1840. Letter to James Monroe 1827June 27.

Letter to James Monroe 1827June 27.

Kirkland recommends either James Hayward or Timothy Walker for the position of Chair of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, but prefers the latter.

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