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Letter, 1817 October 14, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Clarifies legal issues surrounding the title to the land the Short sold to David Higginbotham; mentions the likelihood of establishing the state university in Albemarle; says the school will produce a "collection of literary characters" that "will greatly improve the state of our society."
Issued Date: 1817-10-14
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14970
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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