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Letter, 1813 November 9, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to W[illiam] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: A "most calamitous year" for crops because of drought and the blockade; complains about the state of higher education in Virginia, including the College of William & Mary; The professors, who are "a parcel of pettifogging academics," "starve out real science, which is accordingly totally extinct in this state."
Issued Date: 1813-11-09
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14982
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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