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Letter, 1818 November 10, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Has been ill for the last three months; focusing his attention on the establishment of what he hopes will be the University of Virginia; plans to have ten professors there, the "ablest which America or Europe can furnish"; they will live in an academic village together, one per house; the buildings "shall be models of chaste architecture."
Issued Date: 1818-11-10
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15123
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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