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Letter, 1822 December 20, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia], to James Pleasants, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Congratulates him on accession to chair of Virginia government; future of University rests on disposition of governor; a friend from Philadelphia recommends Major S.H. Long for Civil Engineer to the Board of Public Works; does not know Major Long but trusts friend's judgment; supposes it is same person who conducted the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains.
Issued Date: 1822-12-20
Subjects: Long, Stephen Harriman, 1784-1864
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15239
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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