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Letter, 1818 May 29, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Advises Short on how to obtain a title for his land in tidewater Virginia; plan for the University of Virginia calls for ten professors; Jefferson is named one of the commissioners who will pick a site for it, likely to be Central College outside of Charlottesville; though he "enjoy[s] perfect health," Jefferson is achy--he has trouble walking great distances, he tires easy, and his wrist is stiff and painful.
Issued Date: 1818-05-29
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15345
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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