Extract from Thomas Jefferson to James Dinsmore

We are about to establish a College near Charlottesville on the lands formerly Colo Monroe’s, a mile above the town. we do not propose to erect a single grand building, but to form a square of perhaps 200 yards, and to arrange around that pavilions of about 24. by 36.f. one for every professorship & his school. they are to be of various forms, models of chaste architecture, as examples for the school of architecture to be formed on.

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Thomas Jefferson
James Dinsmore
Date Range
April 13, 1817 to April 14, 1817
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson