Extract from Thomas Jefferson and the University of Virginia Commissioners: The Rockfish Gap Report

form the statesmen, legislators & judges, on whom public prosperity, & individual happiness are so much to depend.

MS (Vi: Misc. Papers); dateline at foot of text; in the hand of Thomas W. Maury; signed by Thomas Jefferson, Philip C. Pendleton, Creed Taylor, Spencer Roane, Peter Randolph, John M.C. Taylor, William Brockenbrough, J.G. Jackson, Archibald Rutherford, Thomas Wilson, Archibald Stuart, Philip Slaughter, James Breckinridge, William H. Cabell, Henry E. Watkins, Nathaniel H. Clairborne, James Madison, William A.G. Dade, Armistad T. Mason, William Jones Hugh Holmes. Dft (ViU).