Letter soliciting contributions for establishing a college in Washington, D.C.

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    4-paged, double-sided letter from the Chairman of the Board of Trustees soliciting contributions for establishing a college in Washington, D.C. "in which higher branches of science may be taught...necessary to civil, military and nautical purposes." The Board, appointed by "The Council of the City of Washington" includes president Thomas Jefferson and vice-president Robert Brent.
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