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Collection Reference Number GLC01576
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1821 
Title James Monroe to Thomas Jefferson on the University of Virginia and events in Europe
Date 19 April 1821
Author Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Recipient Jefferson, Thomas  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Mentions funding appropriations for the University of Virginia, and states that he enclosed a report on the subject. Pledges continued support for the University. A discussion of foreign relations with Europe follows. Comments on an Austrian attack on Naples and its possible consequences, and tariff disagreements between the United States and France. Describes the people of Europe as "ripe for revolt."
Subjects President  Education  Finance  Global History and Civics  Military History  Taxes or Taxation  France  Rebellion  Economics  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Monroe, James (1758-1831)    
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Education; Foreign Affairs; The Presidency; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859