John Patten Emmet’s Appointment as a Professor at the University of Virginia
This is a copy of the April 8, 1825, letter appointing John Patten Emmet as a professor of the School of Natural History at the University of Virginia. Thomas Jefferson, the founder and then-rector of the university, signed the letter. The university seal is appended at bottom right.
Citation: The Emmet Family, With Some Incidents Relating to Irish History and a Biographical Sketch of Prof. John Patten Emmet, M.D., And Other Members. CS71 .E54 1898. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.