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LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Stanford University, Cal
July 26, 1904

Mrs. Leland Stanford,
Stanford University, Cal.
Dear friend:

You may be interested in some items regarding the Harvard
Law School.

The Harvard Law School is now the best in the world.
Its Preeminence is due to:

(1) Its generous endowment;
(2) Its high standards;
(3) Its large library:
(4) The influence of the late Professor Langdell and the
use of the Langdell method of instruction;
(5) The influence of James Barr Ames, the greatest living
director of law teaching.

It has now eight professors and two assistant professors, besides
four special lecturers, two instructors, a librarian, two assistant
librarians, and a secretary. Its salary roll amount to about $70,000
yearly.

There are 76,000 volumes in the library, and a sum of $11,000
each year for increasing it.

The tuition fee is $150 per year, yielding $100,000 per year.

There are now 738 students.

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