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Received at: L.S.Jr.U 3.44P 3/30/92 189 Dated Washington D.C. 30 To: Poesh D.S Jordan
I have just sent the following telegram to Mr, Lathrop in regard to the board of students. "you must bring the expenses down to the present rate of five dollars a week [is it?] enough for poor students."
how I d[e]sire mainly to [a]id, my object is to furnish education to those of small means therefore cut down the expenses the expense to each student must not exceed five dollars a week for board room and attendance your propostion in regard to students furnisihing their own linen is approved. Leland Stanford
United States Senate
Washington DC, Jan VI, 1892
D David S Jordan.
My dear Sir,
I presume you are aequainted with D Charles, of [Muelo Park?] He is a Homeopath I believe. If any Physician should be needed at the University I would like him to have an opportunity to attend though of course the students cay experience their preference. yours truly Leland Stanford
United States Senate Washington DC Jan VI, 1892
Dr David S Jordan My dear sir,
yours of the 24th [?] is recieved.
I intended to instruct Mr. Lathrov before I left California to place the names of Dr Grace and Miss Amer on the pay roll, but forgot to do so. He wrote to me, however, some time ago in regard to the matter and our reciept of this letter I sent him the necessary instructions. Of course in all appointments of professors I rely on your judgement knowing full well that you will have no supnumeraries
Unite States Senate
Washing D.C. Jan 1 1892
I am very glad to learn that you have probably secured a competent Mistress for Roble Hall the portion is certainly a most important one.
In reading over your address at the opening of the University I find these words on p23. A Generous education should be the birthright of every man and woman in America. This strikes me as a great truth and of such importance that I would like it to be used as one of the mottoes of the University. I have read your address several times and each time I read it I am better pleased.