Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Edmund Randolph, 9 November 1792

To Edmund Randolph

Philadelphia Nov. 9. 1792


I take the liberty of submitting to your consideration sundry letters which have passed between Governor Martin, Governor Blount and myself relative to intrusions on the lands of the U.S. in the South-Western territory, and of asking your advice Whether any and what proceedings should be instituted for asserting the rights of the U.S. against the intruders? I have the honor to be with great esteem & respect Sir Your most obedt & most hble servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “The Atty Genl of the U.S.” FC (Lb in DNA: RG 360, DL); list of enclosures at foot of text. Not recorded in SJL. Enclosures: (1) William Blount to TJ, 23 Apr. 1792. (2) TJ to Alexander Martin, 6 June 1792. (3) TJ to Blount, 6 June 1792. (4) Martin to TJ, 24 Aug. 1792. (5) Martin to TJ, 4 Oct. 1792, and enclosure.

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