From William C. C. Claiborne
Town of Washington June 1st. 1802
On last evening, I received your Letter of the 3rd of April, enclosing your Answer to an Address, from the House of Representatives of this Territory, and which, I shall, with great pleasure, forward to the Speaker of that Body.—
With assurances of my highest respect;—I have the honor to subscribe myself—Your faithful friend, and most obt. Hble. Servant
William C. C. Claiborne
RC (DLC); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Claiborne; at foot of text: “His Excellency, Thomas Jefferson President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received 11 July and so recorded in SJL.