Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 16 August 1804

Monticello Aug. 16. 04.

Th: Jefferson to J. Madison.

I have this day written to mr Wagner to send me the commissions for the Orleans territory with blanks for names & dates. the following is the arrangement, which I sketch for your consideration.

Governor. Claiborne
Secretary. James Brown. written to.
Judges of Superr court Pinckney
Kirby. written to
Prevost. accepts
District judge. Hall. written to
Attorney. Dickerson.

if Pinckney should refuse, or Dickerson be otherwise disposed of, Robert Williams.

Marshall Thos. Urqhart. a Creole native.
French. American.
Legislative Council Detrahar Morgan
Cuisergues D. Clarke
Dubruys Watkins
Poydrasse. of Point Coupée Evan Jones
Bellechasse of Acadian coast Roman of Attacapas
Wykoff of Appelousa
Fauré or Boré Dow. or Geo. Pollock

Judge of Washington District, of Misipi Territory. Toulsman.

Govr. of Misipi Territory. Hull, or Thos. Rodney (the latter is now a judge, & Commissioner)

will you be so good as to meditate on this against we recieve the commissions, which I presume will reach me on this day sennight?

Affectionate salutations.

DLC: Papers of James Madison, Rives Collection.

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