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.
|Secretary.||James Brown. written to.|
|Judges of Superr court||Pinckney|
|Kirby. written to|
|District judge.||Hall. written to|
if Pinckney should refuse, or Dickerson be otherwise disposed of, Robert Williams.
|Marshall||Thos. Urqhart. a Creole native.|
|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?
DLC: Papers of James Madison, Rives Collection.