29 Oct. 1804
|instead of war||}||of that scurge to the human race, which has so frequently laid waste many of the best parts of the world,|
|Treaty||Piankashaws, & Delawares,|
|may it not be advisable to suggest some improvement in the present sistem of government in uper Louisiana.|
|may it not be expedient to say something in relation to the advantages which result from our trading houses with the Indians.|
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.