In order to complete the estimates for 1805, it is necessary to know the number and rank of commanding officers in the District of Louisiana. I will thank you to enclose one such list; the calculation of the emoluments I can make out myself. The appropriation necessary for Louisiana will be stated as followeth
|Territory of Orleans|
|13 members 120 days @ 4 drs.||6,240|
|Contingent expenses of|
|Do. of legislative council||1000|
Territory of Indiana
In the district of Louisiana
Pay & emoluments of commanding officers of districts
The 2300 dollars for district judge, attorney and marshal will be placed with the other expences of district courts—
With great respect Your obedt. Servt.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.