Thomas Jefferson Papers

Memo of Instructions reLouisiana Territory, 5 October 1805

Octr 5. 1805

Govr. Claiborne. Decln that no part of Louisa. E. or W. of Misipi accdg to it’s antient limits will ever be relinquished.

Baron Bastrop to be notified.

Caddo chief et al. to visit us

Wilkinson. no post to be taken but with a view to stop Canada trade.
to prohibit foreign traders crossg. Misipi, or approaching it
Lorimiere to be encouraged
recruiting service
exchange lands with the lower settlemts. of Louisa.

Harrison. instruct him to make the purchase of Piankeshaws the land between Wabash & Kaskaskia purchase.
what is the land ceded by the Miamis, Eels, & Weas from N.E. corner of cession at Ft. Wayne to 50. miles from Ohio

Clinton. La Carriere’s plans of fortificn not wanting

British commerce in Louisa.

Guards raised by council of N.O.

reclamation of Piorias, Cahokias &   agt Decoigne’s sale

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