Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Sibley, 14 December 1805

Natchitoches Decr. 14th. 1805


I herewith Inclose you a Vocabulary of the Natchitoches Language; but this Nation from intermarriages with the Caddos, and living so much Amongst them use their language, those that are blank in the Vocabulary, are caddo words. I hope Sir, because I have not Sent you more of them you will not Conclude I am going Neglect or forget it, I shall forward others as soon as I have an opportunity of taking them.

Am Sir with the greatest respect & Esteeme your Most Hble Servant

John Sibley.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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