Balte. 16. septr. 1806
Letters Such as the inclosed Shew with more truth the State of things at St. Louis than any Official Communication that will be Sent. I Still Continue to be of opinion that It will be for the General Quiet to appoint Some New Man, not known to any of the Parties to the Government of Louisiana & am
Dr. Sir/ your friend & Servt.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.