§ From Fontaine Maury
6 November 1804, New York. “I beg you to excuse the Liberty I take in introducing to your notice Mr Destrihan, who comes strongly mentioned by my Friends at New Orleans, and I shall feel much obliged at any civilities offered him.”1
RC (DLC). 1 p.
1. On the same date, Maury wrote JM a similar letter introducing Pierre Sauvé (DLC; 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, except for Sauvé’s name, complimentary close, and signature, which are in Maury’s hand).