§ From Buckner Thruston and John Pope
16 December 1809, Senate Chamber. Encloses recommendations on behalf of John Coburn for the position of governor of the Louisiana Territory. They have also received letters in favor of John Allen for the same position and concur in recommending both men.
RC and enclosures (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Coburn”). RC 1 p. Enclosures (4 pp.) are two letters signed by citizens of Lexington, Kentucky (see James Taylor to JM, 19 Nov. 1809, n. 2).