New Orleans 8th. May 1806
I have the Honor to inclose you a copy of the Register kept in this Office, of the Military appointments made by the Governor of the Territory.
It may be proper for me to observe, that no Return has been made to me of the Military appointments among the People of Colour. these appointments were made before the Territorial Government got into operation and have not been since renewed. With Sentiments of the Highest Respect, I have the Honor to be, Sir Your Most Obt Sert
DNA: RG 59-TP-Territorial Papers, Orleans.