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To Thomas Jefferson from William C. C. Claiborne, 1 June 1802

From William C. C. Claiborne

Mississippi Territory
Town of Washington June 1st. 1802

Dear Sir,

On last evening, I received your Letter of the 3rd of April, enclosing your Answer to an Address, from the House of Representatives of this Territory, and which, I shall, with great pleasure, forward to the Speaker of that Body.—

With assurances of my highest respect;—I have the honor to subscribe myself—Your faithful friend, and most obt. Hble. Servant

William C. C. Claiborne

RC (DLC); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Claiborne; at foot of text: “His Excellency, Thomas Jefferson President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received 11 July and so recorded in SJL.

YOUR LETTER OF THE 3RD OF APRIL: see TJ to the Mississippi Territory House of Representatives, 3 Apr. 1802.

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