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To James Madison from John Graham, 13 February 1806 (Abstract)

From John Graham, 13 February 1806 (Abstract)

§ From John Graham. 13 February 1806, New Orleans. “I have the Honor to inclose you a Copy of the General Orders issued by the Governor of this Territory in his Character as Commander in Chief of the Militia; and also a List of the Civil appointments made by him.1

“The List of the military appointments can not, the Governor tells me, be made out until the return of the Adjutant Genera⟨l,⟩ who is now on a Tour organising the Militia.”

RC and enclosures (DNA: RG 59, TP, Orleans, vol. 8). RC 1 p.; docketed by Wagner. For enclosures, see n. 1.

1The enclosures (52 pp.; docketed by Wagner; printed in Carter, Territorial Papers description begins Clarence Carter et al., (28 vols.; Washington, 1934–75). description ends , Orleans, 9:583–603) are copies of various militia orders, proclamations, and courts-martial decisions issued by William C. C. Claiborne or his aide-de-camp William Nott between 17 Apr. 1805 and 2 Feb. 1806, and a register of all the civil appointments in the territory between 27 Dec. 1804 and 25 Jan. 1806.

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