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From James Madison to William C. C. Claiborne, 12 November 1804 (Abstract)

§ To William C. C. Claiborne

12 November 1804, Department of State. “I have received your several letters dated 16th. 23d. & 25th. Septr., two of the 21st. of the same, also those dated 3d. 5th. & 8th. of October last.” [The remainder of the letter is nearly identical to JM to Cato West, 12 Nov. 1804.]

Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 14); Tr (Ms-Ar). Letterbook copy 2 pp.; dated 10 Nov. 1804. Date assigned here based on date of Tr and JM to Cato West, 12 Nov. 1804. A note at the foot of the letterbook copy reads: “Mem: A letter on the same subject, as above, was addressed at the same time to Cato West Acting Govr. of the Missi. Territory.”

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