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Letter not found. 4 April 1803. Acknowledged in Clark to JM, 20 June 1803 (DNA: RG 59, CD, New Orleans, vol. 1). Requests Clark to keep “an account as exact as possible of the amount of all payments exacted from our Citizens in violation of the Treaty.” Encloses a letter from Pichon to the colonial prefect of Louisiana.
The enclosed letters to the Governor & Intendent of Louisiana have just been put into my hands by the Spanish Minister here. They contain orders from His Catholic Majesty for the immediate restoration of the Deposit at New Orleans; as you will find by the communication on the subject by the Marquis D’Yrujo to this Department of which a printed translation is herewith enclosed. You will please...
Letter not found. 6 July 1803 . Acknowledged in Clark to JM, 12 Aug. 1803 . Announces the purchase of the Louisiana Territory.
I have the pleasure to inform you that the Treaty & Conventions, entered into on the 30th. of April by our Ministers Extraordinary, at Paris with the French Government, were received here on Thursday evening last. For an outline of the Agreement I refer you to the enclosed Newspaper; to which is added a copy of Articles II III IV V & VI. To these the President wishes you to give all the...
My present absence from the office of State puts it out of my power to refer to all the letters from you not yet acknowledged. The last received was of the 12th. of August. The preceeding one on the boundaries of Louisiana &c. &c. has not yet reached me. All the information you may be able to give on that subject, and on every other made interesting by the late cession from France, will be...
I inclose a letter from Mr. Brown one of the Senators for Kentucky, whence it appears that a Mr. John Quarles a Citizen of Kentucky is, and for some months past has been confined in irons at New Orleans, under the orders of the police, as it would seem at the instigation and from the influence of an individual actuated by a private misunderstanding. On account of the respectable standing of...
Mr. Pichon, being desirous of forwarding to New-Orleans certain communications preparatory to the delivery of Louisiana to the United States, employs for that purpose the Bearer Mr. Landais, who will put this into your hands. I request the favor of you, not only to receive him with the attentions expected from your politeness, but to give any counsel or other proper aid in the discharge of his...
The present Mail conveys to Govr. Claiborne & Genl. Wilkinson authority to receive or take possession of Louisiana, and to Govr. Claiborne authority to administer for the present the Government of the ceded Country. The possibility suggested by recent circumstances, particularly a protest from the Spanish Government against the cession from France to the United States, that delivery may be...
The inclosed letter was sent to me by Mrs Clark, with a request that it might be forwarded to you. I take this occasion of congratulating you on the successful termination of the measures for placing Louisiana in our hands, and of repeating my acknowledgments for the active and useful services which you have rendered on the occasion. The Bill providing a government for this acquisition has not...
Your letter of the 18th. inst. has been recd.. I refer you to Mr. Sanford, the District Attorney of New York, to whom I shall write by this days Mail on the subject generally of your claim, under the judgement against Danl. Penfield. I am &c. DNA : RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.