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To Thomas Jefferson from William C. C. Claiborne, 26 March 1805

New Orleans March 26th. 1805

Dear Sir

Mr. Robinson a passanger on Board the Brig Enterprise Bound for Baltimore has promised to convey to you a Barrell of excellent Brown Sugar, Manufactured by Mr. Fortier a respectable Planter of this Territory.

Mr. Fortier has requested me to forward to you this Sugar, and to pray your acceptance of it as a Sample of the Production of this fertile District—

I am my Dear Sir with great Respect Your faithful friend

Wm. C. C. Claiborne

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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