Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from La Rouerie, 22 January 1786

From La Rouerie

La Rouerie, 22 Jan. 1786. Acknowledges receipt of TJ’s letter of 12 Jan. and thanks him for his part in “seeing justice done to us”; requests that TJ write to Congress on the subject; encloses letters to be forwarded to Congress, the Board of Treasury, and Gen. Washington.

RC (ViWC); 2 p.; endorsed. Noted in SJL as received 31 Jan. 1786. Enclosures: La Rouerie to Congress, read in Congress 18 Apr. 1786 (DNA: PCC, No. 164; JCC description begins Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789, ed. W. C. Ford and others, Washington, 1904–1937 description ends , xxx, 198); same to Commissioners of Treasury (not found); same to George Washington, 20 Jan. (see Washington’s reply, 10 Aug. 1786, Writings, ed. Fitzpatrick, xxvii, 514–15).

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