Thomas Jefferson Papers

Enclosure V: Arthur St. Clair to the Inhabitants of Prairie du Rocher, 5 June 1790

Enclosure V
Arthur St. Clair to the Inhabitants of Prairie du Rocher

Kaskaskias June 5th. 1790

By The Governor.—

Mr. Beard, the Surveyor appointed to survey the Lands held by the Inhabitants at the Prairie du rocher, having executed that business as far as claimants appeared, is to be paid for his services at the rate of two dollars and a half per mile, reckoning upon one line in the length of each survey, and two dollars for each Lot in the Village. When that expence is defrayed, new concessions will be made out for the Proprietors as soon as possible.

(signed) Arthut St. Clair

Tr (DNA: RG 46, Senate Records, 1st. Cong., 3rd. sess.); in clerk’s hand; at foot of text: “To the inhabitants of the Prairie du Rocher.” PrC from another of the three copies sent to the President by TJ on 17 Feb. 1791 (DLC). Tr (DNA: RG 59, Record of Reports of Thomas Jefferson, p. 281).

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