Thomas Jefferson Papers

X. Secretary of State to the President, 17 February 1791

X. Secretary of State to the President

Feb. 17. 1791.

The Secretary of state has the honor to send to the President three copies of a report and message relative to Kaskaskia, Kahokia and Prairie, to wit, one for each house, and one to be retained by the President.

He sends also the original report which contains some things worthy the President’s reading, tho not mentioned in the report. The passages reported on are marked with a pencil.

RC (Roger W. Barrett, Chicago, 1947). Not recorded in SJL or SJPL. For the passages on St. Clair’s original report that TJ marked for the President’s attention, see Editorial Note.

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