Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Daniel Smith, 1 September 1791

From Daniel Smith

Southwest Territory, 1 Sep. 1791. Enclosing proceedings of Gov. Blount. Suggests official seal be prepared for Gov. Blount at public expense to replace private one thus far used in the territory.

RC (DNA: RG 59, SWT, M–471/1); 2 p.; endorsed by TJ as received 23 Oct. 1791 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Journal of Executive Proceedings of the Southwest Territory, 7 Mch.-26 July 1791 (same; in Smith’s hand; full text in Carter, Terr. Papers description begins Clarence E. Carter, ed., The Territorial Papers of the United States, Washington, 1934–1962, 26 vols. description ends , iv, 443–6). Tr (DNA: RG 76, Yazoo Land Claims).

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