Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Albert Gallatin, 1 November 1803

From Albert Gallatin

[1 Nov. 1803]

The pressure of business & interruption prevents my doing justice to the subject of Louisiana.   I have returned his to Mr Wagner; Mr Madison will correct it, that part which relates to revenue & expenditures excepted which I will revise—

Respectfully Your obt. Servt

Albert Gallatin

RC (DLC); undated; addressed: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received from the Treasury Department on 1 Nov. and “Documents Louisa” and so recorded in SJL.

For the compilation of documents on the subject of louisiana for publication, see Madison to TJ, [5 Nov. 1803].

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