Thomas Jefferson Papers

William Eustis to Thomas Jefferson, 4 June 1810

From William Eustis

War Department June 4th 1810.


The enclosed copy of the order given from this department for the removal of the intruders on the batture is the only document relative to that subject which an examination of the files this morning has exhibited. Should any further evidence occur, or be pointed out by your own recollection, it will be transmitted without delay. The paper herewith enclosed being a certified copy, will, it is presumed be sufficient, and does not require to be returned.

With sentiments of the highest consideration & respect, I am Dr Sir, Your obedt servt

W Eustis.

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Mr Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 10 June 1810 and so recorded in SJL. FC (Lb in DNA: RG 107, LSSW). Enclosure: Henry Dearborn to James Wilkinson, War Department, 30 Nov. 1807, authorizing the removal of occupants of the Batture Sainte Marie by Wilkinson’s troops as ordered by the territorial or acting governor (FC in Lb in DNA: RG 107, LSSW; Tr in DNA: RG 59, LCBNO, certified by Eustis, 4 June 1810).

Index Entries

  • Batture Sainte Marie, controversy over; TJ receives documents search
  • Dearborn, Henry; and batture controversy search
  • Eustis, William; and batture controversy search
  • Eustis, William; letters from search
  • War Department, U.S.; and batture controversy search
  • Wilkinson, James; and batture controversy search