Thomas Jefferson Papers

Notes on a Cabinet Meeting, 8 October 1804

1804. Oct. 8. Present the 4. Secretaries. Yrujo’s and C. Pinckney’s communicns submitted.

Cevallos’s 1st. condn as to giving time for commencement of Commissrs. all agree we may fix a day with Yrujo not exceeding 6. months hence. say nothing which shall weaken our claims under the 6th. article, and repeat the explanation of the 4th. & 11th. article of the act of Congress already given him, and communicate the of the President defining the district.

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