Resol. 1. [substitute within any part of the former Louisiana comprehended in the delivery of possession thereof to the U.S.]
2. [omit]—[substitute as may consist with the honor of the U. States] this change will look less towards advances by the U.S. to effect” the adjustment.
4. [omit, as embarrassing and unefficacious ]
5. [quer. if not unnecessary and provided for by the preceedg. Resol.]
6. [omit, on the idea that witht this specification—amicable expence of adjustmt. will be in fact authorized, with an apparent reference to the use of force previously authorized]
The difficulty lies in covering an application of money to a new purchase of territory. As a means of adjustment it will be covered; but by a construction probably not entering into the views of Congs.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.