Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Micajah Harris, 24 January 1806

January 24th. 1806

We whose names are under Signed having heard of certain reports of the unpopularity of Governor Wilkinson and we have also heard papers for the contradiction of Sd. reports have been handed through several parts of the Territory of Louisiana; and we the undersigned in the neighbourhood of the Little Prairia from our remote Situation from the rest of the Territory, and not having it in our power to see one of those papers, do hereby Signifie our approbation, and Satisfaction, in the administration of our Governor; and our earnest prayer and wish for his continuance in the office of Governor of this Territory.

Micajah Harris

and 44 other signatures

DNA: RG 59—TP—Territorial Papers.

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