Washington Dec. 8. 06.
Th: Jefferson presents his salutations to Dr. Wistar; & incloses him mr Stuart’s letter which gives the only information he possesses respecting the squirrel’s head. Capt. Lewis’s rout will probably, as soon as he arrives here be engraved. a copy shall be sent to the society, as also of Lt. Pike’s survey of the Misipi. & Freeman’s of the Red river.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.